Esben Kjær > Plesner > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

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Esben Kjær is a corporate lawyer who is in great demand among clients for his ability to negotiate and communicate solutions in a complex environment involving a wealth of competences in Plesner’s various practice areas.

Esben specialises in transactions in the fields of energy, infrastructure and transport and has extensive experience in operating agreements with public contracting entities.

As a member of Plesner’s dedicated Energy and Infrastructure team Esben advises Danish and international clients in the energy and infrastructure sector on all aspects of their legal and commercial challenges.

He is known for his no-nonsense approach combined with his ability to find simple and robust solutions to complex problems.

During his career, Esben has been engaged in numerous M&A investment transactions and is often used as a negotiator when investments and joint ventures are to be established or terminated.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Energy

Plesner has a strong track record in handling large-scale energy projects and transactions. The team is singled out as ‘excellent’, leveraging its ‘abundance of experience’ to advise clients on green and sustainable financings, onshore development projects and renewable energy technologies including geothermal energy. The group is also adept at handling offshore wind projects, with Esben Kjær advising international investors and national developers in this area. Practice head Niklas Korsgaard Christensen maintains a prominent reputation for his energy sector expertise.