Mr Morten Ruben Brage > Viltoft > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Morten Ruben Brage
Specialist areas: Dispute resolution, construction, public procurement and enviromental law.
Morten Ruben Brage advises public authorities, private-sector enterprises and technical consultants on all aspects of construction and procurement law, with a special focus on consultant liability. In addition, Morten provides advice on issues pertaining to environmental law, including general availability restrictions, planning law, EIAs, waste and soil management, and expropriation. Morten has conducted a number of cases in the field of environmental law.
Morten has extensive litigation experience and has conducted cases in the high courts, the Maritime and Commercial High Court and the Danish Building and Construction Arbitration Board, as well as the
Complaints Board for Public Procurement. In 2015, Morten served as acting high court judge in the Eastern High Court. From 2011 to 2015 he was an external lecturer on property law (environmental law) at the University of Copenhagen and co-editor of Miljøretlige Afgørelser og Domme (MAD), a journal on decisions and judgments in environmental law.
Morten’s recent work includes assistance in matters relating to building and construction:
- representing a construction client in arbitral proceedings concerning the termination of a construction contract and arbitral proceedings concerning fee for additional works
- acting as litigator in a case concerning consultant liability
- representing a client in a case heard by the Complaints Board for Public Procurement
- providing advice on a number of matters, including the question of obligations under the Public
Procurement Act, rules concerning participation in joint ventures in relation to the same tender, and assessment of compliance with conditions
In the field of environmental law, Morten has recently provided advice on the following:
- assessment of application of the EIA Directive in connection with the adoption of construction-related legislation
Morten is the co-author (with Michael Gjedde-Nielsen et al.) of “ABR 18: General Conditions for Consulting Services”, Karnov Group, 1st edition, 2021
2021- Partner, VILTOFT
2018-2020 Junior partner, VILTOFT
2015- Attorney, VILTOFT
2014-2015 Attorney, Kammeradvokaten
2015 Temporary judge, the High Court of Eastern Denmark
2012-2014 Attorney, Bruun & Hjejle
2012 Admitted to the High Court
2012 Admitted to the Danish Bar
2009-2012 Assistant attorney, Kammeradvokaten
Morten speaks the Scandinavian languages and English.
Co-editor of Environmental Law and Judgements (Miljøretlige Afgørelser og Domme (MAD)), 2011-2015
2009 Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Copenhagen
2007 Studies at University of California
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
Displaying an ‘in-depth knowledge of the construction sector’, Viltoft fields experts in the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts concerning large project developments, construction-related procurement work, and high-stakes construction disputes. Acting for a range of public institutions, construction companies, engineers, technical consultants and contractors, the group is jointly led by Peter Fauerholdt Thommesen, Henrik Hauge Andersen and Steen Hellmann. Michael Gjedde-Nielsen has substantial experience in contentious matters and Eva Olesen handles procurement mandates, while newly promoted partner Morten Ruben Brage specialises in environmental and planning issues.
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