We are a leading adviser in the area of complex public and private building and construction projects and have in-depth knowledge on the special legal and financial challenges involved in public private cooperation and on the rules governing sustainable construction.

We are also experts in invitations to tender for building and construction works and all types of construction-related insurance. We have longstanding experience conducting court and arbitration proceedings relating to construction law disputes for public authorities as well as private enterprises. 

Real Estate & Construction

Real Estate

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What the team is known for
Acts for a variety of Danish and international clients, including banks and investment funds as well as property companies, on acquisitions, divestments and real estate financing. Additional expertise in construction law, focusing on large infrastructure projects and urban development involving public procurement processes. Often selected by clients involved in the hospitality sector for advice on their real estate and construction activities.

Strengths
A client notes that the team is "able to provide informed insights and always willing to go the extra mile to move the transaction forward."

A source says that the lawyers are "hard-working and very reliable," adding that "they know the local market but also have a good sense of how to present findings to international clients."

Work highlights
Represented Bank of Montreal in the EUR34 million acquisition of a property in Copenhagen.

Notable practitioners
Claus Berg acts for clients on construction mandates, including procurements and disputes, representing both international and domestic clients. He also regularly acts on arbitration proceedings involving infrastructure projects.

Jens Hjortskov represents clients in large-scale construction projects, for both commercial and residential developments.

Steen Puch Holm-Larsen is well versed in handling real estate acquisitions, divestments and leasing mandates. A client notes his longstanding expertise in the market, adding that "his advice is very thoughtful and pragmatic; instead of just presenting the facts, he is diligent and gives recommendations about how things should be handled."

Torben Brøgger advises clients on procurement and development mandates within the construction industry. His clients include public entities, construction companies and pension funds. A source highlights that "he has a creative approach which challenges the conventional way of thinking."

Chambers and Partners Europe, Real Estate

Real Estate - Construction

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What the team is known for
Acts for a variety of Danish and international clients, including banks and investment funds as well as property companies, on acquisitions, divestments and real estate financing. Additional expertise in construction law, focusing on large infrastructure projects and urban development involving public procurement processes. Often selected by clients involved in the hospitality sector for advice on their real estate and construction activities.

Strengths
A client notes that the team is "able to provide informed insights and always willing to go the extra mile to move the transaction forward."

A source says that the lawyers are "hard-working and very reliable," adding that "they know the local market but also have a good sense of how to present findings to international clients."

Work highlights
Represented Bank of Montreal in the EUR34 million acquisition of a property in Copenhagen.

Notable practitioners
Claus Berg acts for clients on construction mandates, including procurements and disputes, representing both international and domestic clients. He also regularly acts on arbitration proceedings involving infrastructure projects.

Jens Hjortskov represents clients in large-scale construction projects, for both commercial and residential developments.

Steen Puch Holm-Larsen is well versed in handling real estate acquisitions, divestments and leasing mandates. A client notes his longstanding expertise in the market, adding that "his advice is very thoughtful and pragmatic; instead of just presenting the facts, he is diligent and gives recommendations about how things should be handled."

Torben Brøgger advises clients on procurement and development mandates within the construction industry. His clients include public entities, construction companies and pension funds. A source highlights that "he has a creative approach which challenges the conventional way of thinking."

Chambers and Partners Europe, Real Estate - Construction

Real Estate & Construction

Ranked: tier 1

Bech-Bruun's team, which is jointly led by Jens Hjortskov and Jesper Bøge Pedersen, primarily advises private and institutional investors, including real estate private equity funds, on large infrastructure and urban development projects. While it has construction expertise, the team is particularly active in the real estate market and regularly handles international sales and acquisitions of commercial and residential real estate portfolios. Steen Puch Holm-Larsen has particular experience in hotel-related work, while Per Bjerg Christensen focuses on assisting pension funds with major property development projects.

Legal 500, Real estate and construction

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