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Skau Reipurth & Partnere

Insolvency Tier 2

Skau Reipurth & Partnere frequently represents creditors, particularly financial institutions, in insolvency proceedings, distressed M&A, and pre-insolvency restructurings. The team, which assumes the role of a permanent trustee for many clients, includes the ‘razor-sharpAnders Ørskov Melballe, who has particular expertise in the restructuring of non-performing loans and creditor rights matters. Expanding partly due to the Covid-19 crisis, the firm added Thomas Heering to its ranks from Gorrissen Federspiel and former bankruptcy court assistant judge Louise Krarup Simonsen, who are ‘both very experienced attorneys and well established within the industry’. Pernille Bigaard  also joined from Sungaard Advokarter in 2021.

Practice head(s):

Anders Ørskov Melballe; Thomas Heering; Louise Krarup Simonsen

Other key lawyers:


‘Anders Melballe is to-the-point and focuses on solutions, rather than complicating things.’

‘Very skilled and with a good commercial understanding.’

‘Anders Melballe is a remarkable insolvency practitioner and has great experience.’

‘SR&P’s Insolvency and Restructuring Practice is headed by the talented Anders Melballe.’

Key clients

Danske Bank A/S

Sparekassen Vendsyssel A/S

Handelsbanken A/S

Jyske Bank A/S


The Danish Debt collection Agency

Finansiel Stabilitet

Real estate and construction Tier 2

Extremely specialised within construction law’, Skau Reipurth & Partnere's team is headed up by Peter Dianati and Jeppe Reipurth, who are both experienced in construction litigation, mediation and arbitration, and infrastructure, procurement and contract law. As well as handling a large number of disputes, the group advises clients involved in major Danish construction projects. Real estate specialist Anders Hermansen assists Danish and international investors with project developments and investments, primarily mandates involving residential properties, logistics facilities and offices.

Practice head(s):

Peter Dianati; Jeppe Reipurth

Other key lawyers:

Vivi Klink Larsen; Anders Hermansen; Christian B. Prophet-Rannow


‘Anders Hermansen is very hands-on and pragmatic in his approach.’

‘Skau Reipurth & Partnere are extremely specialised within construction law and in my view an absolutely top firm within this area of law. They combine strong theoretical knowledge with a pragmatic and solution-orientated approach.’

‘Anders Hermansen is super responsive and professional. He provides big firm expertise and speed in a pleasant, attentive and very personal manner. He will likely appeal to most clients due to his unique mix of commercial sense, legal knowledge and great personality.’

‘Apart from being highly competent within Real Estate and Construction law from a theoretical point of view, the team is able to understand the client’s goal from a commercial point of view and guide you to achieve that goal.’

‘Vivi Klink Larsen has outstanding knowledge within the construction practice – both on a theoretical level and for litigation and arbitration.’

‘SR&P is highly specialised within the field of Real Estate and Construction, represented by a number of rising stars among the partners which have all worked several years for the largest Danish law firms.’

‘We have worked with Peter Dianati on a number of real estate and construction projects, both in respect of development projects and dispute resolution. In both disciplines, Peter Dianati has excelled and exceeded our expectations and we have been more than satisfied with the advice we have been given. Peter Dianati’s track record of handling multimillion real estate and construction cases with a significant number of stakeholders probably speaks for itself.’

Key clients

GVL Entreprise A/S

GroundPlug International

BAM Danmark A/S

Rockwool A/S

Julius Nielsen & Søn A/S

Gefion Group A/S

Labflex A/S

Pihl & Søn A/S

Andersen & Heegaard A/S

Freja Ejendomme

Renell A/S

BB Fiberbetonelement A/S

Pre/nor A/S

Anker Hansen & Co A/S.

Hardesty & Hanover LLC

Schneider Electric Danmark A/S

Mercury Engineering

NRP Finans AS

A.P. Møller Holding

Andersen & Heegaard A/S

Kjær & Knudsen A/S

Pihl & Søn A/S

Biblioteksparken A/S

NKT Holding

DPA Entreprise ApS

Glindorf & Partnere A/S

Kraftanlagen München

GN Store Nord


Data privacy and data protection Tier 3

Skau Reipurth & Partnere is particularly active in individual data protection and HR-specific data privacy issues, as well as large GDPR compliance projects. The team also represents employers and employees in data-related employment litigation. Bo Enevold Uhrenfeldt leads the group alongside Mette Vestergaard Huss, who has a strong track record in assisting non-corporate associations, NGOs, worker’s unions and other volunteer and political organisations with data privacy matters.

Practice head(s):

Mette Vestergaard Huss; Bo Enevold Uhrenfeldt

Key clients

Dansk Magisterforening

Kemp & Lauritzen A/S

Danske Skoleelever

ELF Development A/S

Dyrenes Beskyttelse

Dansk Bibliotekarforbund



SMV Danmark

Gymnasieskolernes Lærerforening

Initiate ApS

WebItAll ApS

De Danske Bilimportører

Total Upstream Danmark A/S

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Skau Reipurth & Partnere is ‘very specialised within construction law and especially construction law disputes’, particularly litigation and arbitration proceedings arising from works and supply issues in building and engineering procedures. Rasmus Schmidt, Frederik Kromann Jespersen, Peter Skau-Andersen, Jeppe Reipurth and Peter Dianati are the names to note within the group, which also handles commercial contract, professional and product liability, post-M&A and securities disputes.

Practice head(s):

Rasmus Schmidt; Frederik Kromann Jespersen; Peter Skau-Andersen; Jeppe Reipurth; Peter Dianati


‘They are very specialised within construction law and especially construction law disputes. Due to the size of their construction law practice (the number of lawyers), they have big strength in depth. The level of service and alertness is extremely high combined with strong theoretical knowledge and a pragmatic approach.’

‘Peter Dianati is very competent and theoretically strong within the field of construction law. Hardworking, relentless and dedicated to the task at hand. Always accessible and very no-nonsense.’

‘It is a good up and coming team of very enthusiastic lawyers.’

‘Rasmus Schmidt is a clever, experienced and thorough partner.’

‘The firm’s construction disputes team is one of the best in Denmark. In quality as well as in quantity.’ 

‘Peter Dianati is exceptionally hard-working and very knowledgeable within construction disputes. I regard him as the best within this field.’

‘They have the right size, big enough to handle everything, and small enough to be directly involved in our business. They give value-for-money advice and especially in terms of disputes, the unique thing is that they tell us directly whether or not to pursue a dispute.’ 

‘Peter Skau-Andersen has been our trusted advisor for many years. He is straightforward, direct and extremely competent. He can point us to – or obtain assistance from – the various specialists but is always willing to work hard to get the best result. On several occasions, we have won a dispute due to his preparation and commercial/social negotiation and communication skills.’

Key clients

G.V.L Entreprise A/S

Pack Tech A/S

Kereby ApS

Andersen & Heegaard A/S

A.P. Møller Mærsk A/S

Mærsk Olie & Gas A/S

Kjær Knudsen A/S

BAM Danmark A/S

Kraftanlagen München GmBH

Schneider Electric Danmark A/S

Hardesty & Hanover LLC

Pihl & Søn

A/S Julius Nielsen & Søn

Zibra Group & Zibra Family Office


Labflex A/S

Deloitte Corporate Finance




Celsa Steel A/S

La societe Itas Pylônes

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

The ‘partner-driven’ team at Skau Reipurth & Partnere acts for buyers and sellers on domestic and cross-border M&A and has notable experience in incorporations and general corporate and commercial issues. M&A specialist Peter Skau-Andersen heads up the practice, which also includes commercial contracts specialist Claus Ryberg Hoffmann and Anders Hermansen.

Practice head(s):

Peter Skau-Andersen

Other key lawyers:

Anders Hermansen; Claus Ryberg Hoffmann


‘Partner driven approach, reliable and available, clear communication and transparent fee structure.’

‘Clear and open communication on M&A cases with a straightforward approach. A detailed description of issues and M&A steps to customers.’

‘Peter Skau-Andersen has been a dedicated partner on several M&A cases completed where we have been involved. The ability to take responsibility and make customers take the right decisions has been crucial in moving the engagement forward.’

‘Skau Reipurth & Partnere (SRP) has been a long-term relationship to our business. During the past 10 years, we have seen a very broad number of legal issues, from drafting/reviewing contracts, negotiations, disputes, mergers, divestments and acquisitions – both national and international. All of these issues have been handled by SRP to our utmost satisfaction. The firm’s biggest strength is that it is big enough to handle all issues (full-service) and yet small enough to maintain a direct relationship to us as a client.’ 

‘Peter Skau-Andersen has for a decade been a very trusted advisor. His competent team of lawyers and partners are always ready to assist. Peter will always tell us how it is. If the issue is weak, he will try to solve it as good as possible from a commercial perspective too. He is brilliant in negotiations because he can solve the problems and maintain a positive environment.’ 

‘Very pragmatic and direct straight to the point approach.’

‘Peter Skau-Andersen is dedicated and always on top, delivers fast, and has a commercial touch most of the competitors lack.’

Key clients

Pack Tech A/S

SFTB Investments ApS

Loumann Holding ApS

IWH Invest ApS

Ejendomsvisioner A/S

Evendo International A/S

Persolit Entreprenørfirma A/S

Carama Invest ApS

The Semler Group A/S

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Denmark A/S

Seven52 Capital ApS

NKT Holding A/S

KPMG Acor Tax

Højvang Laboratorier A/S

Contura International A/S, Contura A/S and Contura Ltd

Croda Denmark A/S

Riemann A/S

NRP Finans

Employment Tier 4

Skau Reipurth & Partnere advises its client roster on restructurings, mass redundancies, and employment-related transactions. It also represents a variety of clients in litigation, with notable expertise in claims regarding the interpretation of collective agreements and terminations. Former practice co-head Frederik Brocks left the team in 2020 to co-found KPMG Law Advokatfirma and was replaced by transactional expert Thomas Christian Thune, who joined from Bech-Bruun. Fellow co-head Bo Enevold Uhrenfeldt is also a key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Bo Enevold Uhrenfeldt; Thomas Christian Thune


‘Very competent, easy to deal with, accurate with speedy delivery.’

‘All individuals that I have had the pleasure to work with have been exceptional, delivering high-quality legal documents and creating a feeling of utmost reassurance. I specifically want to point out Bo Enevold Uhrenfeldt as outstanding to work with!’

Key clients

Potter Clarkson LLP

Total Exploration and Production Denmark A/S (earlier Mærsk Olie og Gas A/S)

Total Upstream Danmark A/S

Itinera S.p.A

The Association of Danish Physiotherapists

KPMG Acor Tax

Maersk Tankers A/S

A.P. Møller Holding A/S

Eloomi A/S

Pack Tech A/S

Danish Dental Association

Mærsk Drilling A/S

Trägårdh Advokatbyrå

Niels Brock

Servicefirmaet Renell A/S

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S

Nordic Sugar A/S

Barentz ApS

The firm: Skau Reipurth & Partnere was established on 1 May 2011.

The partners of Skau Reipurth & Partnere are all experienced attorneys from the largest law firms in Copenhagen, thus having worked with the most complex cases within their respective areas of expertise: construction, real estate, investments, M&A, corporate/commercial, litigation and arbitration, insolvency and restructuring, company law, intellectual property, data protection, procurement law and employment law.

Growing from four to approximately 85 employees in a demanding legal market, Skau Reipurth & Partnere has from 2011 to 2021 established itself as an elite law firm in Copenhagen.

Skau Reipurth and Partnere has one of the strongest teams in the various areas of commercial law.

The firm is recognised for combining the very best professional standards with uncompromising integrity.

Areas of practice: Skau Reipurth & Partnere advises on its strategic focus areas: construction, real estate, investments, M&A, corporate/commercial, litigation and arbitration, insolvency and restructuring, company law, intellectual property, data protection, procurement law and employment law.

Department Name Email Telephone
Company law Peter Skau-Andersen
Company law Claus Ryberg Hoffmann
Construction Jeppe Reipurth
Construction Christian B Prophet-Rannow
Construction Peter Dianati
Construction Vivi Klink Larsen
Corporate/commercial Peter Skau-Andersen
Corporate/commercial Claus Ryberg Hoffmann
Corporate/commercial Rasmus Schmidt
Corporate/commercial Jeppe Reipurth
Corporate/commercial Mette Vestergaard Huss
Corporate/commercial Anders Hermansen
Corporate/commercial Anders Ørskov Melballe
Data protection Bo Enevold Uhrenfeldt
Data protection Mette Vestergaard Huss
Dispute resolution Frederik Kromann Jespersen
Dispute resolution Rasmus Schmidt
Dispute resolution Peter Dianati
Dispute resolution Peter Skau-Andersen
Dispute resolution Jeppe Reipurth
Dispute resolution Vivi Klink Larsen
Employment law Bo Enevold Uhrenfeldt
Insolvency and restructuring Anders Ørskov Melballe
Intellectual property Mette Vestergaard Huss
Investments, M&A Claus Ryberg Hoffman
Investments, M&A Peter Skau-Andersen
Investments, M&A Rasmus Schmidt
Dispute resolution Christian B. Prophet-Rannow
Investments, M&A Anders Hermansen
Litigation and arbitration Rasmus Schmidt
Litigation and arbitration Jeppe Reipurth
Litigation and arbitration Peter Skau-Andersen
Litigation and arbitration Peter Dianati
Litigation and arbitration Claus Ryberg Hoffmann
Litigation and arbitration Bo Enevold Uhrenfeldt
Litigation and arbitration Vivi Klink Larsen
Litigation and arbitration Anders Ørskov Melballe
Procurement law Christian B Prophet-Rannow
Real estate Anders Hermansen
Real estate Jeppe Reipurth
Insolvency and restructuring Louise Krarup Simonsen
Insolvency and restructuring Thomas Heering Lysholdt Petersen
Insolvency and restructuring Pernille Bigaard
Employment law Thomas Christian Thune
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Pernille Bigaard  photo Ms Pernille Bigaard Pernille is one of Denmark’s most experienced insolvency attorneys, and she has…
Mr Peter Dianati  photo Mr Peter Dianati Peter Dianati provides advice and conducts litigation and arbitration proceedings in connection…
Mr Thomas Heering Lysholdt Petersen  photo Mr Thomas Heering Lysholdt Petersen Since 1999, Thomas has worked with insolvency law and estates in bankruptcy…
Mr Anders Hermansen  photo Mr Anders Hermansen Anders Hermansen advises on corporate matters in general and in particular with…
Mr Claus Ryberg Hoffmann  photo Mr Claus Ryberg Hoffmann Claus Ryberg Hoffmann advises on company law and commercial law in general…
Mr Peter Holm Larsen  photo Mr Peter Holm Larsen Peter Holm Larsen advises on energy, environmental and public law issues, including…
Ms Louise Krarup Simonsen  photo Ms Louise Krarup Simonsen Louise Krarup Simonsen has more than 15 years’ experience working as an…
Mr Frederik Kromann Jespersen  photo Mr Frederik Kromann Jespersen Frederik specializes in commercial litigation and international arbitration. Together with partner Rasmus…
Ms Vivi Klink Larsen  photo Ms Vivi Klink Larsen Vivi Klink Larsen advises on commercial law in general with a focus…
Mr Anders Ørskov Melballe  photo Mr Anders Ørskov Melballe Anders Ørskov Melballe is specialized in the restructuring process of ailing companies…
Mr Christian B. Prophet-Rannow  photo Mr Christian B. Prophet-Rannow Christian B. Prophet-Rannow advises on commercial law in general and on construction…
Mr Jeppe Reipurth  photo Mr Jeppe Reipurth Jeppe Reipurth advises on construction and real estate law as well as…
Mr Rasmus Schmidt  photo Mr Rasmus Schmidt Rasmus Schmidt specializes in litigation and arbitration proceedings in respect of contracts,…
Mr Peter Skau-Andersen  photo Mr Peter Skau-Andersen Peter Skau-Andersen specializes in mergers & acquisitions and dispute resolution. His field…
Mr Thomas Christian Thune  photo Mr Thomas Christian Thune Thomas Christian Thune specializes in employment and labour law and he advises…
Mr Bo Enevold Uhrenfeldt  photo Mr Bo Enevold Uhrenfeldt Bo Enevold Uhrenfeldt is specialized in employment and labour law, including laws…
Ms Mette Vestergaard Huss  photo Ms Mette Vestergaard Huss Mette Vestergaard Huss is specialised in advising on commercial contracts, data protection…
Number of lawyers : 50
International Bar Association

At Skau Reipurth & Partnere we cherish diversity and inclusion as integrated values of great importance to our overall business strategy.

Diversity and inclusion are natural and valued prerequisites for modern civilized societies, and thus natural and valued prerequisites for being part of Skau Reipurth & Partnere’s community.

Advising on complicated matters often demands unique solutions.

We seek to encourage everyone at Skau Reipurth & Partnere to contribute with their own unique backgrounds in order to fulfill their potential.

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is the foundation for understanding the complex, diverse and globalized world we operate in.

By constantly striving for diversity and inclusion, we cultivate a healthy culture that our empowered employees are proud to be part of and endorse.