Meet our team of specialists

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Bech-Bruun's dispute resolution team counts some of the most experienced litigators and leading specialists in Denmark. Our approach to disputes and dispute resolution is based on your individual needs and specific situation. We will assist you on resolving disputes as quickly and cost efficiently as possible and assist you on preventing conflicts from arising and escalating.

Our dispute resolution team provides qualified and highly skilled advice in connection with all types of commercial or public-law disputes. We have solid experience handling disputes before a number of difference dispute solution bodies, including the ordinary Danish courts, special tribunals, the Court of Justice of the European Union, arbitration as well as mediation.

We will – in close cooperation with you – assess the potential outcomes of the dispute at hand. This also means that we will always assess alternatives to conducting legal or arbitration proceedings.

Bech-Bruun's dispute resolution team is highly specialised. We are able to assist you with comprehensive and qualified advice in the area of dispute resolution, and we offer dispute resolution advice in all Bech-Bruun's areas of expertise including also regarding review of authority decisions and corporate criminal proceedings:

The combination of a high level of specialist knowledge and extensive litigation experience means that we are able to provide high-level dedicated and professional advice on dispute resolution on the basis of your specific industry and the professional framework of the dispute in question. This way, we are able to assess the litigation risks and enter into discussions on relevant potential solutions based on both professional and commercial considerations.

We place a high priority on always setting the exact team required to resolve the dispute in question, and your needs are assessed on an ongoing basis to ensure that the right specialists and resources are allocated at all times.

Bech-Bruun's dispute resolution team renders advice which is to a very high extent based on and supported by digital solutions. We handle large and complex court and arbitration proceedings using tailored digital solutions in our planning and conduct of the process as well as in the management of the documents involved in the dispute making our advice more efficient and easier to use.

We work closely together with Bech-Bruun's financial experts, and we have experience handling complicated financial analyses and calculations, which may be of decisive importance in complicated commercial disputes.

Furthermore, we also assist on drafting new or reviewing existing contracts, one of our objectives being to ensure that the contracts contain tailored dispute resolution models minimising the risk of conflicts reaching a deadlock.

We are recognised internationally for our dispute resolution work, and we have a strong international network of leading litigation experts. This means that we are able to provide you with the best advice possible also where cases are of an international nature or are to be conducted abroad. 

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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 handles cases arising from breach or non-performance of contracts, and offers further expertise in post-M&A disputes.

Strengths
According to one client, the team offers "very well-tailored" advice with "a very good level of expertise."

Another client remarks that "they react with speed without compromising the high level of expertise."

Work highlights
Represented BETRI in a professional liability matter against the Danish government.

Notable practitioners
Anne Buhl Bjelke represents both public and private clients in litigation cases, often with a focus on insurance-related issues. One impressed client says that she is both "compelling and well prepared in court."

Carsten Pedersen has experience in breach of duty claims and insurance cases, as well as post-M&A disputes, and is well equipped to assist clients with both litigation and arbitration proceedings. An interviewee notes his tactical understanding, adding that Pedersen knows "how to present and how to attack the case."

Chambers and Partners Europe 2022, Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution

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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 handles cases arising from breach or non-performance of contracts, and offers further expertise in post-M&A disputes.

Notable practitioners
Anne Buhl Bjelke represents both public and private clients in litigation cases, often with a focus on insurance-related issues. One impressed client says that she is both "compelling and well prepared in court."

Carsten Pedersen has experience in breach of duty claims and insurance cases, as well as post-M&A disputes, and is well equipped to assist clients with both litigation and arbitration proceedings. An interviewee notes his tactical understanding, adding that Pedersen knows "how to present and how to attack the case."

Chambers and Partners Global 2022, Dispute Resolution

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Ranked: tier 1

Bech-Bruun represents clients in complex commercial disputes, including high-stakes litigation and arbitration matters. It has been particularly active in civil litigation, acting in major professional liability cases; the team is also frequently involved in Supreme Court mandates. The group is strong in handling issues within the construction, insurance and financial service sectors; practice head Carsten Pedersen specialises in construction contracts, M&A disputes and professional and director’s liability issues, while Anne Buhl Bjelke is an expert in insurance as well as financial regulatory matters (...). Rasmus Schmidt joined from Skau Reipurth & Partnere in 2022.

They have excellent business acumen, high accessibility, explore new technology and reasonable pricing.’

We have an unusual piece of large litigation in Denmark, involving a number of overseas entities. Bech-Bruun has shown a good understanding of the local regime and applied this well to our circumstances.’

Legal 500, Dispute resolution

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