Lotte Hummelshøj > Nielsen Nørager > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Nielsen Nørager

Work Department

EU and competition, public procurement


Lotte Hummelshøj is a partner at Nielsen Nørager and the EU, Public Procurement and Competition Law group together with Henrik Peytz. Lotte works with all aspects of competition and public procurement law. She has successfully conducted numerous cases before the Danish Complaints Board on Public Procurement as well as the Danish courts.

Lotte advises on all issues in tender processes, including the possible obligation to use the public procurement procedures, preparation of tender materials, assessment of whether bids are compliant and evaluation of bids. She is also highly experienced in project and contract management and assistance in drafting and negotiation of contracts. She advises on issues concerning access to documents and she advises on submission of bids and makes quality control of bids.

Lotte also offers advice on procurement issues related to mergers and acquisitions and privatisations. In the area of competition law, Lotte advises on the pricing policy of dominant undertakings, merger control, distribution agreements, cartel cases as well as state aid cases.

Lotte further offers advice on personal data protection legislation, marketing law and public administration law.

Lotte Hummelshøj has been ranked in band 1 in Chambers Europe 2020 in Public Procurement that states: “Lotte Hummelshøj is a respected lawyer noted for her experience in public procurement matters. She has noteworthy experience in state aid cases and contract management matters, in addition to frequently representing clients before the Danish Complaints Board for Public“. Clients describe her as “extremely competent in all aspects within procurement and competition law and provides a clear view on difficult aspects of cases””, and in the Legal 500 in the EU and competition law where the following is stated: “Lotte Hummelshøj is praised by clients for her percipient approach, and they note that she is able to provide clear views in difficult circumstances” and “she is a persuasive performer in court”. Lotte is also recognised in the publication Who’s Who Legal: Government Contracts 20120.

Lotte is a well-known speaker on subjects about procurement and competition law.

Lotte Hummelshøj was born in 1963 and graduated from the University of Copenhagen in 1989.


1999 – 2012 Partner at Lind Cadovius Law Firm Ltd.

1992 – 1999 Attorney at Lind Cadovius Law Firm Ltd.

1991 Tutor of EU and public international law at the University of Copenhagen

1989 – 1992 Assistant attorney at Lind Cadovius Law Firm Ltd.


Member of the Danish Society on European Law

Member of the Danish Society on Competition Law

Member of the Danish Society on Procurement Law

International Bar Association

Member of the Danish Economy and Business Affairs’ committee on amendments of the Danish merger rules


1992 Attorney

1992 Right of audience before the High Court

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > EU, competition and public procurement

Henrik Peytz and Lotte Hummelshøj head up the EU and competition team at Nielsen Nørager, which is particularly well-known for its extensive track record when it comes to public procurement and state aid cases as well as representation on abuse of dominance matters. Peytz is renowned for advising public authorities and Danish and foreign businesses in strategic competition law issues and in particular in competition, public procurement, state aid and other public regulation cases.