Michael Wiisbye > Nielsen Nørager > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Nielsen Nørager


Michael Wiisbye has 25 years of experience in insurance and tort law. He advises a number of Danish and foreign insurance companies and has conducted a large number of cases before the courts and arbitration tribunals, many of which have concerned the key principles of insurance and tort law. Among other main areas of practice is construction law, which is a field in which Michael Wiisbye conducts many court and arbitration cases for professional advisers. Furthermore, he works as an arbitrator, and Michael Wiisbye is also the author of a number of books and numerous articles.


1985-1994 The Danish Insurance Complaints Board, head of office.

1994- Nielsen Nørager Law Firm LLP.


Member of the committee on the tort and insurance law of the Danish Bar and Law Society (FEF), Member of the committee of the Danish Association for Insurance Law (AIDA), member of the Supreme Court bar association.

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Denmark > Dispute resolution

Litigation at all levels of the court system and arbitration proceedings are the core work streams of the dispute resolution practice at Nielsen Nørager, with the team’s caseload including disputes related to insurance, tort law, financial services, competition, tax and M&A mandates. Real estate and construction disputes expert Michael Kjær Lauritsen and experienced EU litigator Henrik Peytz jointly head up the practice group, which also includes Michael Wiisbye, who is another important port of call with extensive experience in insurance and tort law.