Elmann > Copenhagen, Denmark > Firm Profile


The firm: A key focus of the firm is the involvement with owner-managed businesses and private wealth.

Based on a high level of professionalism and many years of experience Elmann strives to provide timely delivery of solutions-oriented and straightforward legal advice. A cornerstone of Elmann’s practice is the high degree of partner involvement and attention in clients’ matters.

Clients include both domestic and multinational corporations, financial institutions, organisations, associations, public authorities and private individuals.

Areas of practice
Banking and finance: Elmann advises companies and international financial institutions on loan agreements, leasing and financing schemes.

Capital markets: Elmann advises on capital markets law and acts for both listed companies and shareholders.

Corporate and commercial: Elmann has significant experience in the handling of all types of corporate matters, including shareholder and capital raising issues, incorporation of companies and the establishment of joint ventures.

Data protection and compliance: Elmann provides advice on data protection compliance, including whistleblower hotlines and BCR. The team also assists in connection with investigations in relation to FCPA and the UK Bribery Act.

Employment: Elmann advises on all aspects of employment law. The team has broad experience with both domestic and cross-border transactions, including due diligence reviews, bonus and stock options plans, as well as service and severance agreements.

EU and competition: Elmann advises on EU and competition law, including merger control.

Insolvency and restructuring: Elmann advises on all aspects of insolvency law. The firm represents businesses in financial distress but also provides advice to creditors. The firm also acts as a trustee in bankruptcy proceedings.

IP and IT: Elmann provides advice on all aspects of IP and IT with a focus on copyright and trade mark law. The team has broad experience advising on complex contracts and outsourcing.

Dispute resolution: Elmann represents clients both before arbitration tribunals and the ordinary courts, including the Supreme Court. In recent years the team has been involved in some very high-profile matters before the ordinary courts. Further, the team is often involved in commercial arbitration.

Mergers and acquisitions: Elmann has acted as adviser in a large number of complex transactions, both domestic and cross-border. The team provides advice on all types of corporate transactions, including private equity and venture capital transactions.

Public and administrative: Elmann advises public authorities and provides advice to businesses on environment and planning law, urban and area development, PPP projects, and public procurement and state aid.

Real estate and construction: Elmann advises on all aspects of commercial real estate and construction contracts, including the financing aspects. The team has broad experience with real estate transactions as well as dispute resolution related to commercial real estate.

Tax: Elmann advises on transaction-based tax business, tax issues and tax issues related to succession planning for private clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Søren Ingerslev
Capital markets Søren Ingerslev
Corporate and commercial Søren Ingerslev
Data protection and compliance Henrik Græsdal
Employment Henrik Græsdal
EU and competition Henrik Græsdal
Insolvency and restructuring Finn Jepsen
Insolvency and restructuring Christian Tornvig Jensen
IP and IT Tanya Meedom
Dispute resolution Finn Jepsen
Dispute resolution Kasper Westberg
Mergers and acquisitions Søren Ingerslev
Real estate and construction Kasper Westberg
Public and administrative Henrik Græsdal
Photo Name Position Profile
Henrik Græsdal photo Mr Henrik Græsdal Henrik Græsdal is head of Public Law and Procurement. Henrik is a…
Søren Ingerslev photo Mr Søren Ingerslev Søren Ingerslev is co-head of Elmann’s M&A team. Søren advises primarily on…
Christian Tornvig Jensen photo Mr Christian Tornvig Jensen Christian Tornvig Jensen is part of Elmanns insolvency and restructuring team. Christian…
Finn Lynge Jepsen photo Mr Finn Lynge Jepsen Finn Lynge is co-head of Insolvency and Restructuring. Finn is a highly…
Tanya Meedom photo Mrs Tanya Meedom Partner (L)
Kasper Westberg photo Mr Kasper Westberg Kasper Westberg is head of Real Estate at Elmann. Kasper is a…
Number of lawyers : 20

Elmann Lawfirm

Elmann is a modern, dedicated and independent Copenhagen-based law firm whose large international network of law firms and many years’ experience enables Elmann to provide a wide range of tailored services to Danish and foreign clients. Elmann has extensive experience with processing international legal matters and has received international recognition for the dedicated work for owner managed businesses and wealthy individuals.

With a high level of legal knowledge and skills, Elmann is adept at providing comprehensive solutions tailored to the specific needs of the client. Focusing on delivering solution-oriented legal advice, Elmann is a legal sparring partner that creates value for the clients, primarily small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Elmann aim to be easy to reach and flexible, and to give speedy and effective advice based on the professional commercial approach that characterises the modern legal practice. Elmann has recently worked successfully with a diverse range of international clients including banks, food & drinks producers, construction & material -, financial service -, health care – and IT-companies. The various types of companies from different industry sectors that Elmann has assisted shows the comprehensive abilities that Elmann as a whole possess.

Elmann consists of employees that speaks a range of languages including English, Danish, French, German, Swedish and Norwegian which means that Elmann will be able to assist wherever the business takes you. Elmann knows how to communicate complex issues clearly and concisely to the clients with a no-nonsense and hands-on approach. As a client at Elmann, you will always be assigned to one of the partners of the firm. This partner will have the overall responsibility for the client liaison but will work closely together with other Elmann employees. At Elmann, the diverse range of the employees core competencies is appreciated meaning that the work/liaise is done across teams to deliver tailored and specialised solutions to the clients. Advice is frequently provided in close cooperation with the clients other advisors, as well as the various specialists of Elmann, so it can be ensured that all aspects are addressed rapidly and effectively.