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Torben Bondrop

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Dispute Resolution, Insurance and Pension law


Torben Bondrop is one of Denmark's foremost litigators. His track record as a litigator is outstanding, and he has won 11 consecutive cases before the Danish Supreme Court. Torben is also a qualified arbitrator. His high success rate and extensive ligation experience mean that he is in constant demand among Danish and international businesses, and he handles litigation and arbitration proceedings in a range of areas of the law.

Torben specialises in insurance and pension law, but, in addition to traditional insurance law, he has been engaged in advisors' professional liability, D&O liability, product liability, general commercial liability and reinsurance, and he has handled a large number of litigation and arbitration proceedings in all of these areas.

In addition, Torben holds positions of trust in the areas of procedural and general insurance law; he is a member of the board of the Danish Supreme Court Bar Association, secretary of the Danish Association of Insurance Law, a member of the board of Foreningen for Erstatnings- og Forsikringsret (FEF) (a Danish association for tort and insurance law), a member of the presidential council of the International Association for Insurance Law (AIDA) and a member of the board of AIDA Europe.


Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Torben Bondrop - Plesner

Within: Dispute resolution

The group at Plesner has 'a superb dynamic across the team from junior associate to partner level', and clients single out Peter Schradieck, who is 'always engaged', 'positive' and 'simply very good at what he does'; he recently defended Nordea Bank Denmark in claims brought by the Municipality of Haderslev concerning swap transactions. Other work includes Torben Bondrop acting for CF Møller Architects in an arbitration relating to alleged design errors in the construction of the Mærsk Tårnet, and arbitrator Niklas Korsgaard Christensen handling an arbitration for Strukton Rail Denmark regarding the termination of a contract with railway company Banedanmark. Jimmy Skjold Hansen was recently promoted to the partnership and is experienced in cross-border matters.

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Within: Leading individuals

Torben Bondrop - Plesner

Within: Insurance

Torben Bondrop leads the practice at Plesner and has an extensive background in contentious insurance matters.  Bondrop recently acted for Lego, which alleged that its excess property and business interruption insurance was wrongfully terminated by If Insurance. Also recognised is Charlotte Hasseriis Iversen, who advises on regulatory issues.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Plesner is noted for its work on high-profile transactions, projects and disputes. Niklas Korsgaard Christensen leads the construction team and primarily handles projects and arbitration matters; he recently assisted Dong with its €1.5bn development of the Hejrenoil and gas field in the North Sea, and worked with Peter Wengler-Jørgensen to advise on a multi-billion euro infrastructure project. Leif Djurhuus  leads the real estate team and specialises in rental disputes. Other key practitioners include Peter Schradieck, Torben Bondrop, Frants Dalgaard-Knudsen, as well as Anders Friis and Jakob Schou Midtgaard who have extensive experience in real estate transactions.

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    Partner Søren Stenderup Jensen and Assistant Attorney Sebina Harder have written the article "Water plans and buffer strips: reducing emissions into watercourses", which has been published in the current edition of International Law Office (ILO).
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