Number of partners worldwide: 25
Number of lawyers worldwide: 150
As a leading Danish law firm, Accura is known for its high quality, solution-oriented legal advice and its strong sense of urgency and great understanding of deal dynamics. In recent years, Accura has completed more transactions than any other Danish law firm. Accura often represents foreign companies, investors and private equity companies acquiring Danish private and listed companies.
Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance:
Accura’s banking and finance team has extensive expertise and experience with banking and finance law and offers legal advice on all kinds of corporate debt finance, equity capital finance and investments, for example through private equity funds and venture capital funds.
Accura’s capital markets team has vast experience in advising on mergers and acquisitions, secondary offerings, rights issues, etc., and Accura is a leading choice for issuers of listed property bonds seeking advice on these matters.
Competition & Public Procurement:
Accura’s EU and competition team has extensive expertise and experience with providing advisory services within competition law and procurement rules.
Corporate & Commercial:
Accura provides general legal advice on corporate and commercial law tying together the specialised services offered by the other teams. Accura also provides advice on boardroom issues and serves actively as board members. Accura provides specific advice in relation to setting up businesses in Denmark and the structuring of multinational businesses.
Accura advises on all areas within data protection law. Accordingly, the firm’s data protection experts have vast experience within all aspects of data protection law. The firm provides solutions to specific data protection law issues as well as planning and implementation of compliance projects and personal data audits.
Accura’s dispute resolution team handles a broad range of commercial disputes. The team is known for its strong focus on complex and high-value disputes work related to M&A, the financial sector, corporate law, professional liability, insurance, restructuring and insolvency, life science, intellectual property and TMT.
Accura’s employment team advises clients on issues relating to employment and labour law, including individual and collective terms of employment, incentive plans, for example options and bonus programmes, posting and secondment of employees, etc.
Accura provides advice on all legal aspects of energy law. The highly specialised team advises companies from many different energy sectors, including oil and gas, electricity, wind energy and water energy.
Accura’s infrastructure team bases its work on an overall assessment of the individual infrastructure project. The team has vast experience with all sorts of infrastructure projects, and Accura’s extensive transaction experience permits the team to work with the initiative necessary for the project.
Accura’s insurance team serves the top players in the commercial and corporate insurance market. They advise on all aspects of law relevant to the insurance industry, both non-contentious and contentious. The team is particularly known for its superior expertise and experience with contentious work within D&O, professional indemnity, product liability, W&I, all-risks and project insurances.
IP & Life Science:
Accura is a leading choice for businesses seeking protection, commercialisation and development of valuable intellectual property rights. The firm advises on regulatory matters, advertising, communication, cooperation agreements, research and development agreements, licence agreements, IP issues, data exclusivity, application procedures for marketing authorisations, etc.
IT & Outsourcing:
Accura has extensive experience within all significant aspects of technology law, including IT law, combining legal knowledge and experience with a great understanding of commercial matters and a true interest in technology. Accura is one of Denmark’s leading advisors in outsourcing, including business process outsourcing (BPO). Accura’s outsourcing team assists listed and non-listed companies, banks, pension funds and trade union in connection with outsourcing projects from small defined projects to cross-border projects covering multiple countries.
Media & Entertainment:
Accura provides advice on all legal aspects of media and entertainment law. The highly specialised team advises TV production companies, cable TV providers, publishers, sports clubs, entertainers and Internet-based media.
Mergers & Acquisitions:
Accura’s M&A team provides services that cover all elements of an M&A transaction, including legal due diligence, structuring considerations, funding, negotiation and drafting of transaction documents. Private Equity: Accura advises a number of equity funds, such as seed funds, venture funds and funds of funds, and assists clients in establishing funds and investing in equity funds.
Accura’s real estate team has vast expertise and practical experience within all aspects of legal advice relating to real estate. The team’s client base comprises both Danish and international entities, such as pension funds, investors, entrepreneurs, developers and end users.
Restructuring & Insolvency:
Accura’s restructuring and insolvency team has vast experience with national and cross-border refinancing and insolvency cases, including the restructuring of company operations and structure, corporate governance, notice of suspension of payment and acting as administrator or liquidator in connection with insolvent estates and compositions.
Accura’s direct and indirect tax team provides highly specialised advisory services on Danish and international direct and indirect tax matters with a special focus on transactions, financing and corporate structures.
Accura works on a non-exclusive basis with top legal advisers in some of the world’s leading law firms, and Accura is involved in numerous transactions and legal work requiring cross-border assistance.