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Chairman: Tobias Vieth
Number of partners: 25
Number of lawyers: 90
Languages: Danish, English, Italian, French, German, Norwegian, Swedish

Firm Overview:
Lundgrens is a leading and independent law firm based in Denmark employing around 150 people, of whom 90 are lawyers. Lundgrens acts for a broad range of clients ranging from well-established financial institutions, listed and non-listed companies and public bodies to multinational corporations, insurance companies and start-ups.

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Banking & Finance
■ Capital Markets
■ Corporate/M&A
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Employment
■ EU & Competition
■ Insurance
■ Public
■ Real Estate
■ Restructuring & Insolvency
■ Tax

The group advises public bodies, e.g. the City of Copenhagen, and private undertakings on public tender procedures. The group is particularly renowned for its ability to handle complex matters such as public private innovation projects (OPI) involving public procurement; state aid; IPR; public/ municipal law; contract law etc. The group also advises applications for EU funding.
Contact: Michael Alstrøm
Tel: +45 3525 2913
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
The group advises a broad range of Danish and international banks, mezzanine providers, sponsors, originators and corporates on all aspects of banking and finance law, including acquisition finance and leveraged finance syndicated; real estate finance and asset backed finance structured finance; financial institutions, financial services and investment funds.
Contact: Lars Kjær
Tel: +45 3525 2912
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
The group advises issuers, shareholders, underwriters and other stakeholders on all aspects of capital markets law, including: IPOs; listings of companies on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen A/S; mandatory and voluntary take-over bids; de-listings; verifications disclosure requirements; and structuring of investment vehicles and funds.
Contact: Christian Bredtoft Guldmann
Tel: +45 3525 2924
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
The group advises domestic and international clients on both litigation and arbitration matters and regularly act as arbitrators in domestic as well as international disputes. The team acts on ground-breaking landmark disputes related to, inter alia, commercial contractual matters, M&A, financial services, insolvency, professional liability, commercial real estate, tax law, insurance law, public law and IP.
Contact: Peter Clemmen Christensen
Tel: +45 3525 2985
Email: [email protected]

The group provides legal services within all legal aspects relating to the relationship between employer and employee.
Contact: Anne Marie Abrahamson
Tel: +45 3525 2858
Email: [email protected]

The group has a unique insight into and advises a wide range of Danish and international insurance companies and other market players on all aspects of insurance law, including professional liability, director’s liability, accountant’s liability, attorney’s liability, financial institutions’ liability, and regulatory and compliance.
Contact: Jesper Hjetting
Tel: +45 3525 2853
Email: [email protected]

The group advises on all IP matters assisting on establishing, commercialising and enforcing IP rights; establishment and maintenance of portfolios of IP rights; negotiation and preparation of IP contracts; handling of all types of conflicts pertaining to IP or marketing practices, including injunctions, search orders, invalidity proceedings, civil proceedings and enforcement programs (parallel import and anti-counterfeit) and matters before administrative complaints boards in Denmark and in Europe.
Contact: Nina Ringen
Tel: +45 3525 2909
Email: [email protected] 

Regarding M&A, the group advises on all aspects of share and/or business transactions, acquisitions and disposals, mergers and demergers, take-over bids and establishment of joint ventures. The group has acted for many Danish and international industrial and institutional investors and is experienced with complex transactions in Denmark as well as cross-border. Regarding corporate law, the group has vast experience with handling all corporate matters, including management and employee incentive programs.
Contact: Peter Bruun Nikolajsen
Tel: +45 3525 2975
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
The team offers legal services to the real estate sector in every aspect of real estate, construction and real estate financing to national and international commercial clients. The services provided are wide-ranging and include real estate transactions (asset or share transactions), investment structures, real estate due diligence as well as lease matters and disputes, real estate finance and property tax, construction and procurement, real estate development, PPP and PFI, planning matters, environmental and dispute resolution.
Contact: Ann Frølund Winther
Tel: +45 3525 2893
Email: [email protected]

Restructuring & Insolvency:
The group advises Danish blue-chip companies, SMEs and private equity funds as well as financial institutions and pension funds (as lenders). The group advises on all aspects of insolvency law, including restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings, divestments and reorganisations and arrangements with creditors and transfer of bankrupt businesses. The work includes advising on: creditor, bondholder and security agent representation; security reviews and enforcements; portfolio and distressed debt sales; directors’ duties; out-of-court restructurings; debt for equity swaps; and general insolvency litigation.
Contact: Kristian Gustav Andersson
Tel: +45 3525 2917
Email: [email protected]

The tax group focuses on tax advice in connection with M&A and real estate transactions and structuring, pension fund investments, private equity transactions, litigation of tax and VAT cases, and criminal tax cases. The tax group has great experience in representing clients before the administrative authorities and the courts in Denmark. The group advises on Danish and international tax law, including tax advice in connection with restructuring of companies, optimization of transaction structures, international tax planning and transfer pricing.
Contact: Jakob Schilder-Knudsen
Tel: +45 3525 2942
Email: [email protected]

The group advises on all aspects of IT law, data privacy data protection; system development and delivery agreements; large scale outsourcing; technology agreements; GDPR compliance and advisory services, international data transfers, whistle-blower hotlines, privacy policies, employee monitoring and data protection issues in relation to US Discovery. The group is also strong in media and entertainment advising all parties in the industry, such as film and tv, music and media companies, broadcasters, fashion houses, and advertising agencies, on issues such as regulatory questions, online marketing and use of content online, and all kind of agreements on license, publishing, production and distribution. The practice group also has strong litigation capabilities.
Contact: Søren Danelund Reipurth
Tel: +45 3525 2944
Email: [email protected]