Lars Bunch > Plesner > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department


Lars Bunch is head of our Corporate Law team.

Lars primarily works in the following areas:

  • Corporate law and corporate governance
  • National and cross-border company reorganisation
  • Change of capital
  • Formation and dissolution of companies
  • Companies with public owners
  • Foundation law – commercial and non-commercial foundations

Before joining Plesner, Lars worked with the Danish Business Authority for more than 15 years, ending as a deputy chief executive. Lars was head of the foundation law office and the corporate law office for more than ten years. During that period he was involved in all major transactions and legal proceedings involving aspects of corporate law or foundation law.

Lars was also responsible for the drafting and interpretation of the new Danish Companies Act which entered into force on 1 March 2010 and was subsequently responsible for the drafting of the new Danish Act on Commercial Foundations and implementation of the Act.

Lars is the chairman of Dansk Forening for Selskabsret (a Danish corporate law association).

Lars has long experience in handling cases but also in drafting of new legislation and administration of legislation and he has vast experience of all aspects of corporate law.

Lars advises commercial foundations and non-commercial foundations on all aspects of foundation law and atypical undertakings such as autonomous public undertakings.

Lars is the author of several books and articles on corporate law and foundation law, including the annotated Danish Companies Act which is regarded as a leading corporate law textbook. Lars is also a popular keynote speaker and lectures on corporate law and foundation law.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Plesner‘s commercial, corporate and M&A teams provide specialist advice to international and Danish corporates, including major private equity houses. Hans Hedegaard and Lars Bunch co-head the corporate and M&A practice, which includes Henrik Rossing Lønberg and takes on complex bet-the-company matters. On the commercial side, the team is led by Jacob Ørskov Rasmussen, who has extensive experience in commercial contracts, including drafting and negotiating franchise agreements. Christian Kjølbye and Thomas Holst Laursen are experts in privatisations and public takeovers, while Tina Kang handles sell-side mandates. Simon Krogh is head of the private investment funds team.