Rass Holdgaard > Poul Schmith > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile
Poul Schmith Offices
VESTER FARIMAGSGADE 23
1606 COPENHAGEN V
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Rass Holdgaard is especially experienced in EU state aid law, including handling complex notification and complaints procedures involving the European Commission. He has provided assistance to authorities in a considerable number of big state aid cases in the tax area, the environmental area, the financial sector, the media sector, the postal sector, the energy sector and the transport sector. He is also very experienced in advising state-controlled entities and public authorities on how to handle EU law issues and procedures, including in relation to state aid, in connection with reorganisation and privatisation.
Partner, Poul Schmith
Associate Partner, Poul Schmith
2008 – 2009
Chief adviser, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Law Office
2005 – 2008
2002 – 2005
PhD fellow, University of Copenhagen, and Affiliate Academic, University College London
2001 – 2002
Head of section, the Ministry of Justice, Civil Department
PhD, University of Copenhagen
Master of Law, University of Aarhus
LL.M, European Law, King’s College, London
At Poul Schmith, Jacob Pinborg , Jens Bødtcher-Hansen and Rass Holdgaard jointly lead the department and regularly act for clients in the High Courts and the Supreme Court. The practice also regularly advises on the drafting and negotiation of public procurement contracts, state aid work, procurement matters, anti-competitive mandates and regulatory issues for a client roster of government ministries, municipalities and competition authorities.