Mr Andreas Christensen > Horten > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Horten
PHILIP HEYMANS ALLÉ 7
2900 HELLERUP
COPENHAGEN
Denmark

Work Department

EU, Public Procurement and Competition

Position

Andreas Christensen is specialised in competition law, EU law, public procurement law and state aid. He was working comprehensively with those practice areas when being employed with the law department of the Ministry of Justice and subsequently as a lawyer. Andreas has considerable experience advising private and public and semi-public enterprises and has conducted a large number of litigation and arbitration cases within his areas of expertise. He has been involved in competition cases both as prosecuting attorney and defence attorney and is one of the lawyers having conducted most cases before the Complaints Board for Public Procurement. He has significant expertise within PPP and ESCO (Energy Service Company) and has advised on some of the first PPP projects and ESCO cooperation in Denmark. In addition, he has been member of the Government’s state subsidy advisory group and has advised in connection with some of the principal state subsidy cases in the past 10 years.

Andreas has lectured at e.g. the University of Southern Denmark and has been external lecturer at the Universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus as well as lectured at a number of universities abroad. He is also “Correspondent Editor for Denmark” for the recognised publication Bellamy & Child: European Community Law of Competition.

Career

Certified project manager (PRINCE2 Practitioner), 2012; Right of audience before the Supreme Court, 2011; Partner, Horten, 2005; Right of audience before the High Court, 2005; The Ministry of Justice 1998-2000.

Languages

Scandinavian languages and English.

Memberships

Member of the board, Copenhagen Arena; Member of the board, the Danish Association for European Law; The Danish Association for Public Procurement Law; The Danish Association for Competition Law; The Danish Society for Construction and Consulting Law; The procurement law working committee of the Association of Danish Law Firms.

Education

Master of Laws, the University of Copenhagen, 1998.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > EU, competition and public procurement

(Leading individuals)

Andreas ChristensenHorten

Horten’s team is ‘strong for competition law and contract law and has very good all-round knowledge’ of EU and competition matters, including public procurement, state aid and general EU law issues. Instructed by a variety of private companies, business associations and public authorities, the group, led by Andreas Christensen, also focuses on follow-on damages actions, Danish infringement investigations and merger control work in the public sector. Annelouise Dalgaard Pedersen‘s expertise encompasses strategic advice on procurement designs, tender procedures and handling complaints before the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement.