Managing Partner: Henrik Schütze
Number of partners: 7 Number of lawyers (including partners): 20
Languages: English, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Firm Overview: Lassen Ricard is known for its professionalism, integrity and high ethical standards — its client list speaks for itself. The firm represents companies from around the world and enjoys close, non-exclusive working partnerships with leading international law firms.
The personal relationship between client and attorney — or group of attorneys — is paramount to Lassen Ricard. Its clients’ strong, enduring trust in the firm and its knowledge of their culture enables Lassen Ricard to resolve its clients’ problems in an efficient partnership with the client’s legal department and company management.
The firm handles a wide range of assignments, and providing quality service is its ultimate mission.
In addition to their legal degrees from Danish universities, several of the firm’s attorneys hold degrees from foreign universities, such as Harvard Law School, University of Chicago Law School, City of London College, George Washington University Law School and Stanford University Law School.
The attorneys of Lassen Ricard are authorised to appear before all Danish courts, including the Danish Supreme Court. They have extensive experience pleading before arbitral tribunals and also act as judges in arbitration tribunals. In addition, the firm has experience in pleading before the European Court of Justice.
Main Areas of Practice:
Lassen Ricard covers a large variety of areas, and it has a broad basis of expertise, from corporate mergers and acquisitions, energy law, finance law, and participating in the government investigation into the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority to organising cable TV retransmission in the Nordic region and assisting the Danish prime minister with a commission inquiry.
The firm is a Scandinavian leader in intellectual property and media law. The firm has specialised expertise in mergers and acquisitions and in competition law. The firm is also involved in numerous entrepreneurial initiatives. Lassen Ricard takes part in court and arbitration proceedings regularly, either as counsel to one of the parties or as arbitrators.
Representative clients include: Agfa; Bayer; Coop; Copenhagen Airport A/S; Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners; the Danish Cultural Institute; the Danish Tech Challenge (Scion-DTU); Deluca Film; Edrington; jem & fix: Gigtforeningen; Gorenje; Guardian; Harald Nyborg; HBO Nordic; the Hirschsprung Collection; the Holck-Larsen Foundation; Investering Danmark; Knud Holscher Design; Koldinghus Museum; L&T Infotech; Leapcraft: Mads Nørgaard Copenhagen; Microsoft; MOE; Montana Furniture; Nobel Biocare; Norconsult; Panasonic; the Danish Parliament; Radio4; Ross Engineering A/S; Rottapharm|Madaus; Seiko; Skylark; the Danish Society for Nature Conservation; the Sportgoods Foundation; Statistics Denmark; Strong Productions; Unilever; Warner Brothers; Zetland; Zimmer Biomet; The Union of Broadcasting Organisations (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Estonia); ARD, the BBC; Discovery; DR (the Danish Broadcasting Corporation); MTV; NDR; NRK; Rai; TV2 Danmark; TV2 Norway; SVT, Yle; and ZDF.