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DLA Piper Denmark

HACK KAMPMANNS PLADS 2, 8000 AARHUS, DENMARK
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Work +45 33 34 00 00
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Fax +45 33 34 00 01
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Kristian Skovgård Larsen

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Work +45 33 34 01 09
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DLA Piper LLP (US)

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Partner

Career

Since he became Master of Law in 2003, Kristian Skovgård Larsen has worked intensively within the areas of construction law and dispute resolution. In this relation, Kristian has assisted a series of players in the construction industry in tendering procedures, negotiation and completion of a number of significant construction projects.

In 2008-2009, Kristian completed his LLM in construction law while he was on secondment with a law firm in Glasgow in its department dealing with contentious construction.

In 2015, he was an acting High Court judge of the Danish Western High Court for three months and, subsequently, he completed the certified mediator training at the Association of Danish Law Firms, which qualifies for working as a mediator and as a party’s representative in mediations.

Furthermore, Kristian participates in consultations and committee work relating to the forthcoming revision of the standard terms (AB, ABT and ABR) applied in the Danish construction industry.

Member

The Danish Society for Construction and Consulting Law
The Danish National Association for Building
Member of the Executive Committee of Danske Mediatoradvokater (Danish Mediation Lawyers)

Education

Mediator, The Association of Danish Law Firms, 2015
LL.M. Construction Law, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, 2009
Master of Law, the University of Aarhus, 2004


Denmark

Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

DLA Piper Denmark has 'very strong commercial knowledge', which it uses to advise clients including the Greenland Government and the Municipality of Copenhagen. Kurt Bardeleben is a key figure whose 'competencies are outstanding'; he advised KAB Bygge-Og Boligadministration on the construction and development of the Sølund care centre. Other noteworthy names include Kristian Skovgård Larsen, who is an expert in construction disputes; Peter Schäfer, who is skilled in construction negotiations; and associate Thomas Høj Pedersen, who focuses on construction contracts and litigation.

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