Jens Hjortskov


About Jens Hjortskov

Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 1998
Education abroad 1992
LLM 1992
Admission to practice law 1991
Master of Laws 1988


Jens Hjortskov advises on all aspects of real estate law and construction. He has extensive experience in rendering advice to clients on, among others, construction matters, procurement law, the purchase and sale of real estate, general housing organisations and project development, as well as commercial property leases.

In addition, he has substantial experience in conducting arbitration proceedings before the Danish Building and Construction Arbitration Board and in conducting proceedings before the ordinary Danish courts and arbitration tribunals.

Jens represents, among others, large building contractors, entrepreneurs, general housing organisations, property owners, as well as Danish and international companies.

Personal ratings

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2014
- Real estate

Jens Hjortskov, who is ‘highly competent and has a tremendous industry network’, is advising the city of Copenhagen on the DKK300m construction of a bicycle and pedestrian bridge across Copenhagen Inner Harbour.

Legal500, Real estate

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2018
- Real Estate

Jens Hjortskov is praised by clients as being "flexible" with a "very efficient learning curve regarding technical projects." He advises on a range of real estate matters, focusing on offering assistance with construction matters and project development, as well as public procurement, general housing organisations and commercial leases. He recently represented Nomeco in planning and building a new warehouse and logistics centre.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Real Estate


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  • Board member, Non Nobis Foundation
  • Board member, Paul Dion's Familiy Foundation
  • Board member, Else Mynster Michelsen, f. Fisher's Memorial Trust
  • Board member, the Trade Guild in Copenhagen (Haandværkerforeningen i Kjøbenhavn)
  • Board member, the Trade Guild's Foundation (Haandværkerforeningens Fond)
  • Board member, the Trade Guild's Nursing Home (Haandværkerforeningens Plejehjem)
  • Board member, H. C. Hegaard and his Wife's Foundation
  • Chairman, DBU Football's Disciplinary Instance (Disciplinærinstans)
  • Member, Copenhagen Lawyer Association (Københavns Advokatforening)
  • Member, the Danish Arbitration Association
  • Member, Danish Assocation of Public Procurement Law (Dansk forening for Udbudsret)
  • Member, Danish Society for Construction and Consulting Law


  • Remedies and Public Procurement Laws in Europe
    3. Edition, Baker & McKenzie, (8 pages), 2009, Book
  • Telecommunications Laws in Europe
    4. Edition, Butterworths, (10 pages), 1998, Book
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