Steen Rode specialises in M&A and company law

Steen Rode is a leading lawyer in the areas of M&A and company law. As Chief Executive Partner, Steen is also head of Bech-Bruun's executive management team.

Steen has assisted on and been responsible for the completion of numerous business transactions within a broad range of industries. He advises on all aspects of the M&A process.

As an adviser, Steen is solution-oriented with a steady focus on achieving the desired results through close collaboration with the client, ensuring that the legal solutions underpin the client's commercial and strategic objectives.


The Team

M&A & Corporate Matters

  • M&A & Corporate Matters
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Steen Rode enters the rankings on the back of strong client feedback. He assists clients operating in the financial services and private equity spaces with cross-border transactions. Interviewees report: "His strategic and commercial thinking is outstanding; he is a quick thinker, very energetic, ahead of the process and always totally committed to clients and their success."

Chambers and Partners Europe, Corporate/M&A

Legal 500 - Bech-Bruun

(...) Bech-Bruun is frequently instructed on a broad array of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. A key area of focus for the ‘creative, strategic and commercial’ department is high-value corporate and capital markets transactions for energy and energy-related clients, as well as private equity transactions and corporate structuring matters. Steen Rode has vast experience advising private equity funds (...).

Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Legal 500 - Bech-Bruun

'I’ve now worked with Steen Rode a few times and he’s really outstanding. Taking upon the full responsibility on M&A matters – end to end. Steen has a great commercial mind and is playing the ball not the man.'

Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“He is a partner who provides brilliant cooperation. Apart from being an outstanding M&A lawyer, he is also simply a brilliant brain in any problem solving issue, and an exceptional, very constructive adviser in negotiations. Always client-oriented and responsive.”

“He is very reactive and very good at delivering high quality service quickly. At the same time, he is able to advise and help maintain complexity at a reasonable level. Moreover, he also knows our working methods and attitudes, which makes you feel comfortable in his hands.”

“He's professional, smart, experienced and knows M&A well.”

“We have always appreciated his ability to provide second to none legal services.”

IFLR1000, Mergers and acquisitions

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • Education abroad: Kathoelieke Universiteit Leuven
  • English