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Jakob Lentz

Copenhagen, Denmark Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution
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Dispute Resolution - Denmark

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Jakob Lentz represents lawyers, insurers and other professionals in liability claims and also acts on anti-money laundering criminal proceedings. A client confirms: "He is very sharp and always formulates a good strategy for handling a dispute for his clients. He knows when to litigate a case and when it is more prudent to seek a settlement."
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Jakob Lentz is a member of Bruun & Hjejle’s dispute resolution practice, and specialises in litigation, arbitration and investigations.

Career

2013: Admitted to the Danish Supreme Court

2012-: Partner, Bruun & Hjejle

2003-2012: Attorney, Bruun & Hjejle (Hjejle Gersted Mogensen)

Clients

Danske Bank

Ørsted

Deloitte

KPMG

EY

PwC

Experience

Jakob Lentz is an experienced litigator who regularly represents professional advisers and major Danish banks in cases before the Danish courts. He has played a key role in the investigations into the now terminated portfolio of non-resident customers at Danske Bank’s Estonian branch. Jakob Lentz also has extensive experience with complex gas price arbitrations, involving a mixture of legal and financial issues, and with insurance matters.

Jakob Lentz helps large businesses manage the complex legal, commercial and reputational risks resulting from allegations of misconduct, financial crime and regulatory investigations. Jakob has vast experience conducting internal investigations on behalf of financial institutions, boards of directors and audit committees.

Work Highlights

Danske Bank in connection with an investigation of the Estonian branch and the legal exposure of Danske Bank (2017-) and potential institutional and individual accountability arising out of actions and omissions by individuals within Danske Bank (2018-).

Representing Danske Bank vis-à-vis D&O insurance providers with respect to the Estonian branch matter (2018-).

Acted for Ørsted in several complex arbitration proceedings regarding renegotiation of pricing of natural gas (2014-2017).

Successfully defending Deloitte auditor in litigation before the Maritime and Commercial Court and subsequently before the Supreme Court against DKK 40 million damage claim (2015).

Numerous representations of auditors before the Disciplinary Board on Auditors in regulatory proceedings and in litigation.

Languages Spoken

Scandinavian languages and English.

Education

University of Copenhagen

Master of Laws

2003 - 1998

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Construction Law 2021 in Denmark

Authors: Christian Johansen, Jakob Lentz, Gregers Gam

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