Mr Kim Trenskow > Kromann Reumert > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Kromann Reumert

Work Department

Environmental and Public Law, Insurance and Tort Law, Litigation and Arbitration, Real Estate and Construction Law, Financial Services.


Partner. Head of environmental law group.


Kim advises a large number of business clients and public sector clients in cases involving environmental and planning law issues, including the interaction between the comprehensive and complex EU rules on one side and the administrative, environmental, planning and public law rules as implemented at national level on the other side.

In relation to environmental and planning law, Kim is particularly experienced in identifying and handling transaction-based environmental and planning law issues (businesses and properties). He also has special knowledge of the legal issues that are relevant for harbours, contaminated land, waste legislation, nature conservation and environmental protection laws, preparation and interpretation of local development plans, retail trade planning, environmental impact assessments, water supply and water boring in protection areas, and environmental regulation of industrial activities.

Further, Kim is an experienced litigator in large and complex cases. He has conducted more than 300 cases before the Danish courts, including also the Danish Supreme Court, and the arbitration tribunals. Kim has i.a. represented Finansiel Stabilitet in the three actions on management liability in failing banks that have so far been considered by the courts: the cases involving Capinordic Bank (Supreme Court judgment of January 2019, together with attorney Claus Jul Hansen), Eik Bank Danmark (currently under appeal to the Supreme Court, together with attorney Claus Jul Hansen) and most recently Amagerbanken (Eastern High Court judgment of 26 June 2019, together with attorney Kolja Staunstrup).


The Scandinavian Languages, English.


Kim is Member of the Danish Bar and Law Society’s Expert Group for Environmental Law Member of the Danish Society for Environmental Law, Member of the board of the Danish Society for Environmental Law, Member of the board of Danish Environmental Lawyers and Member of the Danish Supreme Court Bar Association (“Højesteretsskranken”).


Kim Trenskow obtained his law degree (Cand.jur) from the University of Aarhus in 1993 and sub-sequently, an LL.M. degree from the University of London in 1997. Kim is an external lecturer in environmental law at the University of Aarhus and is regularly giving lectures on public law and environmental law issues. Finally, Kim is the author of a number of articles on matters relating to public, environmental and tort law as well as co-author on the only Danish book on harbour law.


Football (soccer), badminton, music and the arts.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Environment

Kromann Reumert’s team, which is headed up by Kim Trenskow, demonstrates capabilities across the spectrum of environmental and planning issues, most notably in contentious matters and disputes concerning contamination and pollution issues. The group regularly represents clients in compliance cases and hearings before the Danish Environmental Protection Agency, in addition to applications and approval requests through the Food and Environmental Board of Appeal.