Firm Profile > Holst, Advokater > Aarhus, Denmark
Holst, Advokater Offices
HANS BROGES GADE 2
8000 AARHUS C
Holst, Advokater > Firm Profile
The firm: Holst, Advokater was established in 2007 and provides commercial advisory services under the highest professional and ethical standards, based on the firm’s corporate culture and core values and co-operation structured to cater for its clients’ needs for flexible advice. Based in Aarhus, the second largest city in Denmark, the firm supplies value-adding solutions in close co-operation between clients and its skilled employees.
Areas of practice: Capital markets: Holst, Advokater advises companies and shareholders on stock exchange law, and also advises financial institutions and companies on aspects including loan agreements, leasing and financing schemes.
Construction and real estate: Holst offers highly specialised advice on all stages of construction projects, with in-depth experience in litigation and dispute resolution before the ordinary Danish courts and arbitration tribunals. The firm advises on construction contracts and finance and international construction projects based on the FIDIC rules.
Corporate and commercial: the practice has in-depth experience of handling corporate matters, including incorporation of companies, shareholder and capital raising issues, and establishment of joint ventures.
Data protection law: Holst, provides advice on all matters pertaining to data protection law and assists in the preparation or review of current data protection policies, data processing agreements, etc. in order to ensure compliance with applicable legislation
Debt collection: the team provides a full range of debt collection services, including general debt collection, mortgage collection, foreign collection and the collection of tax arrears on real property.
Employment: the firm offers competent and specialised advisory services within this field. Services include advice in connection with the setting up of employment, disputes arising during the term of employment, and disputes regarding termination of employment.
Energy and utilities: Holst advises private and public energy and supply utilities, including regulatory matters, establishment and commercial activities of public utilities, and handling complaints and legal proceedings.
Environment and planning law: Holst, provides highly specialized advice in all areas of environmental and planning law.
Insurance and tort: the firm represents leading insurance companies and provides legal assistance to Danish public authorities, regions, utilities and commercial undertakings in tort and insurance law matters.
Intellectual property, marketing and competition: Holst advises on R&D-agreements, licence agreements, distribution and agency agreements, marketing and competition law, and IP rights eg trade marks.
IT, telecoms and complex contracts: the team provides specialist advisory services within IT and telecoms and has wide experience of complex contracts and projects, including outsourcing of business processes, service agreements, development and operating agreements.
Litigation, arbitration and mediation: the firm specialises in this practice and is involved in cases pending before the Danish district courts, the High Courts, the Maritime and Commercial Court in Copenhagen, the Supreme Court and various arbitration tribunals, representing some of the market’s largest interests in their respective fields of business.
M&A: Holst is widely experienced in national as well as cross-border transactions and advises on strategic, commercial and legal aspects relating to M&As in close collaboration with clients and other professionals.
Private law: the firm advises on drafting of marriage contracts and wills, division of property on divorce or legal separation, and administration of estates of deceased persons.
Public law: Holst advises several Danish municipalities and regions on liabilities incurred relating to environmental legislation, planning legislation, and public administration, as well as social and health legislation and matters pertaining to financing and the raising of loans.
Public procurement: the firm advises private and public undertakings, including the Danish municipalities and regions, in connection with outsourcing activities, public procurement and PPPs.
Restructuring and insolvency: Holst advises on undertakings facing financial difficulties, including restructuring activities, suspension of payments, bankruptcy proceedings, and creditor representation.
Taxes and duties: the firm advises on a range of corporate tax matters and conducts complaints cases before local tax appeals tribunals, the National Tax Tribunal and the Danish courts of law.
|Capital markets||Jørgen Holst|
|Capital markets||Thue Hagenau|
|Construction and real estate||Carsten Led-Jensen|
|Construction and real estate||Mogens Birkebæk|
|Construction and real estate||Morten Fendinge Olsen|
|Corporate and commercial||Erik Jensen|
|Corporate and commercial||Steffen Ebdrup|
|Corporate and commercial||Mogens Birkebæk|
|Corporate and commercial||Anders Hedetoft|
|Debt collection||Henrik Steen Jensen|
|Debt collection||Henrik Chr Strand|
|Employment||Henrik Chr Strand|
|Construction and real estate||Holger Schöer|
|Energy and utilities||Jørgen Holst|
|Energy and utilities||Erik Jensen|
|Insurance and tort||Jens Andersen-Møller|
|Insurance and tort||Jacob Fenger|
|Intellectual property and marketing and competition||Mogens Birkebæk|
|Intellectual property and marketing and competition||Jakob Schmidt|
|Intellectual property and marketing and competition||Christian Skadborg|
|IT, telecommunications and complex contracts||Jakob B Sørensen|
|Litigation, arbitration and mediation||Carsten Led-Jensen|
|Litigation, arbitration and mediation||Jacob Fenger|
|Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)||Jakob Schmidt|
|Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)||Erik Jensen|
|Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)||Anders Hedetoft|
|Environmental and planning law||Stine Kalsmose Jakobsen|
|Private law||Merete Simonsen|
|Public law||Jens Andersen-Møller|
|Public procurement||Svend Bjerregaard|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Henrik Steen Jensen|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Jørgen Holst|
|Taxes and duties||Claus H Eriksen|
|Taxes and duties||Anders Hedetoft|
|Corporate and commercial||Holger Schöer|
|Litigation, arbitration and mediation||Holger Schöer|
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|Mr Jakob B. Sørensen||View Profile|
|Mr Mogens Birkebæk||View Profile|
|Mr Svend Bjerregaard||View Profile|
|Mr Steffen Ebdrup||View Profile|
|Mr Morten Fendinge Olsen||View Profile|
|Mr Jacob Fenger||View Profile|
|Mr Thue Hagenau||View Profile|
|Mr Claus Hedegaard Eriksen||View Profile|
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Legal Developments2nd July 2020
The Danish medicinal cannabis pilot programme runs until 31 December 2021. The programme entails that licences can be issued for the import of cannabis for Danish patients, and companies may apply for a license to cultivate, produce and distribute medicinal cannabis in Denmark. In parallel to the pilot programme, a development scheme has been introduced making it possible to apply for a cannabis cultivation and handling licence with a long-term view to producing cannabis suitable for medicinal use.
2nd July 2020 On 1 January 2020, a new version of Incoterms rules came into force. The new version contains clarifications and modifications which your company should be aware of when applying the rules.
19th June 2020
Since 1 January 2018, Danish doctors have had the opportunity of prescribing cannabis products for their patients; A four-year medicinal cannabis pilot programme has been introduced in Denmark implying that licences for importing cannabis for Danish patients can be issued. Today it is also possible to cultivate, produce and distribute medicinal cannabis in Denmark. In parallel to the pilot programme, a development scheme has been introduced making it possible to apply for a cannabis cultivation and handling licence with a view to producing cannabis suitable for medicinal use.
The schemes have entailed the creation of hundreds of new jobs in Denmark, and the production of medicinal cannabis is expected to become an important export article.