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


Work Department

EU, Public Procurement and Competition


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.


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.


Scandinavian languages and English.


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.


Master of Laws, the University of Copenhagen, 1998.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > EU, competition and public procurement

(Leading individuals)

Andreas ChristensenHorten

Horten‘s strengths include handling follow-on damage claims, merger control work and infringement investigations. The team is also strong in distribution and competition law matters, advising both private and publicly owned companies and authorities. On the public procurement and state aid side, the group advises several Danish municipalities and is particularly adept at handling issues within the sport, aviation, environment and energy sectors. Practice head Andreas Christensen is a prominent public procurement practitioner, handling several cases before the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement. Annelouise Dalgaard Pedersen  and Marie Løvbjerg are other names to note.