Poul Schmith

Employment Department

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  • Kammeradvokaten/Poul Schmith has a long trajectory as the key advisor to the Danish state on employment matters relating to the public sector, having acted in this capacity since the firm’s founding over 80 years’ ago. 
  • Kammeradvokaten/Poul Schmith acts as a trusted advisor to Denmark’s largest and most prestigious public bodies such as the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Defence and the Danish National Police. In addition to its full-service individual and collective employment law offering, the team is equipped with highly specialised knowledge of the special regulation of civil servants and public employment issues.
  • Kammeradvokaten/Poul Schmith represents The Board of Equal Treatment and has established extensive insight into all aspects of discrimination law. The firm has one of the most active teams in the Danish market in terms of age, disability and gender discrimination cases.
  • Kammeradvokaten/Poul Schmith offers leading expertise in the employment disputes sphere and undertakes a high volume of complex mandates before all levels of court. The team is one of the most experienced in the Danish market in this regard and represents the state on all key cases before the Supreme Court and high courts.
  • Highly-experienced partner Niels Banke heads the department. Public employment law specialist Lene Damkjær Christensen is another key member of the group.