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About

Provided by Bruun & Hjejle

Department: Dispute Resolution
Head of Department:
Ole Spiermann
No of employees in department:
45

Our Dispute Resolution department is headed by Ole Spiermann, one of the most active Supreme Court lawyers in Denmark, and Karsten Kristoffersen, highly experienced in representing clients in some of the most complex cases in the converging area of law and finance. Ole Spiermann recently led the investigations into the activities of Danske Bank’s Estonian branch involving potential money laundering on an international scale from 2007 through 2015. The core Dispute Resolution team consists of 5 high-profile partners and 16 other qualified lawyers.

Areas of strength
Our Dispute Resolution team is known for its exceptional practice offering extensive experience from across a considerable range of contentious matters. We have a longstanding tradition of representing major financial institutions before the courts in high-profile and complex disputes – often requiring us to manoeuvre in uncharted waters.

Our team of specialists takes on a large share of disputes ranging from public law issues and professional liability to competition and state aid.

We have a reputation as market leaders in conflict resolution, and our clients include multinational companies, financial businesses, insurance companies, international organisations and governments.

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What the team is known for

Brunn & Hjejle offers extensive experience across a range of contentious matters, including cross-border disputes. The team is active on complex banking and finance cases, often involving insolvency-related topics. The law firm's other areas of expertise include litigation resulting from transactions and joint ventures, as well as assisting with white-collar crime proceedings and international arbitration.

Work Highlights

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  • Acted for Ørsted on proceedings against the Danish Energy Board of Appeal relating to natural gas transportation agreements.

Notable Practitioners

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Karsten Kristoffersen
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Karsten Kristoffersen
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Karsten Kristoffersen maintains an excellent reputation for his dispute resolution practice. He has experience handling litigation relating to bankruptcy issues, white-collar crime cases and high-level professional liability matters. He also handles arbitration cases. One client highlights that he is "very direct and to the point."

Ole Spiermann
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Ole Spiermann
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Ole Spiermann is a renowned practitioner in the field, boasting experience in regulatory and liability disputes, as well as internal criminal investigations. Clients say that his strength lies in his "high legal technical skills and deep commercial insight."

Jakob Lentz
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Jakob Lentz
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Jakob Lentz represents clients from the professional services and insurance industries in professional liability claims and also acts on anti-money laundering criminal proceedings. One client highlights that he is "always very responsive and has a very good understanding of our business and the solutions we need."

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Karsten Kristoffersen
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Karsten Kristoffersen
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Ole Spiermann
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Ole Spiermann
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Jakob Lentz
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Jakob Lentz
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