Mrs Henriette Soja > Horten > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Environmental law, Public Law.


Henriette Soja has been specialising in environmental law for many years and is among the leading attorneys in Denmark within this area of the law. She has thus advised in many leading cases within the areas of environmental, planning and construction law and has conducted negotiations and a large number of cases of general public importance within all the areas which are traditionally handled by the municipal technical administration and the municipal supply sector.
Henriette has many years’ experience in environmental due diligence projects, compliance programmes and risk management in private enterprises. She has represented municipalities and private enterprises in some of the largest environmental and construction cases in recent years and has carried out legal investigations within the areas of environmental, planning and construction law.
Henriette teaches on the assistant attorney programme and the special environmental law programme under Local Government Denmark (LGDK). Since 1998, she has been a part-time lecturer at the Copenhagen Business School in the subject damages and insurance and has earlier lectured on public law at the University of Copenhagen. Henriette performs comprehensive course and lecturing activities, including special courses for authorities and private enterprises concerning environmental, municipal and administrative law.


Partner, Horten, 2006; Right of audience before the Supreme Court, 2001; Right of audience before the High Court, 1996


Scandinavian languages, English and German.


Chairman of the Danish Environmental Law Society; Member of the board of the Environmental Committee of the Danish National Building Association; Member of the board of The Danish National League for Built Heritage and Landscape; Member of the association of Danish Environmental Lawyers.


Master of Laws, the University of Copenhagen, 1988.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Environment

(Leading individuals)

Henriette SojaHorten

With a robust local public authority practice, Horten is involved in a large number of high-profile matters, including cases before the Danish courts and administrative authorities. Areas of strength for the team include conducting environmental due diligence and risk assessment analyses, as well as representing clients in complex litigation. Group head Henriette Soja is primarily instructed on public law issues, especially construction-related mandates, while Poul Hvilsted provides legal, strategic and commercial advice concerning environmental and planning law. Anne Sophie Kierkegaard Vilsbøll has additional capabilities in easements and climate and supply regulations.