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Europe Denmark Competition/European Law

This section encompasses contentious and non-contentious matters arising under EU, domestic and international competition law, including cartels, abuse of a dominant market position and merger control. Unless a more specific subsection exists, areas such as antitrust, state aid and public procurement are also considered here.

All Departments profiles

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Band 1
  1. Bruun & Hjejle
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    Bruun & Hjejle
    Competition/European Law
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Bruun & Hjejle is an acclaimed firm acting on all areas of EU and competition law. The legal team has particular experience in dominance issues, state aid and other legal issues faced by publicly owned and regulated companies. The practice also regularly advises on disputes concerning anti-competitive agreements and follow-on damage claims. The law firm's clients include companies from a range of industries, such as broadcasting, financial services, real estate and energy.
  2. Gorrissen Federspiel
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    Gorrissen Federspiel
    Competition/European Law
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Gorrissen Federspiel is an exceptional firm, noted for advising on merger control filings, cartel investigations and state aid cases, as well as advocacy matters before the EU courts and European Commission. The legal team has extensive experience in competition-related litigation and public procurement mandates. The department includes an in-house economic analysis team, handling merger assessments and actions for damages. The law firm's enviable client base features a multitude of high-profile domestic and international organisations from several sectors, including financial services, manufacturing, transportation and media.
  3. Kromann Reumert
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    Kromann Reumert
    Competition/European Law
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Kromann Reumert is a renowned firm combining expertise in all areas of competition law, including transactional mandates and criminal proceedings resulting from dominance abuse. The practice's varied caseload encompasses general antitrust and merger control cases, as well as arbitration and litigation, including before the EU courts. The legal team possesses a deep bench of competition law specialists reinforced by economists. The law firm represents Danish and foreign blue-chips as well as companies in the manufacturing, telecoms, energy and financial services sectors.
  4. Plesner
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    Plesner
    Competition/European Law
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Plesner has a renowned competition practice with exceptional expertise in complex cases related to state aid, follow-on damages claims and merger control. The department also handles cartel cases and tender processes. Clients benefit from the law firm's in-house economists, as well as lawyers with previous experience working in the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority. Plesner is frequently engaged by financial institutions and government entities, as well as manufacturing and energy companies.
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Band 2
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    Accura Advokatpartnerselskab
    Competition/European Law
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    Accura is a well-established practice that assists with a range of competition law projects such as merger clearance and has considerable experience in public procurement. The legal team also advises on investigations, tender procedures, criminal proceedings and compliance work. The law firm frequently represents clients in proceedings before the Danish authorities.
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    Bech-Bruun
    Competition/European Law
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    Bech-Bruun is an impressive competition law practice covering complex merger filings, compliance and contentious cases. The law firm has notable experience in a range of industries, including aerospace, manufacturing, construction and waste. The legal team also represents municipalities and government entities in national public procurement cases. The department is highly active in the media and broadcasting sector, advising clients on European Commission investigations and claims for damages before the High Court and Supreme Court.
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Band 3
  1. DLA Piper Denmark
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    DLA Piper Denmark
    Competition/European Law
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper has a recognised practice handling all areas of competition law as well as maintaining a strong reputation in public procurement. The law firm's clients benefit from its considerable experience handling cases before the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority. The legal team has notable strength in matters concerning abuse of dominance, merger notifications and allegations of infringement of the Danish Competition Act.
  2. Horten
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    Horten
    Competition/European Law
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 15 Years Ranked
    Horten is frequently noted in the market for its work on competition matters. The law firm also assists with merger control work and is particularly active on matters relating to competition compliance and corporate acquisitions. The practice also acts on competition-related disputes ranging from investigations to damage claims and tender disputes. The legal team receives regular instructions by local municipalities and government entities on state aid issues.
  3. Nielsen Nørager Law Firm LLP
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    Nielsen Nørager Law Firm LLP
    Competition/European Law
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Nielsen Nørager is a corporate team noted for handling EU law litigation before Danish and EU courts. The law firm advises on all areas of public procurement law, as well as Danish and EU competition law. The practice is also familiar with follow-on damage claims and dominance abuse cases, as well as allegations and complaints related to state aid. The legal team is particularly active in the energy, media and transport sectors.
  4. Poul Schmith
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    Poul Schmith
    Competition/European Law
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 10 Years Ranked
    Poul Schmith has a well-regarded practice noted for its expertise in public procurement and extensive knowledge of the public sector, as well as EU and international law. The law firm advises government entities and publicly owned companies on state aid, public procurement and tender procedures. The department has notable prowess in litigation and contentious matters, such as complaints to regulatory authorities. The legal team represents the Danish government before both national and EU courts.