Sune Fugleholm > Poul Schmith > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Poul Schmith
VESTER FARIMAGSGADE 23
1606 COPENHAGEN V
Denmark
Sune Fugleholm photo

Work Department

Sune Fugleholm specializes in constitutional and administrative law matters, including human rights and administrative negligence. Sune Fugleholm advises and litigates in all regulatory matters with particular focus on energy law. His work currently ranges from advising the Danish Government on IT-systems for automated administrative decision making to litigating a number of constitutional law matters. He has tried more than 75 cases before the Supreme Court and appeared in courts of 1. instance as well as appellate courts in Denmark and the European Court of Justice. In 2006 Sune Fugleholm received the Christrup Prize for excellence in litigation.

Position

Partner, Attorney

Career

2006
Christrup-Prisen 2006

2003 – 2007
Chairman of the firm’s executive committee

1998 – 2017
Head of the firm’s department for constitutional and administrative law

1995
Partner, Poul Schmith

1992 –
Poul Schmith

1991 – 1992
Haight, Gardner, Poor & Havens, New York

1986 – 1990
Poul Schmith

Languages

Danish
English

Memberships

Member of the board of the association of Danish Supreme Court lawyers.

Education

2016
Certificate, The Arbitrator Education by Danske Advokater (The association of Danish Law Firms)

2015
PRINCE2® certified

1996
Right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court.

1991
LL.M. University of Michigan

1989
Admitted to practice law in 2006.

1986
Master of law, University of Copenhagen

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Energy

Poul Schmith is regularly involved in the contentious and non-contentious aspects of energy supply and utility matters as well as offshore energy projects; the team also advises on supply issues and the drafting and negotiation of transportation and infrastructure agreements and acts in disputes arising from energy contracts. The client roster encompasses public companies and government institutions, alongside private energy providers. Practice co-head Klint Klingberg-Jensen leads the offshore practice, while fellow co-head Sune Fugleholm heads up the energy supply team.

Denmark > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

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