Lundgrens > Copenhagen, Denmark > Firm Profile


Denmark > Real estate and construction

Lundgrens is recommended by clients as ‘a highly competent team with a very pragmatic and solution-orientated approach’ and remains strong across all aspects of real estate and construction-related mandates. Ann Frølund Winther heads up the practice group and specialises in real estate transactional work as well as advising on complex ESG issues. Highly experienced practitioner Niels Gram-Hanssen predominantly focuses on representing institutional investors.

Practice head(s):

Ann Frølund Winther

Other key lawyers:

Tobias Vieth; Niels Gram-Hanssen; Lars Kjær; Pedram Moghaddam; Niels Kjærgaard


‘Lundgrens delivers with personal involvement and with very deep sector knowledge and a client approach much more on a individual level.’

‘Lars Kjær is a leading individual within bank and real estate bank law. Has outstanding devotion to his field and always goes the extra mile to advise his clients.’

‘Lundgrens boasts a team of highly skilled and experienced attorneys who excel in various areas of law. Their deep knowledge and understanding of the legal landscape, combined with their innovative approach to solving complex legal challenges, consistently position them at the forefront of the industry.’

‘One of the more commercially minded real estate transaction teams in Denmark, led by a few strong partners who remain loyal to their clients interest. Keen to secure interest alignment with key clients.’

‘Tobias Vieth is one of the strongest commercially minded real estate transaction lawyers in Denmark, who surrounds himself with other capable lawyers.’

‘A highly competent team – with a very pragmatic and solution orientated approach.’

‘Niels Kjærgaard is a highly competent lawyer with a very solution orientated and pragmatic approach. He stands out as not only a top lawyer with the highest experience and quality but also as an individual who values great partnerships and teamwork. So not only does he provide security and professionalism but also brings a lightness to complex cases, to solve them in a non-escalating way and with a positive spirit.’

Key clients

Freja Ejendomme A/S

Zetland Capital Partners LLP

PKA (Pension Fund)

Copi Group ApS

Wihlborgs A/S


Hines Nordics

HighBrook Investors

Genesta Property Nordic AB

Jeudan A/S

DSV Road Holding A/S


JT Ross Group

Standard Life Aberdeen

Becker Nielsen Group

W.P. Carey Property Investors LLC


Avia Investors/Ofi Invest Real Estate

International Public Partnerships Ltd.

MT Højgaard Danmark A/S

Per Aarsleff A/S

Vision Properties

Spar Nord Bank A/S

Capital Investment

KHR Architecture

Amber Infrastructure

Stockrate Asset Management A/S

FoodFolk Denmark ApS (McDonalds Denmark)

Walter Immobilien Group

Maycon Group

Lineage Logistics

Thylander Group

QApartments Group

Tristan Capital Partners

Viga Real Estate


Field’s A/S

Aarsleff Rail A/S

Enemærke & Petersen a/s

Steen & Strøm Danmark A/S

Sweco Danmark A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised DSV group on its acquisition of a major warehouse facility at Roskilde in central Zeeland.
  • Advised Copi Group on its acquisition and future development of an old hospital, which is an iconic landmark in Hornbæk at Northern Zeeland.
  • Advised Walter Immobilien GmbH on its acquisition of a large residential letting development project in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen.

Denmark > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Lundgrens fields a ‘very hands-on, experienced and competent team’, which handles a high quantity of transactional M&A work with a strong mid-cap focus, as well as receiving instructions on complex cross-border mandates and representing an increasing number of private equity clients. Sector-specific knowledge across the fintech, healthcare, SaaS, entertainment and media industries is another defining characteristic of the practice group. Department head Peter Bruun Nikolajsen has substantial experience advising Danish and international clients on the complete range of transactions. Thomas Kræmer acts on behalf of clients ranging from small companies to large blue-chip corporations, and is particularly active on matters involving a cross-border element.

Practice head(s):

Peter Bruun Nikolajsen

Other key lawyers:

Thomas Kræmer; Peter Mollerup; Pia Lykke Mathiasen; Christian Scherfig


‘Lundgrens has a hands-on approach. They use a single-point of entry thus keeping continuity in the client relationship. They are staffed sufficiently but the practice is still small enough to keep every client well served.’

‘First and foremost – they know our business and what we are asking for after many years of cooperation. They know “the law” and have sound business judgement, thus they can both advise on the correct solution and give advice on the commercially best solution.’

‘The team is excellent at bringing the best card forward in different situations. There is one lead lawyer and he flawlessly involves the different team members that specialise in the different challenges.’

‘Very hands-on, experienced and competent team.’

‘Peter Bruun Nikolajsen is always accessible, provides competent legal advice based on large/relevant experience, good in creating positive atmosphere in negotiations.’

‘The commitment from the team has been simply fantastic. Great support during our M&A process. I would also highlight the business understanding as a key strength.’

Key clients

Adelis Equity

Artha Holding A/S


Maj Invest

Mentha Capital

Nordic Alpha Partners

Polaris Flexible Capital

Element Ventures LP


Lyniate US/Hg Capital UK

Zacco A/S

Logpoint A/S

Bucherer AG

Watches of Switzerland Group Plc

SF Film


Dixa ApS

Knowit AB



BEWi Group

Labster Group

People Test Systems A/S

Maanesten A/S

Advania AB

Lina Medicals and Kebo Group

Work highlights

  • Assisted Reconomy Group and its UK private equity owner, EMK Capital, in connection with its acquisition of the Danish cleantech company Combineering and its subsidiaries.
  • Assisted more than 300 shareholders of Zacco with the sale of all shares in Zacco to UK-based OpSec Security.
  • Advised the sellers of Logpoint (consisting of 20+ sellers) in connection with the sale of their shares to the Nordic PE fund Summa Equity.

Denmark > Dispute resolution Tier 2

Lundgrens fields ‘a team of highly skilled attorneys with diverse backgrounds and expertise in various areas of dispute resolution’. Key strengths of the ‘excellent’ group include insolvency, IP and commercial disputes, and the team also assists with the expropriation of real estate in the public sector. Practice head Nicolai B. Sørensen has extensive experience in complex tax and insurance litigation. Highly experienced litigator Håkun Djurhuus is another important point of contact within the group.

Practice head(s):

Nicolai B. Sørensen

Other key lawyers:

Håkun Djurhuus; Rasmus Vang; Sebastian Lysholm Nielsen; Christina Bach Rasmussen


‘In my opinion, Lundgrens is an excellent law firm. We had very positive collaboration with the team and we always received an extraordinary support in all the legal matters we had in Denmark. Lundgrens has been extremely supportive on the professional point of view and even regarding the human approach.’

‘Håkun Djurhuus is a highly experienced and valued litigator within the environmental law field.’

‘Håkun Djurhuus is very experienced and has an ability to see were a compromise can be made before going in court. When he is in a court room, he is well prepared and very dedicated.’

‘Lundgrens boasts a team of highly skilled attorneys with diverse backgrounds and expertise in various areas of dispute resolution. They cover a wide spectrum of disputes, from commercial and civil matters to international arbitration and mediation.’

‘Rasmus Vang is smart, commercial and able to think outside of the box.’

‘Lundgrens litigators are renowned for their courtroom prowess. They have a track record of winning complex cases, and their courtroom presence instills confidence in clients.’

‘Lundgrens’ dispute resolution practice combines legal expertise with a forward-thinking approach to deliver exceptional results for their clients while maintaining a reputation for excellence in the legal community.’

‘Lundgrens is our go to firm for IP litigation in Denmark.’

Key clients

Atlas Edge

Philips AB

Nordnet Bank AB

HDI Global Specialty SE

Einar Kornerup A/S

Danish Agriculture & Food Council

FMC / Cheminova A/S

Haldor Topsøe A/S


New Nordic Advisors Ltd

HDI Global SE


PFA Ejendomme

Oestergaard A/S

AON Danmark A/S

Protector Forsikring

Nymølle Stenindustrier A/S

SCT Transport A/S

Kalundborg Forsyning A/S

Kirkbi A/S



Siemens Gas & Power

Tüv Süd

Sartosius AG


Frequentis AG

Mervedes-Benz AG


Work highlights

  • Acted for the Oestergaard group in a very complex dispute of significant value with the Haarslev Group.
  • Representing a large Danish company in a complex dispute regarding the development and construction of a sustainable city district. The dispute is estimated to have a value of DKK5bn.
  • Advising US and English law firms regarding Danish tax law issues related to the ‘cum-ex scandal’ (estimated value of DKK12bn).

Denmark > Environment Tier 2

Lundgrens‘ ‘very competent team’ advises both international and domestic clients on the entire gamut of environmental work, including environmental regulation litigation, compulsory acquisitions, and regulation of contamination with PFA. The group further advises on issues arising out of project development matters, such as nature protection issues. Team leader Håkun Djurhuus specialises in environmental, public and construction law, and dispute resolution. Associate Betina Wichmann is frequently engaged on zoning planning work, environmental assessments of plans and projects, wastewater supply issues and compulsory acquisitions.

Practice head(s):

Håkun Djurhuus

Other key lawyers:


‘The team is small but well founded. They have very good knowledge both in environmental law, in litigation practices and are skilled at manoeuvring.’

‘Håkun Djurhuus has a very strong profile, is good to work with and challenging to be up against.’

‘Håkun Djurhuus is clearly one of the best environmental lawyers in Denmark.’

‘Lundgrens has put down a very competent team. They have significant experience within environmental practice.’

‘Partner Håkun Djurhuus is experienced, very knowledgeable within the area and he has a commercial view for the customers situation.’

Key clients

Municipality of Ballerup

Danish Agriculture & Food Council


SCT Holding ApS

Utility Company Sønderborg

Utility Company Kalundborg

DSV Environment Group A/S

Fælledby P/S

Municipality of Slagelse

Motor Sport Center Fyn ApS and Fyens Motor Sport Odense

The landowners of the Cliffs of Stevns’ hiking path association

Work highlights

  • Representing Fælledby P/S in several disputes about the urban development project “Fælledby”. The project has given rise to cases before the District Court of Copenhagen and the Eastern High Court.
  • Acting for DSV Environment Group A/S in a Supreme Court dispute regarding a Danish municipality’s rejection of permission for extraction of natural raw materials below ground water level.
  • Assisting the Municipality of Ballerup with the Environment Impact Assessment and the ground water protection strategy regarding a major urban development project in a nature protection area.

Denmark > EU, competition and public procurement Tier 2

Lundgrens is known for its public procurement specialism, particularly on significant public-private projects as they relate to the EU public procurement and state aid rules. The team works across a vast range of industry sectors, including energy, technology, infrastructure, construction, IT, healthcare and medical devices. Practice head Pedram Moghaddam is a litigation and arbitration expert, and frequently advises private and public and semi-public enterprises. Betina Wichmann heads the team that handles public procurement, climate, health, supply, planning and environment work.

Practice head(s):

Pedram Moghaddam; Betina Wichmann


‘Pedram Moghaddam has excellent logical, analytical, research and writing skills – all hallmarks of a good lawyer. He is able to prepare effective, clear and well-reasoned legal documents and arguments that require research, plus a strong analytical and logical approach.’

Key clients

KAB (social housing organisation)

Region and Municipality of Bornholm

Zealand Region

Skellefteå Kraft AB

DSB (Danish national rail company)

FA09 (social housing organisation)

VIBO (social housing organisation)

Boligselskabet Sjælland (social housing organisation)

WSP Denmark A/S

Work highlights

  • Assisting the Region and Municipality of Bornholm with the structural organisation of the Baltic Energy Island public private partnership and with the public procurement process.
  • Advised social housing organisations FA09 and VIBO in implementing the public procurement of several parallel framework agreements relating to contractor consulting services regarding new building, rebuilding and renewables on behalf of a wide range of departments.
  • Representing WSP in a complaint case before the Danish Environment Complaints Board on a large agriculture state aid project regarding EU funding of seafood sustainability solutions.

Denmark > Insolvency Tier 2

The team fielded by Lundgrens represents Danish blue-chip companies, SMEs and private equity funds, as well as financial institutions and other lenders and management of businesses, on all aspects of restructuring and insolvency issues. Practice head Pernille Bigaard comes is praised as ‘one of the most experienced insolvency lawyers around’. Louise Krarup Simonsen is regularly appointed as court appointed restructurer or trustee of bankruptcy estates.

Practice head(s):

Pernille Bigaard

Other key lawyers:


‘Lundgrens’ insolvency team excels in handling cases.’

‘They are solution-oriented and are willing to work toward restructuring rather than just going for a bankruptcy and closing the business.’

‘Pernille Bigaard has a network like no one else.’

‘The team is very specialised and has long-term experience in insolvency cases.’

‘Louise Krarup Simonsen and Pernille Bigaard both have very strong knowledge and are true drivers.’

‘Pernille Bigaard is one of the most experienced insolvency lawyers around.’

‘Pernille Bigaard and Louise Krarup Simonsen are good practitioners within insolvency.’

‘Down-to-earth sensible approach to the cases. Good communication and high degree of professionalism.’

Key clients

Danske Bank A/S

Jyske Bank A/S


The Danish Debt Collection Agency

Grant Thornton

The Export and Investment Fund of Denmark (EIFO)

Nordic Trustee & Agency AB


Nordea Bank Danmark A/S

Tryg Garanti

REFA Maribo Sakskøbing Kraftvarmeværk A/S in restructuring

Artha Kapitalforvaltning A/S

Greystone Capital A/S

Christensen Kjærulff

Ringkjøbing Landbobank A/S/Nordjyske Bank A/S

Work highlights

  • Assisted Moodagent A/S in a successful restructuring process, which included arrangement and composition approved by the court, and debt conversions for a number of private equity owners and other creditors.
  • Assisted Rangstrup Group (11 Danish companies, including property and factory companies) during in-court restructuring proceedings; now assisting stakeholders and creditors as court-appointed trustee in connection with finishing the properties and a possible sale.
  • Appointed trustee in the bankruptcy of one of Denmark’s largest physical retail book chains, Arnold Busck A/S, encompassing 29 stores.

Denmark > Banking and finance Tier 3

Lundgrens is praised for its ‘exceptional team of lawyers, who combine a client-centric approach with deep expertise’; the group retains its core focus on M&A acquisition financings, insolvency and restructuring-related issues, real estate financings, and financial regulatory and compliance work. Lars Kjær and Louise Krarup Simonsen jointly lead the team; Kjaer is a key name for real property financing, acquisition financing and all kinds of general corporate lending matters, while Simonsen excels in handling regulatory matters on behalf of banks, financial institutions and fintech companies.

Practice head(s):

Lars Kjær; Louise Krarup Simonsen


‘Lundgrens has a hands-on approach. They use a single-point of entry thus keeping continuity in the client relationship.’

‘First and foremost – they know our business and what we are asking for after many years of cooperation. They are easy to talk to, have a good sense of humour – and know their field of expertise.’

‘I believe Lundgrens’ Banking and Finance practice distinguishes itself through its exceptional team of lawyers who combine a client-centric approach with deep expertise.’

‘The individuals at Lundgrens, particularly partners like Louise Krarup Simonsen, shine through their dedication and expertise in banking and finance law (including financial regulatory law). In our experience, Lundgrens’ team delivers top-notch legal advice.’

Key clients

Tristan Capital Partners

Spar Nord Bank A/S

HighBrook Investors

Banco de Credito e Inversiones

Wonderwall Group

Danske Bank A/S


Lineage Logistics Holding

Mashreq Bank


PKA Pension

Aviva Investors/Ofi Investment Real Estate

Difko Forvaltning A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised Tristan Capital Partners on the international LMA financing of its Danish logistic portfolio.
  • Advised Lineage Logistics on the internal structuring and handling of a cross-border group financing.
  • Advised Difko Forvaltning on regulatory matters when marketing a new AIF for investments up to approximately DKK60m.

Denmark > Energy Tier 3

Lundgrens‘ energy and supply department advises public and private energy stakeholders in Denmark and the EU on all aspects of energy and utility law, from obtaining approvals and other regulatory matters to business contracts, negotiations, and disputes. The team is focused on the wind and solar sectors including assisting with offshore and onshore wind farms and the establishment of solar cell plants. Department head Betina Wichmann‘s expertise ranges from handling commercial contracts to advising on EU regulations regarding renewable energy.

Practice head(s):

Betina Wichmann


‘A very proactive team with solid knowledge of the energy market.’

‘Lundgrens has a unique insight into legal regulation of energy producing facilities in companies, authorities and energy communities. Lundgrens has a unique insight to the new legislation on energy communities and on top of this a close connection to the Energy Ministry which has developed the new regulation.’

‘Betina Wichmann has a unique insight into regulations of energy communities, and is a splendid communicator and able to advise customers at all levels regardless of their experience and pre-knowledge on the issue.’

Key clients

Skellefteå Kraft AB


Genesta Property Nordic Denmark A/S

SustainSolutions ApS

Boligselskabet Sjælland

CBRE Investment Management

Steen & Strøm Denmark A/S

Work highlights

  • Assisted WSP with an Offshore Wind Farm project in Jammerland Bay, Denmark, in connection to establishing new wind turbines and optimising the existing wind farm.
  • Assisted Bornholm Region and Municipality, as the operator of a 17-strong partnership of public and private entities, regarding the Baltic Energy Island project.
  • Advised SustainSolutions ApS on renewable energy regulations, rate charging models, and the economic and corporate structure of a local energy community.

Denmark > Insurance Tier 3

Lundgrens advises on matters pertaining to professional indemnity, D&O, all-risk, and product and commercial liability. Nicolai B. Sørensen and Christina Bach Rasmussen  jointly head the practice: Sørensen has over 20 years' experience when it comes to insurance litigation, representing global insurance companies and insurance brokers; Rasmussen focuses on international disputes related to professional liability, including D&O disputes and commercial and product liability.

Practice head(s):

Nicolai B. Sørensen; Christina Bach Rasmussen


‘Christina Bach Rasmussen has valuable knowledge of the market.’

‘Christina Bach Rasmussen is a superstar in the making.’

Key clients

BCM Transtech A/S

Billund Aquaculture

HDI Global SE


Codan A/S

Lunar Bank

AON Danmark A/S

Talanx Group

Work highlights

  • Acting as adviser for former management members against a claim of DKK 110 million from the Bankruptcy Estate.
  • Advising HDI Denmark and HDI Chile regarding coverage and liability in a claim made by a Chilean claimant towards HDI’s insured regarding a product liability claim of USD 18 million.
  • Acting as adviser for an insurance company regarding the right to agent commission and premium payment, as well as the obligation to repay insurance premium valued at DKK 50 million.

Denmark > Intellectual property Tier 3

The IP and life sciences team at Lundgrens offers comprehensive counsel on a wide spectrum of IP matters, encompassing trade mark and design portfolio management, copyright disputes, and strategic marketing campaigns as well as transactional IP. The client base spans national and international life science companies, fashion brands, design firms, and transport operators. Leading the ‘outstanding’ team is Nina Ringen, recommended for being ‘brilliant in negotiations and litigation’. Søren Danelund Reipurth is focused on consumer goods, fashion and luxury and sports, entertainment and media and has extensive experience representing clients in litigation in these areas.

Practice head(s):

Nina Ringen

Other key lawyers:


‘All-round strong and competent team.’

‘Nina Ringen and Søren Danelund Reipurth are both great resources of applicable knowledge within IP and they both demonstrate great understanding of the needs of business.’

‘Lundgrens’ IP team is probably one of the best in Denmark. The team has an excellent understanding of our business combined with solid legal knowledge. This combination results in a best-in-class support. It is a high-quality team at all levels and functions. Everyone is thoughtful and very friendly. An important add-on is that Lundgrens’ IP team is diverse – even at partner level – which is rather rare amongst the IP teams in Denmark.’

‘Nina Ringen is very experienced, has a high availability and deliver on time with high quality. Never below expectations. Nina truly cares about and takes interest in our business. Excellent business and commercial abilities. Her advice is always pragmatic and solution oriented. Brilliant in negotiations and litigation. Highly recommended.’

‘Søren Danelund Reipurth is an extremely knowledgeable and competent lawyer in the area of ​​market law and IP-law. Our collaboration means that we can get fast high-end advice either to us directly or so that our clients can make a direct contact for local assistance.’

‘The team is simply outstanding and comprises of excellent individuals.’

‘Nina Ringen has such intensity and attention to client’s needs that it is very unusual. I can recommend her with my whole heart.’

‘Nina Ringen is very competent in her field, very sympathetic and service-minded.’

Key clients

Lindberg A/S

Airwair International Ltd


G4S Security Services A/S


Second Female


Jacob Jensen Design

GN Store Nord (Jabra, ReSound)

Work highlights

  • Represented Jacob Jensen Design in media-reported injunction proceedings securing a solid preliminary injunction and the subsequent case on the merits, scheduled for trial in April 2024.
  • Assisting a global fashion client in a cross-border trademark dispute involving three jurisdictions.
  • Representing Airwair International Ltd (Dr. Martens) in various enforcement cases relating to matters including the icon’s unique trade dress as well as handling trademark prosecution matters.

Denmark > Tax Tier 3

Denmark > Employment Tier 4

Lundgrens provides a range of employment-related advice, including recruitment and dismissal, whistleblower schemes and post-termination restrictions to international listed companies, SMEs, executives, public authorities and organisations. Practice head Anne Marie Abrahamson is praised as ‘very skilled and professional’, and holds a particular focus on international employment and transactions, including immigration law, alongside public sector and data protection law.

Practice head(s):

Anne Marie Abrahamson

Other key lawyers:

Marie Louise Aagaard


‘Anne-Marie Abrahamsson is very skilled and professional. She listens carefully to the problems and gives valuable advice and insights in a calm and convincing way.’

Key clients

SMIT Subsea Europe B.V.

Amazon UK Services Limited

Miele A/S

Paul Smith ApS

Løgismose Meyer Group ApS

WSP Danmark A/S

Basico P/S

Blücher Metal A/S

LeasePlan Danmark A/S

Work highlights

  • Advising SMIT Subsea Europe B.V. on a court case which was tried before the High Court in March 2021 and before the Danish Supreme Court in November 2022 as to whether 200 divers were independent contractors or employees.
  • Advising Paul Smith Denmark A/S on all aspects of Danish employment law, including assisting the company with the expansion of its business in Denmark.
  • Advising Miele A/S on all matters relating to Danish employment law, including assisting with employments, dismissals and ongoing employment law advice pertaining to the company’s daily operations.

Denmark > Data privacy and data protection

Lundgrens‘ newly dedicated data protection and compliance team is headed up by Reza Ahmadian, handling compliance projects, security breaches and compliance with the relevant data legislation.
Photo Name Position Profile
Anne Marie Abrahamson photo Mrs Anne Marie Abrahamson Attorney, Partner
Stine Bernt Stryhn photo Mrs Stine Bernt Stryhn Attorney, Partner
Pernille  Bigaard photo Mrs Pernille Bigaard Attorney, Partner
Peter Bruun Nikolajsen photo Mr Peter Bruun Nikolajsen Attorney, Partner
Søren Danelund Reipurth photo Mr Søren Danelund Reipurth Attorney, Partner
Håkun Djurhuus photo Mr Håkun Djurhuus Attorney, Partner
Ann Frølund photo Mrs Ann Frølund Attorney, Partner
Niels  Gram-Hanssen photo Mr Niels Gram-Hanssen Attorney, Partner
Lars Kjær photo Mr Lars Kjær Attorney, Partner
Thomas Kræmer photo Mr Thomas Kræmer Attorney, Partner
Louise Krarup Simonsen photo Ms Louise Krarup Simonsen Attorney, Partner
Pia Lykke Mathiasen photo Mrs Pia Lykke Mathiasen Attorney, Partner
Pedram Moghaddam photo Mr Pedram Moghaddam Attorney, Partner
Peter Mollerup photo Mr Peter Mollerup Attorney, Partner
Nina Ringen photo Mrs Nina Ringen Attorney, Partner  
Christian  Scherfig photo Mr Christian Scherfig Attorney, Partner
Nicolai B. Sørensen photo Mr Nicolai B. Sørensen Attorney, Partner
Thomas Stampe photo Mr Thomas Stampe Attorney, Partner
Rasmus Vang photo Mr Rasmus Vang Attorney, Partner
Tobias Vieth photo Mr Tobias Vieth Attorney, Partner, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Niels  Wive Kjærgaard photo Mr Niels Wive Kjærgaard Attorney, Partner