About Simon Evers Kalsmose-Hjelmborg

Right of audience, The Danish High Court 2001
Admission to practice law 2000
Master of Laws 1997
The Wharton School 2016
Harvard Business School 2015

English, German

Simon Evers Kalsmose-Hjelmborg is Bech-Bruun’s managing partner and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm. He has many years of strategic and hands-on management experience from his position as head of Bech-Bruun’s EU & Competition Law practice group.

Simon Evers Kalsmose-Hjelmborg has extensive experience with notifications to the European Commission and Danish Competition and Consumer Authority under the FEU Treaty, the Merger Control Regulation and the Danish Competition Act.

He also advises clients on the content of compliance programmes, general EU law issues, the preparation of tender material, the implementation of public procurement processes for public bodies and the submission of bids according to procurement procedures.

Furthermore, Simon acts in competition and procurement cases before the EU and Danish courts as well as before the Danish competition and procurement authorities and bodies.

Simon is, in addition, an experienced external lecturer at the University of Copenhagen and Aarhus University.

Personal ratings

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2018
- Competition/European Law

Managing partner Simon Evers Kalsmose-Hjelmborg is an expert on EU law and a broad range of competition law matters. He is also known for his abilities in public procurement and litigation.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Competition/European Law

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2015
- EU and competition

Simon Evers Kalsmose-Hjelmborg became managing partner in April 2014.

Legal 500, EU and competition


  • EU Udbudsretten
    3. Edition, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, (650 pages), 2016, Book
  • EU Public Procurement Law – The Public Sector Directive – The Utilities Directive
    2. Edition, Djøf Publishing, 2012, Book
  • Public Procurement Law – the EU directive on public contracts
    DJØF Publishing, 2006, Book
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