Chambers Europe Rating 2016
What the team is known for Sizeable practice recognised for its experience in handling contentious matters across a variety of sectors and industries. Expertise includes insurance, construction, employment and insolvency-related disputes. The team represents clients ranging from insurers to energy companies and professional services firms.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"It is amongst our preferred law firms; the lawyers are skilled and know our sector very well, which is important for giving advice."
"The lawyers understand and interpret situations very quickly, which is very good. They know the law and what they have to do."
What's new? Claus Berg joined the practice as partner in January 2015.
Work highlights Successfully defended Rambøll against a claim over technical liability in the context of a public procurement mandate.
Acted for Lemming & Eriksson on a dispute concerning the liability to a third party for the alleged faulty design of a new school building.
Department head Jes Anker Mikkelsen specialises in disputes related to maritime and insurance law. He represented the accountants of an insurance company against two professional liability lawsuits, and has been appointed as an arbitrator of the China Maritime Arbitration Commission.
Carsten Pedersen is praised by clients for his skill in contract and insurance cases, with one affirming: "He is our preferred attorney in Denmark for these types of dispute." He successfully represented the former board of Memory Card Technology before the Danish Supreme Court.
Claus Berg has extensive experience in construction disputes and contentious issues related to public procurement mandates. He handles both litigation and arbitration cases on behalf of contractors, technical advisers and employers.
Henrik Valdorf-Hansen is recognised by peers for his extensive experience in commercial dispute resolution. He is also an arbitrator and mediator and was recently appointed by the Shanghai International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission.
Significant clients Statoil, Mærsk Line, Ernst & Young, If Insurance, GARD.
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