About Jakob Kristensen

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Finance) 2007
Right of audience, The Danish High Court 2006
Admission to practice law 2003
LLM 2000
Master of Laws 1999


Jakob Kristensen advises primarily on business transfers.

He assists Danish as well as foreign clients, such as companies and private equity funds, in connection with the purchase and sale of companies and related financial issues.

Jakob is particularly experienced in rendering advice on business transfers within the energy sector.

Moreover, Jakob advises on the general aspects of business and company law.

Personal ratings

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2014
- Capital Markets

(...) and Jakob Kristensen advised Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan on its €350m investment in ISS, (...).

Legal500, Capital Markets

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2017
- Energy

Bech-Bruun’s ‘very service-oriented’ team advises on high-profile transactions, particularly across the oil and gas, wind and solar sectors.
The team, which includes the ‘superbJakob Kristensen, (...).

Legal 500, Energy

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2017
- Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The ‘very professionalJakob Kristensen assisted Lithuanian transport company Girteka Logistics with its acquisition of a controlling stake in Thermo-Transit.

Legal500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A


  • Member, The Association of Danish Law Firms' Expert Panel in Energy Law
  • Member, International Bar Association
  • Member, Danish Energy Association
  • Member, Danish Competition Law Society
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