Chambers Europe Rating 2015
Competition and European Law
What the team is known for Established presence at the top of the Danish market for competition matters. Expertise covers complex merger filings, compliance, public procurement and contentious cases. The team is highly experienced in a wide range of industries, including transport, media, broadcasting and waste.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"The team's strengths are its professionalism, dedication and business acumen."
"It is a large department in terms of personnel, and the quality of the service is also good."
What's new? New clients include Apotekeren, Novozymes, DSB, Danish Waste Association and Hillerød Forsyning.
Work highlights Successfully represented Cheminova in a claim against AzkoNobel for participation in a European market-sharing and price-fixing cartel for MCAA chemicals between 1984 and 1999.
Claus Berg advises on public procurement and construction law. He represents employers, technical advisers and contractors on legal issues arising in the context of construction projects.
Tina Braad is a well-regarded public procurement law specialist who advises on the competition aspects of complex infrastructure projects.
Peter Stig Jakobsen specialises in EU law, competition law, public procurement law, contract law and state aid law. He receives effusive praise from clients: "He is a very skilled lawyer within competition. We always feel like we are in the best hands; he is very responsive, very quality-oriented in his work, very thorough, and he lets us relax because we have the sense that he is in control."
Simon Evers Kalsmose-Hjelmborg is the firm's managing partner. He focuses on EU law, competition law, public procurement law, state aid law and contract law.
Jesper Kaltoft advises on all aspects of competition law as well as procurement law matters before the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement and the Danish courts.
Michael Honoré receives praise from clients for his "very good knowledge of EU State aid law in the transport sector." He focuses on antitrust law, state aid law and general EU law, regularly representing clients before the authorities and courts at both national and European level.
Significant clients Viasat, The City of Copenhagen, AGA, AgustaWestland, VKR Holding.
Chambers and Partners Europe, Competition/European Law