Mrs Lise Lotte Hjerrild > Horten > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Mergers and acquisitions, Company Law, Capital Markets


Lise Lotte Hjerrild is specialised in M&A. She advises a number of Danish and foreign companies on all M&A, capital markets and company law matters.
Since 1997, Lise Lotte has led a large number (+100) of private and public M&A transactions, including cross-border purchases and sales of companies, mergers and demergers of listed companies, listings and delistings, take-over bids, structured auction processes and investments in Danish and foreign companies. Further, she has a unique experience in privatisations, especially of airports, energy companies and other utilities, and in worldwide group restructurings.
Internationally, Lise Lotte is regularly speaking on M&A and Corporate Governance topics. Further, Lise Lotte is an Officer of ABA’s International M&A and Joint Venture Committee. In addition, Lise Lotte is Vice Chair of IBA’s Women Lawyer’s Interest Group and Counsellor of IBA’s Legal Practice Division.
Lise Lotte was awarded the Women in Law Awards 2017 in acknowledgement of her outstanding legal expertise and contribution within the practice area of Corporate Governance.


IBA Counsellor, 2019; ABA Officer, 2017; Board member, Horten, 2012-2017;
Partner, Horten, 2004


Scandinavian languages and English.


Counsellor of IBA’s Legal Practice Divison; Vice Chair of IBA’s Women Lawyers’ Interest Group;
Officer of ABA’s International M&A and Joint Venture Committee; The Danish Bar; Danish Association of Corporate Law; IBA (International Bar Association); ABA (American Bar Association)


LL.M., University of Cambridge, 1999; Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen, 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Capital markets

Horten ‘always go the extra mile for the client’, acting for a roster of issuers, banks and investors. The team has an international focus and is adept at handling dual listings, passporting and issuances with convenience listings; it also has a strong practice in real estate bonds. Lise Lotte Hjerrild and Jacob Kornerup jointly lead the team.

Denmark > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Advising both domestic and international clients, Horten assists with all aspects of company law and M&A transactions. It covers the full spectrum of buying and selling mandates, including structured auction processes, mergers and demergers, restructurings and ownership transitions. The energy and technology sectors are two areas of strength for the group, with Thomas Francis Beckett and Lise Lotte Hjerrild handling key mandates. Practice head Frans Rossen regularly handles legal due diligence issues and corporate acquisitions.