Mr Frans Rossen > Horten > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Corporate/M&A, German Desk, Company law


Frans Rossen is engaged in national and international corporate acquisitions and provides advice on the preparation and implementation of corporate acquisitions, legal due diligence and related contracts. Frans is also admitted to the bar in Germany (Rechtsanwalt) and is specialised in advising Danish and German companies on Danish/German legal matters, in particular corporate acquisitions. In addition, he advises on general company law and contract law.


Partner, Horten, 2014; Rechtsanwalt, 1999; Right of audience before the High Court, 1998; Admitted to the Danish bar, 1998.


German and English.


Member of the board, NES II GP A/S; Chairman of the board, Essity Denmark A/S; Chairman of the board, New Energy Solutions II K/S; Member of the board, Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique Danmark A/S; Member of the board, DropBucket ApS; Chairman of the supervisory board, Scandlines Danmark ApS; Chairman of the supervisory board, Scandlines Gedser-Rostock ApS
Chairman of the supervisory board, Scandlines Catering ApS; Hanseatische; Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg; Dansk-Tysk Industri- og Handelsklub; Netværk Danmark


Master of Laws, the University of Aarhus, 1995; Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 1994.

Lawyer Rankings

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.