Mr René Lykke Wethelund > NJORD Law Firm > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

NJORD Law Firm

Work Department

Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Tax, Capital Markets


Partner René Lykke Wethelund is a corporate and M&A specialist with a comprehensive experience within all fields of transactions as well as investments and raising of equity funds. The transactions work is getting ever more international representing international clients and stakeholders and working with foreign liaisons. Furthermore, René also specialises in management buy-ins and buy-outs and incentives.

René Lykke Wethelund has comprehensive experience in working with optimization of company structures, including the choice of company form, the restructuring of companies and company groups. His experience also comprises owner-managed enterprises, including drafting of shareholders’ agreements and shareholders’ matters.


NJORD Law Firm, partner (2015-); Hulgaard Advokater, partner (2012-2015); Abel & Skovgård Larsen, partner (2008-2012); Bech Bruun, attorney (2005-2008); Advokatfirmaet Tommy V. Christiansen, assistant attorney and attorney (2000-2005)


Danish and English.


Member of Danmarks Skatteadvokater; Member of the board of directors of several companies


Right to appear before the Danish High Court (2003); Admitted to the Danish Bar (2003); University of Aarhus, Master of Law (2000)

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Commercial, corporate and M&A

NJORD Law Firm leverages its six offices across the Nordic region to advise both Danish and international clients on cross-border transactions. Private equity and venture capital investments are growing areas of focus for the team as well as general corporate counselling. Practice head René Lykke Wethelund specialises in management buy-ins and buy-outs.