Chambers Europe Rating 2016
What the team is known for Sizeable practice advising on general public law regulations, as well as more specialised areas such as energy, climate and environment. Expertise also covers contentious cases in public law, representing clients in proceedings before courts at all levels. A leading adviser to private clients on public law issues such as procurement and data protection regulations, the team also acts for Danish municipalities and independent institutions.
Strengths One client describes the team as "very knowledgeable" and highlights its "responsive and available" service as an important factor.
Clients are impressed by the firm's level of commitment, saying "you feel safe with them and regardless of the issue, they always have a partner with the right expertise."
Work highlights Continued to advise Metroselskabet on planning, construction and operational issues relating to the Copenhagen Metro.
Advised Central Denmark Region on establishing a new psychiatric centre in the New University Hospital in Aarhus through a public private partnership.
Significant clients Femern, Region Zealand, The City of Copenhagen, The Danish Agriculture and Food Council, Odense Letbane.
Key contacts include Per Hemmer, Haakun Djurhuus, Hanne Moelbeck, Johan Weihe and Peter Oestergaard Nielsen, who each head different aspects of the department's work.
Chambers and Partners Europe, Public Law