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Managing Partner: Simon Evers Kalsmose-Hjelmborg
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Quick facts:

Partners: 70
Other fee earners: 302
Network memberships: WLG, TerraLex, AIJA
Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Spanish, Scandinavian languages
Other offices: Aarhus, Denmark and Shanghai, P.R. China and New York, USA

Bech-Bruun is among the leading full-service law firms in Denmark and one of the largest within the Nordics. From our offices in Denmark, China and United States we advise on all aspects of corporate and commercial law providing tailored, interdisciplinary and value-adding solutions based on in-depth industry knowledge.

Our clients are Danish and international leading companies, organisations and public authorities. We have profound knowledge and experience of international market operations obtained via our co-operation with law firms and clients based all over the world.

"Bech-Bruun are very professional. They are always doing a solid, thorough job, reverting quickly back to us."

"Excellent. They are solution-oriented and pragmatic."

"[The capital markets practice is] very competent and always in-touch full service provider."

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity/funds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

Steen Rode

Banking and finance:
Morten Krogsgaard

Capital markets:
Steen Jensen

Morten Krogsgaard

Project development:
Per Hemmer

Jakob Østervang

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Bech-Bruun Oil & Gas Team has assisted Total in its acquisition of Maersk Oil;
  • In one of the largest public-to-private deals in Denmark, we advised "OTPP" on its divestment of a non-controlling major indirect shareholding in Copenhagen Airports to ATP.
  • Advising Advent International on the acquisition of Færch Plast Group A/S (revenue of DKK 2 billion);
  • Advising the lenders on the financing of the public-to-private offer on Nets;
  • Advising Strawberry Fields on risk management should some of the parties unexpectedly face financial distress in a DKK 800 m acquisition.


  • Agriculture and food
  • Construction
  • Corporate real estate
  • Energy and energy supply
  • Financial sector
  • Industry and production
  • Insurance and pension
  • Life science and healthcare
  • Professional services
  • Public sector
  • Retail and consumer goods
  • Technology, media and telecom
  • Transport and logistics