Jan Presfeldt > Nielsen Nørager > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Nielsen Nørager

Work Department

Commercial, corporate and M&A, Insurance, Litigation,


Jan Presfeldt is a partner at Nielsen Nørager and is a highly experienced litigator and has conducted a significant number of cases before the Supreme Court, the High Courts and in connection with arbitration.

Apart from advising on commercial and corporate law issues, commercial contracts and mergers and acquisitions, Jan Presfeldt works particularly in the areas of tort and insurance law (commercial and product liability, professional liability and construction law) for Danish and foreign companies.

Further, Jan Presfeldt serves as board member of a number of Danish companies and as chairman of the board of directors of Wewers A/S.

Jan holds a Master’s degree in International Commercial Law (MCL) from the University of California, USA.

Jan Presfeldt was born in 1966 and graduated from the University of Copenhagen in 1994.


2006 – 2009 Appointed external assistant to the State Prosecutor for Copenhagen

2000 – 2009 External associated professor in corporate law at Copenhagen University

1998 – 2000 Teacher in the law of contracts at Copenhagen University

1996 – 1998 Teacher in property law at Copenhagen University


The Supreme Court Association

The Danish Association for Corporate Law

Association for tort and Insurance law


2003 Right of audience before the Supreme Court

1998 Right of audience before the High Court

1997 Attorney

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Dispute resolution

Nielsen Nørager fields a team of practitioners which handles the full range of disputes concerning insurance, financial services, public and tax elements. Michael Kjær Lauritsen co-heads the practice alongside Henrik Peytz. Lauritsen often appears before the District Court and High Court, as well as the Danish Building and Construction Arbitration Board in disputes relating to product, commercial, professional and construction liability issues, all areas in which Jan Presfeldt has ample experience. Notable clients for the team include the Danish Chamber of Commerce, Pædagogernes Pension and the Danish Society for Nature Conservation. Michael Wiisbye is an expert in insurance related litigation, regularly representing domestic and international insurance companies before the Supreme Court.

Denmark > Insurance

Nielsen Nørager houses a broad insurance team, which handles both non-contentious and contentious matters involving regulatory elements, and issues relating to the amendment and drafting of insurance contracts and conditions. Michael S. Wiisbye acts for numerous domestic and international insurance companies before administrative tribunals; and Jan Presfeldt has broad expertise in litigation concerning national suppliers and product liability claims, often appearing before the Building and Construction Arbitration Board and the Supreme Court. Michael Kjær Lauritsen frequently handles professional liability insurance disputes concerning architects, executive officers and auditors.