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

Horten advises on all areas of environmental regulation, including emissions and pollution work, natural resources issues, protection of the environment and planning instruments for residential, commercial and agricultural developments. The team is strong in both contentious and non-contentious work, with experienced litigator Poul Hvilsted acting on behalf of private and public sector clients before complaints boards, the courts and arbitration tribunals. Practice head Henriette Soja specialises in public law issues, especially environmental and construction law, while Anne Sophie Kierkegaard Vilsbøll has extensive experience advising on public infrastructure projects.