Firm Profile > GALST > Copenhagen , Denmark


Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

GALST advises on M&A and private equity transactions with a particular emphasis on transactions involving mid-market companies. Hans Christian Galst and Christian Steen Laursen jointly head up the practice; Galst advised Investeringsselskabet on its acquisition of a minority stake in Kadeau, and Laursen assisted SkatePro with its acquisition of a 25% stake in Nordic Sport Import.

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Real estate, insolvency and IP are the core areas of focus for GALST's team, which is led by Kristian Dreyer, who specialises in real estate disputes and acted for Deas in repossession proceedings. Christian Steen Laursen represented HMN Naturgas in debt disputes and issues relating to the closure of its gas supply. IP specialist Hans Christian Galst is also noted.

Real estate and construction Tier 4

The team at GALST is 'likable', 'honest' and 'sincere' with a skillset encompassing contentious and non-contentious matters. Kristian Dreyer leads the department and recently acted for CEJ in repossession proceedings, debt collection issues and construction disputes, and handled GDPR counselling for its tenants. Transactional specialist Christian Steen Laursen is also a key name to note and assisted Uniroc Holding with its purchase of land in Teglholmen at the South Harbour in Copenhagen.

Intellectual property Tier 5

GALST counts multiple household names as clients, which it advises on contentious and non-contentious matters. Practice head Hans Christian Galst recently acted for Sony Mobile Communications in a number of infringement and anti-counterfeit cases, and advised Danmarks Radio on the recording contracts for finalists of the Danish X Factor. Attorney Anders Hebbelstrup Jensen is experienced in copyright law.

Department Name Email Telephone
Real estate and construction
Corporate and commercial
Intellectual property
Mergers and acquisitions
Dispute resolution
Media and entertainment
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Hans Christian Galst  photo Mr Hans Christian Galst
Mr Kristian Dreyer  photo Mr Kristian Dreyer
Mr Christian Steen Laursen  photo Mr Christian Steen Laursen
Number of lawyers : 10
Alliott Group

GALST is part of AdvokatKODEKS. AdvokatKODEKS is a voluntary scheme under the Association of Danish Law Firms. This scheme requires us to work loyally and proactively with the five values:

  • Openness and transparency
  • Visible social responsibility
  • Handling ethical dilemmas
  • Modern management focusing on clients and employees
  • Variety and diversity as a strength

We work with these values through pro bono work and by communicating openly about our values and ethics, management structure, services and the company’s pricing principles. We conduct regular employee satisfaction surveys and discuss the results of these with our employees in order to improve everyone’s daily lives

Attorney-at-law, partner Christian Steen Laursen has since 2009 made pro bono work as member of the board of directors for the non-profit charity DrugRebels. DrugRebels works preventing young people from drugs abuse.

Attorney-at-law, partner Kristian Dreyer has since 2009 made pro bono work as member of the board of directors for the non-profit charity Børn & Unge i Nød. Børn & Unge i Nød seeks to support children from destitute families.

GALST has financially supported the initiative Climb for Charity since 2015. Climb for Charity is fundraiser for Børneulykkesfonden (childrens accident foundation).