Jacob Schall Holberg

Senior associate

About Jacob Schall Holberg

Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 2012
Admitted to the New York Bar 2011
LLM 2010
Right of audience, The Danish High Court 2006
Admission to practice law 2006
Master of Laws 2003


Jacob Schall Holberg specialises in general public law, including administrative law, the liability of public authorities, EU law, as well as human rights law and international law.

Jacob renders advice to public authorities, both the government and municipalities. He is more-over experienced in handling complex negotiations for public authorities and private businesses.

Jacob has extensive experience in procedural rules and legal proceedings before the district courts and the high courts as well as before arbitration tribunals.

Furthermore, Jacob is an expert on trade barrier matters concerning EU and WTO, the implementation of EU law and EU Treaty issues as well as other international law issues for instance via UN institutions, such as The Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee in Geneva.

Jacob is admitted to the New York Bar, and he is an external lecturer in EU law at the University of Copenhagen.


  • Acted as High Court judge at the High Court of Eastern Denmark (October - December 2015)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New York Bar Association


  • The Treaty of Lisbon - Towards an ever closer Union with a formal withdrawal procedure
    The Columbia Journal of European Law, 2010, Article
  • Liability for services causing physical harm
    Justitia, nr. 5 2004, 2004, Article
  • Restrictions on export of used EEE: A study on the legal possibilities to restrict exports of used electric and electronic equipment
    Nordisk Ministerråd, (69 pages), 2016, Report
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