Johannes Grove Nielsen

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About Johannes Grove Nielsen

Education
Right of audience, The Danish High Court 2012
MBA 2011
LLM 2008
Admission to practice law 2008
Master of Laws 2004

Language
English, Swedish

Johannes Grove Nielsen advises on all aspects of maritime and transport law, including the purchase and sale of vessels and charter party agreements. He also advises on claims due to losses and damage to goods and property carried at sea, on land, or in the air. Johannes is a seasoned litigator with particular experience in the law of damages, general commercial law disputes and insolvency.

He assists large Danish and international commercial clients, including shipping companies, P&I clubs and insurance companies. Johannes is part of Bech-Bruun's Cross-Border Insolvency Shipping Team and has extensive experience in the American Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 rules. He is the first practising lawyer specialising in maritime law in Denmark having obtained an MBA in Shipping & Logistics from CBS Copenhagen Business School.

Personal ratings

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2018
- Shipping

Johannes Grove Nielsen offers expertise on a range of shipping and transport law, including the purchase and sale of vessels and charter party agreements. He has been particularly active in insolvency cases, leading the firm's involvement in ongoing cases related to the OW Bunker Group collapse. Clients note that they "enjoy working with him, he quickly understands exactly what is required of him and he understands the commercial context in which his work is going to be used."

Chambers Europe, Shipping

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2018
- Shipping and Transport

One of the leading practices for all aspects of maritime work’, Bech-Bruun regularly handles wet and dry shipping issues and is highly experienced in offshore matters and bunker disputes, as evidenced by the involvement in the O.W. Bunker collapse. ‘ThoughtfulJohannes Grove Nielsen represents Snaptun Fisk Export in an arrest matter related to the collision of the vessel Karmel with a trout farm.

Legal500, Shipping and Transport

Engagements

  • Øresundsadvokater, former Vice Chairman
  • International Bar Association, current Vice Chairman of the Maritime Committee
  • Comité Maritime International, Board Member, Danish Chapter
  • The Danish Bar and Law Society, External examiner at Bar Exams

Publications:

  • Shipping & International Trade Law, chapter 7 - Denmark
    Thomson Reuters, 2015, Book
  • Shipping Law 2014 - Denmark
    The International Comparative Legal Guide, (6 pages), 2014, Book
  • Shipping 2015 - Denmark
    Getting the Deal Through, (6 pages), 2015, Book
  • Shipping 2014 - Denmark
    Getting the Deal Through, (7 pages), 2014, Book
  • Shipping 2013 - Denmark
    Getting the Deal Through, (6 pages), 2013, Book
  • Waste not
    Bunkerspot, (3 pages), 2014, Article
  • Shipping & International Trade Law - chapter 4
    Thomson Reuters, 2011, Book
  • The Death of Winter Storm
    European Transport Law, 2010, Article
  • Sale of Shares to Issuer is Tax-Exempt - Supreme Court Says
    TNI, 2007, Article
  • Denmark, Germany address Mutual Assistance Concerns
    Tax Notes Int., 2005, Article
  • Czech Republic, Denmark Conclude Mutual Assistance Agreement
    Tax Notes Int., 2005, Article
  • Danish Court Ruling on Share Sales Raises Issues
    Tax Notes Int., 2005, Article
  • The fallout from the OW Bunker Group collapse
    Maritime and Transport Law Newsletter, (2 pages), 2015, Article
  • The EU perspective: The fallout from the OW Bunker Group collapse
    Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee Newsletter, 2015, Article
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide, 2015, Book
    Shipping Law 2015 - Denmark , 2015, Book
  • American Bar Association, Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee Newsletter, article
    American Bar Association, Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee Newsletter, article, 2015, Article
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide, 2016, Book
    Shipping Law 2016 - Denmark , 2016, Book
  • What if? OW Bunker
    European Transport Law, 2016, 2016, Article
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide, 2017
    Shipping Law 2017 - Denmark , 2017, Book
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