Firm Profile > Innova Advokatfirma > Aarhus, Denmark

Innova Advokatfirma

Real estate and construction Tier 3

Innova Advokatfirma advises buyers and sellers on real estate transactions. The firm is also experienced in handling real estate and construction disputes, including disputes linked to tenancy law. The firm also advises on the real estate aspects of the planning and structuring of family business successions. Elisabet Villadsen Jensen and Christian Lomborg Jessen jointly head the practice and assist with project development, project finance, and leasing aspects.

Practice head(s):

Elisabet Villadsen Jensen; Christian Lomborg Jessen


‘The team has great skills in transaction processes and real estate investments.’

‘Very strong and experienced team.’

‘Informal, yet at the same time ready to fight and represent. The team is always agile as to bringing needed knowledge to the table.’

‘Cristian Lomborg Jessen is an extremely pleasant and competent partner, who always manages to get the legal matter conveyed in an easily understandable way and always with practical examples. He responds quickly and always works with a smile.’

‘Elisabet Villadsen Jensen was always reachable when an issue aired and took the time to discuss and reach a conclusion regarding a pressing issue. Moreover, she has a very commercial and practical mindset which helped the process.’

‘The people we work with have an incredible empowering ability. In addition, they are just down to earth and at eye level, and they react very quickly.’

‘Good understanding of our core business, very high specialist knowledge on the legal stuff relevant to us.’

Key clients

Ejendomsselskabet Olav de Linde A/S

BACH Invest A/S

Byggefirmaet Knudsgaard A/S


Løgten Murer- og Entreprenør A/S

P. Olesen A/S

HauCon A/S

Bytømreren A/S

CJ Group A/S

Koncenton A/S

Laursens Realskole

SF Family Real Estate ApS

B & D Holding af 1998 ApS

Murerfirmaet Kiil & Nielsen A/S

AURA Installationer A/S

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 5

The practice at Innova Advokatfirma handles M&A transactions including the acquisition of minority and majority shares in companies. Rasmus Lundorf Thusgaard jointly leads the practice with Peter Gerken and Jørgen Lillelund Olsen. The team is also experienced in due diligence processes, corporate reorganisation issues and the regulatory aspects of business transfers; the group also advises on commercial contracts and the employment aspects of M&A.

Practice head(s):

Peter Gerken; Jørgen Lillelund Olsen; Rasmus Lundorf Thursgaard


It is a small and highly specialized practice with a business-oriented way of solving legal issues

Very professional and great value for money

It is a strong, small team, consisting of strong corporate lawyers. The team has a unique way of meeting the clients eye-to-eye, and is a strong competitor to the large, established corporate lawyer firms, combining the eye-to-eye approach with strong skills

The firm takes responsibility and ownership of the complete value chain in the M&A process. With extensive professional knowledge, personnel integrity and a proactive approach they support all aspects in the M&A process. From the very first contact, over funding and partner search to the final negotiations and closure

Very professional in all aspects. Very important for us they are extremely flexible and very nice people

Second to none in the legal knowledge and knowledge of business overall. Great personality – very likeable

Besides outstanding professional capabilities and valuable interpersonal skills, Rasmus Lundorf Thursgaard took ownership of our M&A process to an extent that I have never experienced before

INNOVA is a modern and innovative law firm that combines new thinking and practical business sense at a highly professional level for the advantage of our clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
M&A Rasmus Lundorf Thusgaard +45 6019 5670
Dispute Resolution Peter Gerken +45 8613 2800
Real Estate and Construction Christian Lomborg Jessen +45 8613 2800
Real Estate and Construction Elisabet Villadsen Jensen +45 53746132
Managing Partner : Lars Bentsen
Head of HR : Elisabet Villadsen Jensen
Family Law Europe



TESTIMONIAL: “Peter Gerken is highly qualified and experienced in the area of corporate Commercial. He is always the guarantor of delivering sound advice with the aim of bringing value to our business.”



TESTIMONIAL: “Extremely knowledgeable lawyer Peter Gerken has always provided us with sound advice with an eye for the financial aspects of the matter. Peter’s advice is deeply rooted in his great experience within the field of Corporate Commercial and we highly recommend him.”



TESTIMONIAL: “In my opinion, dedicated, creative, and a very pragmatic lawyer Peter Gerken always gives the best legal advice whilst always striving for commercially top results. I warmly recommend Peter as a strong lawyer within the area of Corporate Commercial.”

CLIENT: MORTEN SOLVEIT, GENERAL COUNSEL, Group Head of Risk at Admiral Insurance Group


TESTIMONIAL: “I regard Peter Gerken as a clever, extremely knowledgeable, and highly experienced lawyer within the area of Corporate Commercial. Based on his practical sense and decency, Peter brings true value to our business”

At INNOVA, we believe diversity drives and fuels our innovation and business integrity, and we value diversity as an opportunity to leverage the power of differences.

We aim to uphold a culture in which we value and utilize the diverse backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and expertise of our people – partners, clients, stakeholders, and staff. We recruit the best and the brightest and thus appreciate different ways of thinking and ways of working. Our interactions with each other support a foundation built on mutual respect, allowing us to serve our diverse range of client matters optimally.

As a law firm that mainly practices corporate law, INNOVA appreciates good business conduct. And our commitment to maintaining ourselves as an inclusive workplace is integral to our approach to doing business: it enables us to accommodate our clients’ needs and expectations in diverse markets and engage fully with the communities in which we operate.

We hold the fundamental belief that differences in talents, backgrounds, experiences, and cultures make the practice of law not only more enjoyable but also better serve our clients by providing innovative and creative solutions for business and legal problems.

Pro Bono & CSR
At INNOVA, we commit to pro bono initiatives with the same intense focus and dedication to service excellence which we strive to deliver to all our clients.

We strongly encourage our attorneys to commit to the wider community by devoting to social awareness as well as undertaking various pro bono cases ranging from granting free legal advice to a range of individuals and organisations.

Also, attorney-at-law Elisabet Villadsen Jensen continuously provides free resources to “Mødrehjælpen” (“Mothers’ Social Aid”) and “Det Gode Testamente”.