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Royds Withy King

69 CARTER LANE, LONDON, EC4V 5EQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 2222
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 2034
DX:
138762 CHEAPSIDE-2
Email:
Web:
www.roydswithyking.com

Claus Andersen

Tel:
Work 020 7842 1462
Email:
Royds Withy King

Work Department

Corporate and commercial.

Position

Partner in the corporate and commercial department, dealing with all aspects of corporate and commercial work for corporate clients, limited companies, businesses, private individuals and trade organisations. Claus has substantial experience in areas such as company law, commercial contracts and finance, with particular emphasis on shareholders’ agreements, distribution agreements, general commercial contracts, the Bribery Act 2010 and the exemption rules of the FSMA (Financial Promotion) order. He was admitted to the High Courts of Denmark and the Copenhagen Maritime and Commercial Court in 2003. In addition, Claus was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in February 2008 and became a partner at Royds LLP in August 2011.

Career

Trained at Philip & Partners in Copenhagen; qualified 2001; Advokat at Centura Advokate 2005. Moved to London in 2005, Associate at Orr Litchfield; Bevan Kidwell 2008; Miller Rosenflack 2010.

Languages

Fluent in the Scandinavian languages.

Member

Danish Law Society.

Education

University of Aarhus, Denmark (LLB, LLM); University of London, King’s College London (1998 LLM); College of Law, London (QLTT).

Leisure

Enjoys football, ice hockey, the cinema and regularly attends the theatre. He is also interested in history, astronomy and archaeology.


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

The technology, retail, manufacturing and financial services sectors are particular areas of focus for the team at Royds Withy King, which regularly acts for overseas clients entering the UK market. John North leads the team, which also includes Claus Andersen, who is dual qualified in the UK and Denmark, and Tony Roberts. Recent highlights include advising a Swedish company in the heating technology sector on the English law aspects of its acquisition of a UK-headquartered company, and acting for the shareholders of event management agency Banks Sadler Group on the sale of the company to American Express Global Business Travel. Baglioni Hotels Group, De Agostini UK and Oxford Genetics are also key clients.

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