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A.P. Moller – Maersk Group

A.P. Moller – Maersk (also known as Maersk), is a Danish conglomerate operating in a number of sectors, but primarily shipping, transport and energy. The company, which is the world’s largest container ship and supply vessel operator, is at the forefront of the water transport industry in the Nordic region. To reach this point, Maersk …

Aberdeen Asset Management Denmark

Described as being ‘key in creating robust systems and procedures’ for real estate transactions leading to a decrease in reliance on external legal counsel, senior lawyer Jacob Kruse Rasmussen heads the legal support at Aberdeen Asset Management Denmark, an asset management business which focuses on real estate as an asset class from their office in …

Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom, a producer of fiber-based materials, employs an enthusiastic legal department which is led by executive vice president and general counsel Ulla Bono. The team is renowned for their ability to operate on a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently produce an extremely high standard of work. The in-house team has demonstrated a proactive role …

Aibel

Aibel, a global turnkey oil, gas and renewable energy company, has an impressive legal team that has helped the company achieve its corporate goals. The energy market has been through considerable change in recent years, with fall in global commodity prices having an impact on most companies. This time of change necessitated innovation and new …

Akastor

Akastor, an oil service investment company that also specialise in industrial holdings and real estate, was formed in 2014 following the demerger from Aker Solutions. Headquartered in Norway, Akastor’s lean organisation includes a highly respected legal and compliance department, led by Charlotte Håkonsen. The legal department were, and still remain, a fundamental figure in the …

Altia Corporation

Thomas Heinonen, general counsel, heads an innovative and diligent legal department at Altia Corporation, a Nordic frontrunner in the wine and spirits sector. Heinonen has overseen rapid developments in the legal department in a short period of time, adapting and realigning their values in order to acclimatise to the expectations of a modern in-house legal …

Amec Foster Wheeler Energia

Amec Foster Wheeler Energia is the Finnish arm of British multinational company Amec Foster Wheeler, operating in the design, manufacture and installation of steam boilers and other equipment for the use of power stations and industry worldwide. As general counsel, Julia Ormio leads a team responsible for legal affairs, compliance, records management and communications for …

Arctic Securities

Artic Securities’ legal department supports the growth and expansion of a diverse business; being relevant in all aspects of the company’s significant endeavours and providing practical legal advice to the entire organisation. The in-house legal team has made a significant investment into risk minimisation, whilst ensuring a high quality of service is maintained across the …

Arla Foods

The Arla Foods’ legal function has become a valued partner to the business as it has made a significant reduction in spend on external advisors. The department has been at the forefront of several of the company’s key strategic mergers over the last few years, as it continues to expand. These advances facilitated the organisation’s …

Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco is one of the largest companies in Sweden, and a specialist in the manufacturing of industrial tools and equipment. Atlas Copco has a well-experienced and versatile legal department, which operates in an exceedingly efficient and technical manner. The team is proficient in a wide array of alternative fields and has assisted the business …

Bankernes Edb Central (BEC)

Alice Grünfeld, head of legal at Bankernes Edb Central (BEC), describes her team as ‘a trusted advisor involved in all aspects of the company’s activities’. The legal department at BEC, a Danish conglomerate which specialises in the development and operation of IT for financial companies, has established itself as a core part of the business. …

Bestseller

Bestseller’s legal department is regarded by peers and clients as a ‘competent, progressive and innovative unit’. The group of 20, headed by Malene Gulstad Heslop, has operated tirelessly in order to ensure that the stereotypical assessment of the legal function slowing down processes and complicating procedures is disproven. The function is considered as a fundamental …

BillerudKorsnäs

The legal department at BillerudKorsnäs, a Swedish pulp and paper manufacturer, is widely regarded as a young, dynamic and versatile organisation. The team is praised by sources for being a key ‘speaking partner’ to the business and this is reflected via general counsel Andreas Mattsson’s close working relationship with the CFO and CEO. Since its …

Bisnode

Bisnode is a Swedish corporation specialising in the provision of digital business, marketing and credit information. Led by group general counsel Peter Bergson, the Bisnode legal department currently consists of 10 lawyers. The legal function has been at the forefront of the company’s strategic decision-making, which include a proactive role in supporting the board of …

Bladt Industries

The legal department at Bladt Industries, a global steel contractor, is widely acclaimed for being a highly qualified and specialised in-house team. In under two years, Bladt Industries advanced from previously relying on external assistance to adding a fully integrated in-house legal department. The legal team has ensured that the remaining external law firms have …

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