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Poul Schmith

Real Estate

4 ranked lawyersBand 1DenmarkEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-established team with outstanding experience acting for the Danish state and publicly owned entities on construction-related mandates. Focuses on large-scale construction projects in the healthcare sector, as well as commercial development projects. Established track record for advising on dispute resolution, including arbitration proceedings. Noted for its experience representing government clients and recognised for its expertise in PPP projects.

Strengths

A client notes that the team is focused on getting deals done, describing the members as "very business-oriented."

An interviewee highlights that "they are excellent lawyers," further appreciating that "they are extremely focused on the details in cases."

Work highlights

Acted for Boligselskaben Friheden on a dispute with a contractor concerning the renovation of residential buildings.

Notable practitioners

Bo Schmidt Pedersen advises clients on large-scale construction projects, notably within the healthcare and railway infrastructure sectors. He receives plaudits for his negotiation skills from sources who report that "he is focused on getting solutions."

Kasper Mortensen is particularly adept at handling construction litigation and arbitration cases for his clients, especially within the public sector. He is often involved in matters arising from public infrastructure projects.

Rasmus Holm Hansen acts for clients on infrastructure and residential development projects. A respondent remarks that "he is brilliant in the way that he gains and upholds the trust of his clients," with a second source attesting that "he is very fast in understanding difficult legal problems and he has the knowledge to answer and help the case move forward."

The "extremely commercial" Rikke Hoffensetz Andresen rises in the rankings following extensive market praise. She advises clients on contract negotiations, transactions and development projects. An impressed interviewee notes that "she understands what it takes to make business happen and has the forwardness in terms of reaching out and seeing how you can push to reach a solution."

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Overview

  • Poul Schmith has significantly expanded its real estate offering in recent years. This concentrated inflow of expertise has provided an excellent platform for the firm’s expansion into private sector real estate work. The strategically built team offers significant expertise covering a broad array of real estate issues. 
  • Poul Schmith offers impressive expertise in numerous key areas including property transactions, PPP projects, development and financing matters, and facility management issues. The team also provides cutting-edge advice on regulatory issues associated with property asset management, a rapidly evolving field in which the firm is well-positioned as a frontrunner. experience is providing an edge when counseling private and other public sector clients.
  • Poul Schmith’s long history as key counsel to the Danish state has given the firm unmatched experience in handling the country’s biggest and most complex construction projects. The firm regularly advises on infrastructure projects of national significance. 
  • Poul Schmith has one of the largest (probably the largest) and most active construction teams in the market. The broad and complementary expertise of the department’s key practitioners allows the firm to provide highly integrated advice throughout the entire lifecycle of a project, from initial deliberations to the organization and implementation of tender procedures, the drawing up and conclusion of contracts and any disputes which may arise from a project.

Real Estate Department

Poul Schmith

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Vester Farimagsgade 23

Copenhagen V

Hovedstaden

Denmark

1606

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Denmark

Real Estate


Rikke Hoffensetz Andresen
Band 3

Real Estate: Construction


Bo Schmidt Pedersen
Band 2
Kasper Mortensen
Band 2
Rasmus Holm Hansen
Band 3