Firm Profile > Lundsgaard & Partnere > Copenhagen, Denmark

Lundsgaard & Partnere
GRØNNINGEN 25
1270 COPENHAGEN K
Denmark

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Lundsgaard & Partnere's group acts in litigation and arbitration proceedings for insurance, commercial, construction and financial sector clients; the practice also regularly advises on preliminary investigations. With further expertise in professional liability and indemnity cases, the team also handles claims relating to board member, accountant, lawyer and CEO liability issues. Practice head Søren Lundsgaard is also experienced in tort law cases.

Testimonials

‘They are one of the few Danish firms prepared to litigate against the Danish government. They are very responsive and knowledgeable.’

‘Boutique litigation firm with a strong focus on professional liability and D&O liability.’

‘Søren Lundsgaard is both a charismatic and clever litigator.’

‘Each individual is strong on their own but when combined the effectiveness of the practice kicks in.’

‘From the first time I contacted Lundsgaard & Partners I understood the difference between them and other companies in this sector. They are very clear and solid with you about how and what they think about your case already during the first meeting. They are always there for you, they respond quickly and they always report back if needed. They have a human approach and understanding of how to deal with me. Excellent planning and communication which has relieved the pressure on me and made it possible for me to live normally during this process.’

‘Amazing how fast and clear Søren Lundsgaard reads you as an individual and how he sees your case.’

‘The team is led by Søren Lundsgaard who is an excellent tactical lawyer who really puts himself out to help clients.’

Key clients

AIG Europe Limited

CNA Hardy

RiskPoint

The Pension Fund for Danish Lawyers and Economists

FSN Capital A/S

Insurance Tier 3

Lundsgaard & Partnere is a dispute resolution boutique specialising in litigation and arbitration, which also includes the representation during preliminary investigations. The practice advises professional liability disputes and regularly acts for directors, board members, lawyers, accountants and technical advisers. The practice also represents in court proceedings concerning claims in connection with warranty and indemnity insurance policies. Practice head Søren Lundsgaard is experienced in assisting with the interpretation of policy conditions and clauses in insurance contracts.

Testimonials

‘I think they represent a unique skill set with defending D&O claims. Not only the legal part, but understanding the dynamics in each case and creating a defence that matches that.’

‘Søren Lundsgaard is definitely a D&O lawyer from the very top.’

Key clients

AIG Europe Limited

CNA Hardy

Codan Forsikring A/S (RSA)

RiskPoint

FSN

The firm: Lundsgaard & Partnere is a litigation boutique specialising in litigation and arbitration. This specialisation is a unique characteristic of the firm, as no other law firm in Denmark has a similar profile or strategy.

The firm represents clients in some of the largest and most complicated cases currently heard by the Danish courts and conduct cases at all levels of the judicial system, including the Supreme Court. It specialises in conducting commercial cases of high complexity and often of great or general public importance.

Lundsgaard & Partnere has experience with cross-border cases involving, among other things, post M&A disputes, W&I Insurance, professional liability and D&O liability. The firm advises on the institution and handling of legal proceedings abroad, including limitation periods, conflict of laws rules and rules on jurisdiction, often in close co-operation with lawyers from the respective countries.

Areas of practice: Lundsgaard & Partnere is devoted to the practice areas of dispute resolution and insurance.

Dispute resolution: Lundsgaard & Partnere specialises in litigation and arbitration. The firm has extensive experience with litigation before the Danish Supreme Court, the Danish high courts, the Maritime and Commercial Court and the district courts, as well as with all types of arbitration.

Lundsgaard & Partnere offers a dedicated team providing a full range of advisory services, including analysis of the litigation risk, assessment of the financial implications of initiating a lawsuit compared to alternative dispute resolution methods, etc.

Lundsgaard & Partnere also attracts appointments as arbitrator in arbitration cases before the Danish Institute of Arbitration.

Insurance: Lundsgaard & Partnere provides legal assistance to several leading Danish and foreign insurance companies, businesses and insurance brokers. The firm is recognised for its high-quality work and deep insight, especially with regard to professional liability insurance, D&O insurance, W&I insurance, crime insurance and insurance relating to construction projects.

Lundsgaard & Partnere acts as coverage and monitoring counsel for insurance companies in a number of high-profile cases. Furthermore, the firm assists several insurance companies with the interpretation and preparation of insurance products, as well as with drawing up new insurance products.

Department Name Email Telephone
Dispute resolution & Insurance Søren Lundsgaard
Dispute resolution & Insurance Søren Bagger
Dispute resolution & Insurance Saskia Krüger Larsen
Dispute resolution & Insurance Arianne Svardal-Stelmer
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Søren Bagger  photo Mr Søren Bagger
Mrs Saskia Krüger Larsen  photo Mrs Saskia Krüger Larsen
Mr Søren Lundsgaard  photo Mr Søren Lundsgaard
Mrs Arianne Svardal-Stelmer  photo Mrs Arianne Svardal-Stelmer
Number of lawyers : 10
Danish
English
Chambers & Partners

DENMARK

Firms in the spotlight: Legal market overview

Lundsgaard & Partnere is a litigation boutique specialising in litigation and arbitration. The firm is one of the market leaders in Denmark within litigation, professional indemnity and insurance, providing advisory services to national and international clients. Lundsgaard & Partnere has a large portfolio of professional liability cases, representing board members, directors, lawyers, accountants, technical advisors and financial institutions in relation to court proceedings, analyses and preliminarily investigations, often at the request of the client’s professional indemnity insurer. Lundsgaard & Partnere also represents leading clients, for example private equity funds, in commercial disputes and disputes arising from M&A transactions related to breach of contract.

Dispute resolution

Litigation is Lundsgaard & Partnere’s specialty and niche. Lundsgaard & Partnere is a litigation boutique highly specialized in litigation, professional indemnity and insurance and is one of the market leaders in these fields of practice, providing advisory services to national as well as international clients.

Lundsgaard & Partnere offers a dedicated team providing a full service regarding case handling, and Lundsgaard & Partnere’s advisory services encompass, among others, dispute resolution methods, litigation risk assessment, etc.

The team has extensive experience conducting litigation before the Danish Supreme Court, the Danish High Courts, the Maritime and Commercial Court in Copenhagen and the district courts, as well as all types of national arbitration.

At the heart of the team is attorney-at law Søren Lundsgaard, a highly sought after and well-respected litigator, who undertakes numerous highly published cases and test cases, including test cases before the Supreme Court.

Lundsgaard & Partnere’s work includes virtually every type of business dispute. Lundsgaard & Partnere knows how to win a trial; an ability which enables Lundsgaard & Partnere to achieve settlements that others cannot.

Lundsgaard & Partnere is often requested by professional indemnity insurers and, as a result, Lundsgaard & Partnere has a large portfolio of professional liability cases, assisting board members, directors, lawyers, accountants, technical advisors and financial institutions with investigations and preparatory steps as well as in court proceedings concerning professional liability and directors’ and officers’ liability.

Furthermore, Lundsgaard & Partnere has a unique position as lawyers representing lawyers; a position which we continue to expand.

Lundsgaard & Partnere represents clients in some of the biggest and most complicated cases currently going through the Danish courts.