Bruun & Hjejle


Nørregade 21
1165 Copenhagen K

+45 3334 5000

+45 3334 5050

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 156
Languages: Danish and other Scandinavian languages, English

Managing Partner
Karsten Kristoffersen

Meet the team.

Bruun & Hjejle is a Danish law firm focusing on the most crucial and complex transactions and disputes. Our strategic focus is on M&A, Real estate and Construction, and Dispute resolution, and we are determined to take on the greatest and most complicated tasks.

We make an effort not just to focus on the law but also to achieve a solid understanding of the strategic priorities and business focus of our clients.

Our advice is based on legal expert knowledge, commercial insight, in-depth knowledge of industry sectors, long-standing experience and good results.

Our current size results in a partner ratio and team spirit across our practice areas, which strengthen the quality of our solutions.

We are focused on being one of the best law firms in Denmark, not the largest.

"Bruun & Hjejle deliver consistent, detailed, quick, commercially-pragmatic legal advice – at good value."

"In banking and finance, they come first in legal skills."

"[The capital markets team] delivered good legal and commercial advice, especially in relation to equity work."

"Bruun & Hjejle are always very professional, service minded and client oriented in their advice. They are very pragmatic in their approach to solving issues that arise in M&A processes."

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt/Derivatives/Equity/High yield
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Jesper Schultz Larsen

Banking and finance:
Thomas Skjellerup 

Capital markets:
Morten Jensen

Restructuring and insolvency:
Henrik Selchau Poulsen

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising First State Investments and Hermes Investment Management on the acquisition of Scandlines;
  • Advising the founders of Muuto and Maj Invest Equityon the sale of Muuto to Knoll, Inc.;
  • Advising Minol on the acquisition of Danish cleantech company Brunata.