Claus Berner Nielsen


About Claus Berner Nielsen

Right of audience, The Danish High Court 2003
LLM 1999
Admission to practice law 1996
Master of Laws 1993


Claus Berner Nielsen advises on mergers and acquisitions, company law, restructuring of companies and family business successions. His advice encompasses, e.g. the drafting and negotiation of investment documentation, strategic acquisitions and spin-offs of divisions, due diligence, capital changes, mergers, demergers, the execution of shareholders’ agreements and incentive schemes.

Claus represents Danish and international companies and has conducted a large number of cases before the Danish High Court.

Moreover, Claus is a seasoned lecturer on company law and mergers and acquisitions and currently lectures at the legal course provider, Juridisk Kursuscenter A/S and the Danish Institute of State Authorised Public Accountants.


  • Deputy chairman, Bech-Bruun
  • Board of directors (chairman), A/S Boligbeton
  • Chairman, Dantoy A/S
  • Board of directors (chairman), ELM. Kragelund A/S
  • Board of directors (chairman), Hustømrerne A/S
  • Board of directors (chairman), JBH Gruppen A/S
  • Board of directors (chairman), Jorton A/S
  • Board member, PR electronics A/S
  • Board of directors (chairman), PR Invest, Rønde ApS
  • Board member, Bech-Bruun
  • Board member, Bech-Bruun International A/S
  • Board member, Cylindric Denmark A/S
  • Board member, Cylindric Ejendomme A/S
  • Board member, Herredsvej Holding ApS
  • Board member, JUT nr. 2099 A/S
  • Board of directors (chairman), KR electronics Holding ApS
  • Board of directors (chairman), PR electronics Holding ApS
  • Examiner at the attorney exam (advokateksamen)
  • Arbitrator, ICC arbitrator in transfer of a business (virksomhedsoverdragelse)
  • Arbitrator, selected arbitrator in transfer of a business (partsudpeget vedrørende virksomhedsoverdragelse)
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