Poul Schmith

Copenhagen V Office

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Number of partners: 72
Number of lawyers: 374
Staff: 672

Firm Overview:
Poul Schmith is a full-service law firm and one of the largest law firms in Denmark with more than 80 years of experience. From its offices in Copenhagen and Aarhus, Poul Schmith advises clients on the public and private market on all aspects of public, corporate, and commercial law.

The firm has been the preferred legal adviser to the Danish government since 1936 and has in this period provided legal advice within all aspects of the law to the government including corporate and commercial law.

In recent years, the firm has entered the market for corporate clients including life science, offshore, banks, pension funds, insurance companies and private equity funds, and the firm now advises some of the largest Danish companies within these sectors.

Much of the firm’s work has an international dimension and the firm has international relationships with leading law firms across the world.

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Arbitration
■ Capital Markets
■ Competition
■ Compliance & Investigations
■ Construction
■ Corporate Matters
■ Data Protection & Privacy
■ Defence & Security
■ Employment
■ Energy
■ EU & International Law
■ Financial Regulation
■ Financing
■ FinTech
■ Foundations
■ Infrastructure
■ Insolvency & Restructuring
■ Insurance
■ IT & Digitisation
■ Life Science
■ Litigation
■ Maritime & Transportation
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Offshore
■ Outsourcing
■ Professional Liability
■ Public Administration
■ Public Private Partnership
■ Public Procurement
■ Real Estate
■ RegTech – Digital Solutions to Regulatory Challenges
■ State Aid
■ Telecommunications
■ Venture & Private Equity Funds