Bruun & Hjejle

Søren Zinck

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Practice Areas

Søren Zinck’s main practice area is EU and Danish competition law and state aid.

Career

2016-: Partner, Bruun & Hjejle

2012-2015: Partner, Lett

2012: Admitted to the Danish Supreme Court

2003-2012: Partner, Lind Cadovius

2000: Secondment to the Danish Competition Authority, Legal/International Division

Professional Memberships

Danish Competition Law Society, Danish Association for European Law, member of the expert committee on competition law set up under the association of Danish Law Firms.

Publications

Several articles on competition law.

Clients

Nets A/S

Danske Bank A/S

Hofor A/S

Aalborg Portland

Nordea

DLI (Danish pharmaceutical Information)

Experience

Søren Zinck specialises in all aspects of competition law, including in Danish and international cases on merger control, distribution strategies, damages, dominance issues, state aid and cartel investigations, including criminal defense and related investigations. He regularly litigates before the European Court of Justice and the Danish courts, and during recent years he has litigated several of the major, leading Danish competition cases.

Work Highlights

Representing Nets in connection with the sale of its A2A infrastructure business and its A2A payment business to Mastercard (ongoing).

Representing Danske Bank in several cases related to the payment sector (ongoing).

Representing Nets in a landmark case on an alleged abuse in the form of exclusivity clauses (ongoing).

Representing several major Danish municipalities in follow-on damage claims related to the Truck cartel (ongoing).

Representing Danish Pig Genetics in several pending court cases regarding alleged breach of competition law (ongoing).

Industry Sector Expertise

Agriculture, Automobile, Energy, Financial sector, Pharma, Postal services, Railway and

Telecoms, among others.

Languages Spoken

Scandinavian languages, English and French.

Education

University of Copenhagen

Master of Laws

1988 - 1994

L’Institut d’études européennes, Brussels

License special en droit européen

1991 - 1992

Contributions

Total 2 contributions

Cartels 2020 Law and Practice in Denmark

Frederik André Bork, Søren Zinck, Olaf Koktvedgaard

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Merger Control 2020 Law and Practice in Denmark

Olaf Koktvedgaard, Søren Zinck, Frederik André Bork

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