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Chambers Global

Banking & Finance


What the team is known for
Bech-Bruun offers clients a strong finance team which frequently acts on behalf of domestic and international banks and large corporations on all aspects of acquisition finance. The firm is particularly recognised for its financing expertise in the energy and real estate sectors. Lawyers in the team are also instructed on refinancing mandates and offer further experience on debt capital market transactions, advising on the issuance of notes. The team is additionally well placed to handle loan transactions and sustainable finance matters.

Notable practitioners
Morten Krogsgaard handles notes issuance, refinancing and acquisition financing mandates. He acts on behalf of both Danish and international clients, including prominent banks, financial investors as well as corporates from the oil and gas sector.

"Morten Krogsgaard is very responsive and able to accurately convey, in a commercially focused manner, complex Danish law nuances."

Thomas Thordal Sevelsted is particularly active on matters involving subscription credit facilities. He also assists with real estate and project financing mandates and mainly acts for banks, investment firms and asset managers.

"Thomas is always reachable and offers a high-level service."

"Thomas is a highly skilled, excellent and sophisticated lawyer in the financing field."

Chambers and Partners Global 2023, Banking & Finance

Capital Markets


Steen Jensen advises clients on ECM transactions, including passporting and takeovers. He recently assisted Exiqon with its DKK1 billion public-to-private takeover by Oncotec.

David Moalem provides regulatory advice on capital markets-related matters. He assisted Lundbeck with the implementation of a new capital markets compliance set-up in light of the new EU Market Abuse Regulation. Clients say: "He gives very practical advice which we can easily implement and he provides very good service."

Chambers and Partners Global, Capital Markets

Corporate M&A - Expertise based abroad

Desks based abroad This firm's China desk is led from Copenhagen, with additional support provided by lawyers based in Aarhus. It frequently advises Chinese corporate clients on investments and acquisitions in Denmark. The team also works closely with the firm's representative office in Shanghai. Søren Meisling is a key client contact.

Chambers and Partners Global, Corporate/M&A international firms - Expertise based abroad

Corporate M&A


What the team is known for
The team at Bech-Bruun is well regarded and particularly active in the private equity sphere. It advises on M&A across a range of industries such as energy, manufacturing, financial services, technology and retail. Public M&A is another area of expertise, given its experience in public tender offers. The firm acts for a notable client base on issues that frequently involve international elements.

Notable practitioners
Jacob Hjortshøj is a standout M&A practitioner. He offers a wealth of experience in all aspects of M&A transactions. He also advises on restructuring mandates.

"I am always impressed when working with Jacob Hjortshøj."

Ole Nørgaard regularly advises clients on acquisitions and capital raising mandates.

Steen Jensen acts for clients on complex demergers and share transfers and public M&A deals. He is also recognised for his capital markets expertise.

"Steen Jensen is always to the point and has a commercial approach."

Jakob Kristensen assists clients with domestic and cross-border transactions, with notable strength in acquisitions and divestments.

"Jakob Kristensen is a pleasure to have on your team, and gives you confidence that you have the best set-up to result in the best possible outcome."

Simon Milthers is notably active in a range of cross-border transactions, including acquisitions and divestments.

"Simon Milthers is a very good communicator and is solution-oriented."

"He goes beyond expectations to provide solutions and understand the commercial aspects of the transactions."

Steen Rode assists clients operating in the manufacturing sector, financial services and private equity spaces with cross-border transactions.

"He is very dedicated and on the detail, and provides strong commercial advice. However, his key strength is his ability to make things happen."

Andreas Nielsen is experienced in cross-border matters such as takeovers, as well as share and asset sales for corporations.

"He has strong capabilities and offers an excellent service level."

"Andreas Nielsen has great experience dealing with complex public and private transactions."

Chambers and Partners Global 2023, Corporate/M&A

Dispute Resolution


What the team is known for
Bech-Bruun's disputes practice represents clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings across a variety of industries. The law firm is particularly active in insurance, insolvency and professional liability disputes, often in the banking sector, representing companies as well as former board members. The team also offers further expertise in post-M&A disputes.

Notable practitioners
Anne Buhl Bjelke is highly active on professional liability and insurance-related disputes, representing professionals as well as companies from the banking and financial services industries.

  • "Anne Buhl Bjelke offers patience, resilience and creative solutions to achieve the best result. She consistently provides solid legal and practical guidance and advice."
  • "Anne Buhl Bjelke has fantastic responsiveness, and is always service minded."

Søren Lundsgaard receives high praise for his excellent litigation expertise, handling a wide range of disputes such as those involving breach of contract and liability claims. He is particularly active on post-M&A disputes and frequently acts on arbitrations.

  • "Søren Lundsgaard provides excellent insights, he is honest and gives well thought through advice."
  • "He is a very talented litigation lawyer who makes sure the case is presented in the best way possible before the court."
  • "He is a true Danish star. He is highly experienced and great to work with!"
  • "He is very responsive and thorough, good at analysing complex matters, and provides strategic discussions."

Chambers and Partners Global 2023, Dispute Resolution

Intellectual Property


What the team is known for
Bech-Bruun is a full-service law firm assisting clients with the full gamut of IP strategy, registration, protection and enforcement. The team frequently handles contentious and non-contentious copyright, trade mark, and design rights matters. It also acts on patent disputes in the pharmaceutical and technology sectors. Bech-Bruun has additional expertise in the commercialisation of IP, including distribution, licensing and franchise agreements. The firm is also experienced in mandates involving international elements.

Notable practitioners
Claus Barrett Christiansen Claus Barrett Christiansen acts for clients on trade mark and design infringement disputes and issues of marketing law.

  • "Claus is an experienced lawyer who perfectly understands trade mark law and always knows what to do. He's easy to work with, has great legal knowledge and is very thorough in his advice."
  • He is an excellent lawyer in terms of client service and the quality of legal work provided."
  • "Claus Barrett Christiansen demonstrates great client service and commercial awareness, and deals with complex aspects."
  • "He is easy to deal with and very calm. He is a very experienced litigator."

Dan Bjerg Geary Dan Bjerg Geary advises on the IP aspects of franchise, distribution and licensing agreements. He has additional experience in disputes arising from the alleged misappropriation of trade secrets as well as patent and copyright infringements.

  • "Dan is very strong and has a commercial mindset."
  • "Dan is always available for his clients. He answers within short notice, and is one of the most skilled franchise lawyers in the Danish market. Most remarkable is his ability to combine legal insight with great commercial understanding."
  • "He is very good in technical matters."
  • "Dan Bjerg Geary is always accessible and easy to contact."

Klaus Madsen is an expert in patent disputes and also assists clients with disputes concerning the misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract issues. He often represents pharmaceutical companies.

  • "He's very strategic in his thinking and is able to simplify a case."
  • "Klaus is fantastic. He is very good with strategy and always hits the mark. He is very bright and open to respond any questions."

Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn assists pharmaceutical companies with IP issues such as patent infringement and regulatory matters. He also acts in disputes pertaining to marketing and advertising issues.

  • "Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn is an excellent and fully trusted adviser."
  • "He deals with cross-border aspects very well. He gets to the point easily and understands complexity. He's aware of the commercial elements of matters, focusing on the aspects that are important for clients."

Jeppe Brinck-Jensen is proficient in a broad range of contentious IP mandates, ranging from patent and SPC disputes to trade secret cases. His clients primarily belong to the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors.

  • "Jeppe Brinck-Jensen is highly skilled in the legal discipline as well as commercial focus and customer centricity. He delivers to-the-point advice with an incredible ability to carve out less important parts and go straight to the heart of the matter."
  • "Jeppe is really good at analysing complex situations and finding optimal solutions. He's fast at understanding technical aspects and translating them into legal advice."

Chambers and Partners Global 2023, Intellectual Property

Restructuring & Insolvency


Troels Tuxen wins respect for his wide-ranging expertise, including in the administration of bankruptcy estates, restructuring and insolvency litigation matters. He is described as a "very skilled negotiator and moderator."

Michael Serring specialises in insolvency matters, focusing primarily on debt collection, distressed securities and litigation. He has particular expertise in advising on limited partnerships.

Chambers and Partners Global, Restructuring/Insolvency