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Denmark

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Lundgrens

Restructuring expert Kristian Gustav Andersson leads the department at Lundgrens, which is highly skilled in structured finance and real estate finance work, securitisations and private equity fund issues; clients include PKA, Saxo Bank and Realkredit Danmark. Lars Kjær is an expert in acquisition and real estate financings, and recently advised Blackstone on its cross-border post-acquisition financing of a logistics and warehouse portfolio. Clients also praise private equity expert Christian Bredtoft Guldmann, who has 'very good commercial understanding'; he recently acted for Lærernes Pension on its investment into Copenhagen Infrastructure III, a renewable energy-focused fund.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Lundgrens

Lundgrens' department¬†is 'reliable, knowledgeable and commercial in its approach' under the leadership of¬†Thomas Kr√¶mer. Recent highlights include Kr√¶mer advising Perkins+Will on its acquisition of¬†Schmidt Hammer Lassen,¬†Morten Rosenmejer¬†assisting Ganni with its sale to L Catterton, and¬†Christian Scherfig¬†handling Tandl√¶gen.dk's ‚ā¨80m acquisition of 32 dental clinics.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Lundgrens

Lundgrens¬†provides 'very pragmatic disputes advice' in the commercial, construction, insolvency and real estate sectors. Peter Clemmen Christensen¬†jointly leads the practice, is 'very strategic in his advice', and ¬†recently acted for Steen & Str√łmin in a rental agreement dispute with Deichmann Schuhe. Other work includes fellow team head Dan Terkildsen¬†acting for BankNordik in a liability claim brought by investors relating to a swap agreement, and¬†Michael Amstrup¬†defending a former director of the now-bankrupt¬†Amagerbanken in professional liability claims. IP litigators Jakob Krag Nielsen¬†and Rasmus Vang, arbitrator Niels Wive Kj√¶rgaard, and insurance specialist Jesper Hjetting¬†are also noted.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

Lundgrens

Clients single out Lundgrens¬†for its 'business sense' and 'deep legal insight' paired with a strong track record in the competition and procurement elements of public-private projects, a key area of strength for¬†Michael Alstr√łm. Recent work includes procurement specialist S√łren Hilbert¬†advising the Government of Greenland on the renewal of subsidised service contracts for public transportation, and director Majse Jarlov¬†advising train manufacturer Skoda Transportation on its role as tenderer in the renewal of Danish State Rail's train fleet.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Lundgrens

The team at Lundgrens has 'expert knowledge', 'a high degree of flexibility' and 'professional and clear communication' under the leadership of Anne Marie Abrahamson, who is 'super responsive' and 'always provides timely, high-quality advice'. Abrahamson's recent work includes advising on the employment aspects of multiple transactions including Virtus Health's acquisition of the Trianglen Fertility Clinic in Copenhagen and Restamax’s acquisition of the Danish restaurant chain Cocks & Cows.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 3

Lundgrens

Lundgrens¬†has 'top-level knowledge of environmental law' thanks to a team of 'highly skilled experts', which is led by the 'very skilled and enthusiastic'¬†Titti Kopp, who¬†'works very quickly'. S√łren Hilbert¬†is also singled out for¬†urban development issues; he recently advised the City of Aarhus on a ‚ā¨27bn project involving the refitting of a hospital facility¬†and protected buildings.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 3

Lundgrens

Lundgrens covers the full spectrum of insolvency work for clients including Sydbank, Jyske Bank and Lollands Bank. Kristian Gustav Andersson heads up the practice and recently assisted Danske Bank as creditor of a bankrupt machinery manufacturer in the agricultural and forestry sector; he also acted for the client on the bankruptcy of Stones Consult. Director Lars Krog is skilled in the transactional and contentious aspects of insolvencies.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Lundgrens

Product and professional liability cases are the key areas of expertise for Lundgrens' insurance team, which is led by¬†Jesper Hjetting, who¬†has 'excellent knowledge of the insurance sector' and is 'very professional and pleasant'. Recent highlights include Hjetting acting for Topdanmark Livsforsikring in a compensation claim regarding a disabled person's pension; and¬†Michael Amstrup, who is an expert in professional liability cases involving accountants and attorneys, defending Henrik Ziminowas, a member of the board of directors at Amagerbanken, in a liability claim brought by Financial Stability relating to the bank's bankruptcy.¬†Nicolai Bo S√łrensen¬†also acts in directors' and management liability disputes.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Lundgrens

Lundgrens¬†has a broad IP practice that is 'diligent', 'courageous' and 'open', and 'works as a real team'. Group co-head¬†Jakob Krag Nielsen¬†is an expert in contentious matters and recently handled multiple patent infringement cases a global pharmaceutical company; while fellow co-head Nina Ringen¬†focuses on soft IP issues and assisted Perkins+Will with the IP aspects of its acquisition of Schmidt Hammer Lassen. Other noteworthy names include director S√łren Danelund Reipurth, who represented¬†Ilse Jacobsen in several copyright infringement claims relating to its wellington boots; and director¬†Rasmus Vang, who specialises in IP litigation.

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Media and entertainment
Media and entertainment - ranked: tier 3

Lundgrens

Lundgrens' skillset focuses on IP, M&A, tax and employment-related work. Morten Rosenmejer¬†is highly experienced in TMT-related transactions and heads up the practice; he advised boxer Mikkel Kessler on his promotional and commercial contracts. Other key names include¬†Christian Scherfig, who advised video game competition production company RFRSH on its general commercial issues, and director S√łren Danelund Reipurth, who focuses on copyright and trade mark law.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Lundgrens

The department at Lundgrens was recently bolstered by multiple new arrivals which have significantly enhanced its capabilities in the real estate space. New practice head Tobias Vieth and Pedram Moghaddam arrived from DANDERS & MORE. Vieth is 'well-resourced, knowledgeable, commercial and has an exceptional network', and recently advised Standard Life Aberdeen on its acquisition of a property in Copenhagen City Hall Square from Alm; while Moghaddam represented Boligkontoret Danmark in a dispute with a contractor regarding extra work and delays during its renovation of residential buildings. Another recent arrival is Lars Kjær, who joined from Bech-Bruun and focuses on real estate financings. Other key names include Niels Wive Kjaergaard, who heads up the construction team and has a strong track record in litigation; Niels Gram-Hanssen, who focuses on real estate transactions and tenancy issues, and recently advised Wihlborgs on its acquisition of 16 commercial properties in Greater Copenhagen from Danica Pension Fund; and managing partner Thomas Stampe, who regularly handles real estate transactions.

Leading individuals

Niels Gram-Hanssen - Lundgrens

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Lundgrens

Lundgrens handles the full spectrum of tax matters and counts PKA and Codan Forsikring as clients. Jakob Schilder-Knudsen leads the practice and is highly skilled in the tax elements of transactions and restructurings; he recently advised Ganni on the tax aspects of its sale to L Catterton. Other mandates include indirect tax expert Mario Fernandez assisting Towergate Insurance with the VAT issues associated with setting up its business in Scandinavia, and tax litigator Michael Amstrup acting for the Association of Danish Tax Lawyers in a gross negligence dispute relating to a lawyer and income tax returns filed with the Danish Tax Authority. Partner Anders Oreby-Hansen was a new arrival in 2019 from Bech-Bruun.

Leading individuals

Anders Oreby-Hansen - Lundgrens

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