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Johan Weihe

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Johan Weihe is an expert in public law and regulatory issues

Johan Weihe is one of the country’s leading experts in public law, energy law and foundation law issues, and he is consequently a much sought-after adviser by public authorities and companies, especially in the energy and utilities area. Johan advises commercial and non-commercial foundations and autonomous institutions and associations on administrative law and foundation law issues, including formation, amendments to articles of association and extraordinary transactions. In addition, Johan has assisted on a number of major transactions and mergers of commercial foundations.

As a foundation law expert, Johan was appointed member of the Danish Company Appeals Board by the Minister for Economic and Business Affairs. In addition, Johan has for a number of years headed JUC’s foundation conference and network for commercial foundations, and he has in-depth knowledge of the development in the world of foundations. The combination of legal insight and industry knowledge makes Johan a much used strategic sounding board with clients. 

Finally, Johan frequently gives lectures on municipal law, foundation law and energy law to, among others, municipalities, clients and in Bech-Bruun Academy.

 

The Team

Foundations

  • Foundations
  • Energy and Supply
  • Public Law & Administration
  • Regulatory Issues
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"I find it extremely important to be flexible. This not least in terms of time, but also as clients, cases and issues are different and demand flexible solutions."
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Engagements

  • Member, Karnov's Advisory Board
  • Fonden Edubba, member of the board
  • F.A. Thiele og Hustrus Legat, member of the board

Publications

  • Denmark, Faroe Islands and Greenland, Getting the Deal Through: Climate Regulation, Gas Regulation, Oil Regulation 2007-2017, Law Business Research Ltd., 2007. Article

Education and language

  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • Faroese
  • English

Ratings

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Bech-Bruun is noted for its 'excellent communication, industry knowledge, accessibility and quick turn-around times' with expertise in contracts, disputes and regulatory issues. (...) and the department also fields (...) Johan Weihe, who is an expert in oil and gas regulations; (...).

Legal 500, Energy

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