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NJORD Law Firm

PILESTRÆDE 58, DK-1112 COPENHAGEN K, DENMARK
Tel:
Work +45 33 12 45 22
Fax:
Fax +45 33 93 60 23
Email:
Web:
https://www.njordlaw.com
Aarhus, Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius

Denmark

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm handles transactional and regulatory issues for international and domestic clients. Kim Høibye leads the practice and is particularly skilled in handling fund structures.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm provides 'a high level of expertise' paired with 'valuable advice' and 'excellent and professional service levels'. Lars Lokdam and René Lykke Wethelund are key contacts for M&A work; Lokdam advised Philips on its sale of Philips BioCell through a management buy-out, and Wethelund assisted Enghouse Systems with its purchase of shares in SimaTech. Jens Christian Dreyer leads the team and is 'very reliable' and 'accessible 24/7'.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm's dispute expertise encompasses insurance, competition, pharmaceuticals, maritime, procurement, media and white-collar crime matters. Thomas Ryhl and Ulla Fabricius jointly lead the practice; Ryhl acted in an employment dispute relating to whether a Romanian chauffeur employed by a Slovakian road haulier should be subject to Slovakian labour laws despite his road haulage taking place in Northern Europe, and Fabricius acted for an industry association in challenging the driving and rest time rules for Danish road hauliers.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm expertise encompasses dispute resolution, M&A and joint ventures. Thomas Ryhl heads up the department and has extensive experience in EU, competition and procurement law.

Leading individuals

Thomas Ryhl - NJORD Law Firm

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

NJORD Law Firm

The 'proactive, friendly and exceptionally professional' group at NJORD Law Firm focuses on employment litigation, agreements, incentive schemes and data protection matters. Miriam Michaelsen leads the practice and is an expert in handling contracts, disputes and negotiations with unions; and Lars Lokdam specialises in transactional issues.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm focuses on the renewable energy sector with expertise across contentious and non-contentious matters. Thomas Ryhl is an expert in regulatory issues and advised a green technology company on its development of charging stations with an energy company and automobile manufacturer. Claas Thöle is also noteworthy and is highly skilled in renewable energy transactions.

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Information technology
Information technology - ranked: tier 3

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm has notable expertise in contractual issues, outsourcings and data protection matters. Key names from the team include Malene Fagerberg, who is an expert in IT contracts and data protection; and Frank Jørgensen, who is experienced in data protection and domain name disputes.

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Insolvency
Insolvency - ranked: tier 3

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm's expertise covers cross-border and domestic insolvencies and restructurings, and group co-head Malene Eigtved acts for financial creditors and distressed companies in insolvency proceedings. Team co-head Jørgen Erik Frandsen is also a key name for insolvency work.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

NJORD Law Firm

Prosecutions, litigation, and contracts are the key pillars of NJORD Law Firm's practice, and team co-head Jeppe Brogaard Clausen predominantly handles contentious matters in the soft IP space. Life sciences specialist Thomas Ryhl also leads the team and assisted Philips HealthTech with issues surrounding the public tender of medical equipment for hospitals in Denmark. Malene Fagerberg also focuses on life sciences issues and advised The North Face, L’Oréal, Estee Lauder and Ralph Lauren on actions taken against counterfeit goods. Trade mark and copyright expert Frank Jørgensen acted for Smallstuff in a High Court appeal brought by Sebra Interiør, which alleged infringement of its toy bed for dolls.

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Media and entertainment
Media and entertainment - ranked: tier 3

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm handles commercial contracts, employment issues, tax work, IP matters, data protection work and marketing mandates in the media and entertainment sector. Jeppe Brogaard Clausen leads the practice and has extensive experience in copyright and entertainment law.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm is noted for its 'very professional attitude, skills and personalities', with practice co-heads Erik Larsson and Søren Egstrand Thomsen singled out by clients; Larsson is praised as 'a highly competent individual in the fields of building, real estate and planning legislature' and Thomsen provides 'a delicate balance of advice and listening to commercial logic'. Clients include Realkredit Danmark, Arpe & Kjeldsholm and Saint Gobain Distribution Denmark; Larsson also represented the University of Copenhagen in a dispute with the Danish Building and Property Agency, which increased the client's rent of the Niels Bohr Institute. Infrastructure specialist Steffen Hebsgaard Muff is also a noteworthy practitioner.

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Shipping and transport
Shipping and transport - ranked: tier 2

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm handles the full spectrum of shipping matters for clients including Scandlines and DSV Air & Sea. Litigator Ulla Fabricius leads the team and acted for wind turbine part haulier Torben Rafn & Co, whose truck was hit by a train in Poland while carrying a turbine. Other recent mandates include transport specialist Christian Benedictsen-Nislev advising Færgesekretariatet on public procurement, regulatory compliance and marine insurance issues; and litigator Thomas Ryhl representing House of Prince in a claim against Kazemier Transport relating to the loss of cigarette cartons while shipping goods from Hungary to Denmark.

Leading individuals

Ulla Fabricius - NJORD Law Firm

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm is noted for its strength in tax and VAT issues pertaining to cross-border transactions, and indirect tax litigation. Team leader Robert Mikelsons is an expert in VAT litigation and recently acted for Shell in claims relating to the repayment of energy tax from the authorities. René Lykke Wethelund is a key contact for the tax aspects of M&A.

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Telecoms
Telecoms - ranked: tier 2

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm's practice assists clients with contracts, outsourcings and licensing issues. Notable names from the team include managing partner Lars Lokdam, who is an expert in transactional work; Thomas Ryhl, who focuses on regulatory issues; and Malene Fagerberg, who is skilled in data protection matters.

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