Elmann > Copenhagen, Denmark > Firm Profile


Denmark > Capital markets Tier 3

Elmann handles capital markets transactions for companies and securities listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and other international markets, including Nasdaq First North Growth Market. Practice head Søren Ingerslev advises small and medium-sized companies on finance law as well as all aspects of stock exchange listings.

Practice head(s):

Søren Ingerslev


‘High personal competencies and state of the art knowledge of the Danish market.’

‘Søren Ingerslev has a unique combination of legal and business skills.’

Key clients

Penneo A/S

Konsolidator A/S

Alefarm Brewing A/S

MapsPeople A/S

Valuer Holding A/S

SameSystem A/S

Immumap A/S

Glunz & Jensen Holding A/S

Work highlights

  • Acted as Valuer’s legal adviser in relation to its IPO on Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market, Copenhagen.
  • Acted as Alefarm’s legal adviser in relation to its IPO on Nasdaq First North Growth Market, Copenhagen.
  • Acted as Konsolidator’s legal adviser in connection with a funding round of the company securing a convertible loan of DKK25m from Formue Nord.

Denmark > Insolvency Tier 3

Elmann advises its clients within all areas of insolvency law, including debt recovery issues, restructurings and winding-up procedures as well as litigation and arbitration. The team has developed significant expertise in matters regarding housing co-operatives, with practice co-head Finn Lynge Jepsen representing several of the largest co-operatives in Denmark.

Practice head(s):

Finn Lynge Jepsen


‘Skilled and very pragmatic. Always a pleasure to work with them.’

‘The team at Elmann are the ones that I would go to if I had a need for a second opinion on an insolvency matter. They are especially strong within the field of insolvency litigation.’

‘Finn Jepsen is the team leader and he is without any doubt the best insolvency litigator in Denmark.’

Key clients

Creditors, lease companies and 120 employees from Primera Air Scandinavia A/S

Creidtors of Nordic Ventilation ApS and Omnivent Finance A/S and Danish Tax authorities

Holberg Fenger Invest A/S

Jyske Bank A/S

Nykredit Bank A/S

The Danish Growth Fund

Nordea Bank Danmark

Arbejdernes Landsbank and AL Finans A/S

Deminor International SCRL including 21 institutional investors such as JP Morgan, Schroders ets

Danish Tax authorities

Work highlights

  • Actd as liquidator in the case of bankruptcy of  Danish airline company, Primera Air Scandinavia A/S which had around eight aeroplanes and around 120 employees.
  • Representing Deminor International SCRL including 21 institutional investors in large claims and several international investors as plaintiffs. The lawsuit is filed together with several other law suits against the former management, the auditors etc.
  • Acted as trustee for Arbejdernes Landsbank and AL Finans A/S in a case involving the handling of an ongoing business with more than 35 employees working on more than 10 different construction sites in Denmark.

Denmark > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

The team at Elmann uses its ‘excellent insight’ to advise on all types of M&A transactions. Led by Søren Ingerslev, the group has a broad client base in the private sector, including private equity funds, family businesses, venture capital funds and institutions.

Practice head(s):

Søren Ingerslev


‘The accessibility of the individuals is absolutely world-class and the pragmatic solutions and knowledge within especially the M&A area is very deep.’

‘Excellent insight in M&A issues, fair prices, accessible, and high quality.’

‘Søren Ingerslev has a very professional and practical approach to the matters, very personal and always accessible and ready to give good advice.’

‘We were extremely pleased with the in-depth knowledge Elmann had on the topic. The team consisted of individuals able to guide us on both the short-term effects and long-term of the deal.’

Key clients


Chemark ApS

FORCE Technology

Cloudfarms ApS

MobilePeople ApS

MapsPeople A/S

Nanostone A/S

SameSystem A/S


ResoTher Pharma ApS

Penneo A/S

Profil Optik A/S

Valuer Holding A/S

Serodus ASA

Konsolidator A/S

Vestas Aircoil A/S

Alefarm Brewing A/S


Adapt A/S

Fleet Complete Danmark ApS

Protect A/S

Your.Rentals A/S

Immudex ApS

Glunz & Jensen Holding A/S

Configit A/S

Cloud Teams ApS

Denmark > Real estate and construction Tier 4

Elmann advises on the full spectrum of commercial real estate and construction contracts, and has broad experience in transactions, including financing work. Practice head Kasper Westberg specialises in lease law, with a focus on commercial leases. The group is also adept at handling construction disputes.

Practice head(s):

Kasper Westberg


‘Elmann has a hands on approach and is quick and adept at delivering solutions to even complex problems.’

‘Kasper Westberg has extensive knowledge and experience regarding real estate. He has a hands-on approach and responds quickly and adequately.’

Key clients

Elverhøj Investment Group

REMA Etablering A/S

Fidona Vermögensverwaltungs GmbH

REMA 1000 Danmark A/S

K/S Strandlodsvej 48, København

Lersø Park Alle 38-44 ApS

BPI Ejendomme ApS

H.C. Ørstedsvej 57 ApS

Work highlights

  • Advised Lersø Park Alle 38-44 ApS on the acquisition of the office buildings situated at Lersø Park Alle 38-44, 2100 Copenhagen with a purchase price of DKK232m, and the associated lease issues.
  • Assisting K/S Strandlodsvej 48, København on the sale of business property Strandlodsvej 48, København to investors connected to Thylander Gruppen.
  • Acting for REMA 1000 Danmark A/S in a dispute regarding a leasehold situated in Aarhus and negotiating a settlement with the landlord.

Denmark > Employment Tier 5

Specialising in matters concerning the Danish Holiday Act, Elmann advises employers on how to register, report and pay out holiday allowance to Danish employees. Led by Henrik Græsdal, the group also advises senior executives on incentive schemes and severance agreements as well as assisting clients with GDPR issues.

Practice head(s):

Henrik Græsdal

Key clients

Regional authority for Southern Denmark

The municipality of Thisted

Nomad Digital Limited

The Municipality of Albertslund


Gulvkluden ApS

ID Film S.M.B.A

Memox ApS

Landsorganisationen for Sociale tilbud, LOS

Ocean Familiehus

Work highlights

  • Representing the Region of Southern Denmark in two disputes about occupational injuries of general public importance.
  • Conducted a legal investigation for The Municipality of Albertslund regarding the circumstances of a citizen’s death.
  • Advised and represented EKKOfonden in litigation against a former employee regarding trade secrets and breaches of employment law/contractual obligations.

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.

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
Henrik Græsdal photoMr Henrik GræsdalHenrik Græsdal is head of Public Law and Procurement. Henrik is a…
Søren Ingerslev photoMr Søren IngerslevSøren Ingerslev is co-head of Elmann’s M&A team. Søren advises primarily on…
Christian Tornvig Jensen photoMr Christian Tornvig JensenChristian Tornvig Jensen is part of Elmanns insolvency and restructuring team. Christian…
Finn Lynge Jepsen photoMr Finn Lynge JepsenFinn Lynge is co-head of Insolvency and Restructuring. Finn is a highly…
Tanya Meedom photoMrs Tanya MeedomPartner (L)
Kasper Westberg photoMr Kasper WestbergKasper 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.