For more than 20 years, Bech-Bruun has advised major Danish and non-Danish public and private-sector energy players, including utilities, offshore and onshore oil and gas enterprises, players in the wind turbine sector as well as climate funds, cleantech enterprises, etc.

We are leaders in the market for advisory services for the energy and utility area with one of the largest and most specialised teams in Denmark, and we have extensive industry knowledge and experience in all energy law areas. Our advice is provided by an interdisciplinary team of specialists with different areas of expertise in, for instance, regulatory advice, sustainable energy, M&A, EU/Competition, including state aid, environment, infrastructure and tax.

Our industry team is composed by highly qualified and specialised lawyers, who are among the leading experts within the field. Our specialists have long-standing experience in advising on all areas of law relating to energy and utilities. We cooperate with various operators, providing us with in-depth knowledge of the energy industry, including key issues, challenges and not least opportunities and solutions.

Energy & Supply



What the team is known for
Bech-Bruun houses an outstanding energy practice with noted capabilities in cross-border matters, assisting clients with high-profile M&A, financing and corporate mandates relating to projects. The firm's broad expertise covers both offshore and onshore oil and gas activities as well as renewables, with a strong focus on wind energy. The team advises on the regulatory and EU law aspects of energy matters and acts on environmental issues associated with energy projects. The law firm possesses further strength in representing clients in energy-related arbitration proceedings.

"Bech-Bruun have a strong ability and deep insights in the legal area, combined with the ability to create a very high value for the client."

"Bech-Bruun's understanding and command of complex energy regulations in connection with other relevant regulations is impressive."

Work highlights
Bech-Bruun advised Energinet on environmental matters arising from the Baltic Pipe gas transmission project, as well as assistance with the acquisition of lands and rights for the completion of the infrastructure project.

Notable practitioners
Per Hemmer is a well-regarded figure in the energy market who receives plaudits for his regulatory expertise. He regularly advises on energy and infrastructure projects, and leads M&A transactions in the energy sector.

"Per can make matters easy to understand, and he is commercial."

"Per Hemmer has a good reputation in oil and gas regulatory work."

Chambers and Partners Europe 2023, Energy

Energy & Infrastructure


Bech-Bruun is recognised for its strong M&A, projects and restructuring and insolvency teams.

In project development, the firm is strong in energy, with offshore pipelines and wind farm developers often creating work for the team. It is equally capable in infrastructure where the combination of specialist construction expertise and a deep bench gives the firm the capacity to handle a wide range of major construction and infrastructure projects.

Research period review (2023/2024)
The firm was extensively involved in projects work, undertaking numerous large-scale developments in both the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Client feedback
“They are kind, professional, responsive, knowledgeable and solution-orientated.”

IFLR 1000, Project Development, 2023



Ranked: Tier 1

Bech-Bruun‘s broad energy practice handles the full range of transactional and regulatory issues and disputes regarding large energy infrastructure projects. The team is known for its expertise in power purchase agreements (PPAs) and often serves infrastructure fund management and cleantech corporates. Practice head Johan Weihe has over 15 years’ experience in advising waste-to-energy companies and governments on carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects. On the renewables side, energy specialist Per Hemmer is an expert in geothermic energy and waste incineration transactions. Associate Rania Kassis primarily advises on the contractual and regulatory facets of offshore renewable energy and oil and gas projects.

‘Jakob Kristensen is hands on, pragmatic with great responsiveness.’

Legal 500, Energy, 2023


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