About Jesper Rothe

Diploma EC Competition Law 1998
Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 1989
Admission to practice law 1984
Master of Laws 1981


Jesper Rothe advises on business transfers and company law matters.

He has participated in significant transactions within a wide range of sectors, including the energy and technology sectors, as well as trade and industry.

Jesper advises several Danish and international clients on operational and structural matters, as well as the purchase and sale of businesses.

Personal ratings


IFLR1000 Rating 2011
- Mergers and acquisitions

One of the most important saw head of department Jesper Rothe advising Informationsteknik Holding, the seller, on its acquisition by American company Shure. Another, partner Steen Rode acted for Rambøll, the largest consulting firm in the Scandinavian region, as it purchased the engineering division of Dong Energy in April 2011.

IFLR 1000, Mergers and Aquisitions

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2011
- Employment

Jesper Rothe advises Brightpoint. Other clients include Tia Technology and Vattenfall.

Legal 500, Employment

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal 500 Rating 2013
- Energy

Bech-Bruun’s energy and climate group wins praise for its ‘strong industry knowledge and high-quality advice’, and recently advised Energinet.dk on its DKK5.7bn acquisition of ten electricity companies. Per Hemmer heads the practice, which includes former Philip Law Firm partners Jesper Rothe, Jakob Kristensen and Thomas Frøbert.

Legal 500, Energy

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2011
- Information technology

…Jesper Rothe and Peer Petersen advise clients including Google, RIM, Samsung and Konica Minolta.

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2011
- Mergers and acquisitions

a strong M&A practice, advising equity funds, investment companies and industrial companies. Steen Rode, Jakob Kristensen and Jesper Rothe are recommended.


  • Board of directors (chairman), Green Gate Europe A/S
  • Board of directors (chairman), Bergsøe 2 Holding A/S
  • Board member, Aivon Partners A/S
  • Deputy chairman, the Press Council
  • Board of directors (chairman), Biofarma Logistik A/S
  • Board member, Anixter Danmark A/S
  • Board member, Biludan Gruppen A/S
  • Board member, Biludan Finans A/S
  • Board member, Dumex Nutrition Ltd. A/S
  • Board member, Jungheinrich Danmark A/S
  • Board member, Nosca A/S
  • Board member, NDH 2011 A/S
  • Board member, Scandinavian Travel Media ApS
  • Board member, Rungstedlundfonden
  • Board of directors (chairman), Cand.pharm. Povl M. Assen's Foundation
  • Board of directors (chairman), Herlufsholm-Foundation
  • Member, International Bar Association
  • Member, Danish Energy Association
  • Member, Danish Association of Company Law
  • Member, Danish Association of Competition Law
  • Member, Danish Association of Copyright


  • Getting the Deal Through, Commercial Contracts
    Getting the Deal Through, Commercial Contracts, 2016, Article
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