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Bech-Bruun

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."

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Overview

We are leading real estate and construction law specialists with experience advising public-sector employers and private operators. We have in-depth knowledge of all legal aspects of real estate, including investment and divestment, leasing, development and public regulations regarding restrictions on the use of real estate.  

Our main areas of expertise span M&A Real Estate, project development, tenders and negotiation of building and construction contracts, lease law and advice relating to real estate. 

In the area of M&A Real Estate we provide innovative and commercially sustainable solutions and highly specialised advice. We have in-depth knowledge of financing which gives us a cutting edge in property development projects where planning of financing is key.

In the area of lease law we advise private and public enterprises and are highly experienced conducting legal proceedings for both lessors and lessees. We are also highly knowledgeable when it comes to sustainable construction and green leases.

In the area of construction law we provide advice on public and private building and construction projects as well as projects with both public and private players. Our expertise spans project development, tenders in building and construction projects, negotiation of building and construction contracts, and contractor's insurance. We employ some of the leading advisers in dispute resolution and alternative types of dispute resolution such as mediation and conciliation.

Real Estate Department

Bech-Bruun

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Langelinie Allé 35

Copenhagen

Hovedstaden

Denmark

DK-2100

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Denmark

Real Estate


Steen Puch Holm-Larsen
Band 2

Real Estate: Construction


Jens Hjortskov
Band 3
Torben Brøgger
Band 3