About Steen Rode

Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 2005
Admission to practice law 1998
Master of Laws 1995
Education abroad 1995


Steen Rode has vast experience in advising Danish and foreign businesses on all aspects of M&A transactions and general company law issues, including due diligence procedures and the drafting, negotiation and conclusion of diverse transactional documentation, shareholders' agreements and other contracts.

Moreover, Steen has extensive, long-standing experience with management incentives relating to M&A transactions.

Steen is an accomplished litigator, having represented clients in numerous cases before the Danish courts, including the Supreme Court.

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Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal 500 Rating 2018
- Mergers and acquisitions

Top firmBech-Bruun is noted for its ‘great performance’ and is ‘among the best in Denmark’. Recent mandates involved the group acting on behalf of Total in its proposed purchase of Mærsk Oil and assisting Advent with the acquisition of Færch Plast from EQT. Jacob Hjortshøj, who is described as a ‘skilled negotiator’ and ‘absolutely top M&A lawyer’, advised Solix Group on its acquisition of KK Group. Steen Rode heads the 18-partner team that includes well-regarded Søren Meisling and Søren Kamp Nørbæk.

Legal 500, Mergers and Acquisitions


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