Chambers Europe Rating 2016
What the team is known for Market-leading practice covering all aspects of shipping law. Areas of activity include dispute resolution, insolvency proceedings, cargo claims and charter parties. Clients include both Danish and international shipowners, cargo owners and insurers.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"The lawyers have incisive minds, they are to the point and have the ability to get to the core of the matter. This applies to all the lawyers I have worked with at the firm."
"The lawyers are both quick and precise."
What's new? New clients include Contea Assurance, Gjensidige and SwissMarine.
Work highlights Advising The Containership Company on cross-border insolvency proceedings, including aspects in Denmark, the USA and China.
Jes Anker Mikkelsen receives praise from clients, who describe him as "responsive, and he understands quickly." Areas of focus include chartering agreements, grounding and salvage, cargo transportation and collisions. He also advises on insurance-related matters, including coverage, indemnity and dispute resolution and insurance mediation.
Anne Buhl Bjelke is noted for her experience in credit insurance matters in the shipping sector. Her practice includes both advisory work and dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration and mediation proceedings. Her expertise also covers general maritime and transport law.
Johannes Grove Nielsen advises on all aspects of maritime law and shipping law. His experience includes contentious matters, representing shipping companies and insurers in litigation proceedings. He also assists with transactional mandates, including the sale and purchase of vessels. He recently advised Copenship on a cross-border maritime insolvency case, including wet, dry and regulatory shipping matters.
Significant clients J. Poulsen Shipping, GARD, MAN Diesel & Energy, Norwegian Energy Company, Kühne & Nagel.
Chambers and Partners Europe, Shipping