Gorrissen Federspiel


Axeltorv 2
1609 Copenhagen V

+45 3341 4133

+45 3341 4133

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Managing partner: Martin André Dittmer
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 290
Languages: Danish, English, German

Gorrissen Federspiel is one of the largest full-service law firms in Denmark. Founded in 1869, the firm has 290 lawyers, including 50 partners, providing expert coverage across all areas of commercial and business law.

We represent some of the largest Danish and foreign business undertakings and financial institutions. Over the years, we have assisted our clients in many of the largest and most challenging M&A transactions in Denmark, and in recent years we have litigated some of the most highest profile court cases.

The world’s Danish law firm

Our international outlook is part of our DNA, founded on many years of working alongside the world’s leading law firms and other professional advisers and developing a common approach to supporting international clients with their international requirements. We are proud to represent not only some of the largest and highest profile Danish companies, but also many international organisations that have established themselves in Denmark.

A clear vision

As a law firm, we strive to be in a league of our own as the best law firm in Denmark with the most satisfied clients, and the most competent employees. To obtain our vision, we must attract, educate and maintain the most talented and dedicated legal advisors in our industry, and we do this by offering the best place to work, and by having a company culture that builds on prudence, decency and punctuality – what we in Danish call “ordentlighed”.

Our market position is the result of constant thoroughness and uncompromising quality of our work, which means that our services are customised to fit the specific situation and needs of our clients. Our experts possess value-adding insight into the relevant business sectors and provide advice based on the client’s business and strategic goals.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Financial restructuring
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Mergers & acquisitions
Anders Ørjan Jensen

Banking and finance
Michael Steen Jensen

Capital markets
Rikke Schiøtt Petersen

Restructuring and insolvency
John Sommer Schmidt

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Gorrissen Federspiel assisted Salling Group A/S (Denmark – retail, supermarkets) in connection with the acquisition of Tesco Polska sp. Z o.o.(Poland, retail, supermarkets) from Tesco Plc (UK, retail, supermarkets).
  • Gorrissen Federspiel assisted Chr. Hansen Holding A/S in connection with the sale of Chr. Hansen Natural Colors A/S and it natural colors division to EQT
  • Gorrissen Federspiel assisted Vestas Wind Systems A/S in connection with the acquisition of 50% of the shares in MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S from MHI Holding Denmark ApS with Vestas Wind Systems A/S thus becoming the sole owner of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S.
  • Gorrissen Federspiel assisted Intact Financial Corporation in connection with the acquisition of RSA’s operations in the UK and Canada, RSA’s non-Scandinavian international business as well as the activities in Scandinavia together with Tryg.
  • Gorrissen Federspiel assisted SEAS-NVE A.m.b.A. (Denmark, energy) in connection with the sale of its 9.5 million shares in Ørsted A/S (Denmark, energy) to institutional investors, corresponding to 2.26% of the share capital, through an accelerated bookbuilding.
  • Gorrissen Federspiel has assisted EQT and HusCompagniet A/S in connection with the contemplated IPO of HusCompagniet on Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S, including an offer consisting of up to 9,600,000 existing shares and an overallotment option to acquire up to 1,440,000 shares equal to 15% of the offer.
  • Gorrissen Federspiel has assisted Boozt AB in connection with the cross listing on Nasdaq Copenhagen and public offering of 5,737,085 new ordinary shares (corresponding to approximately 9% of the total number of ordinary shares in Boozt AB after completion of the offering).

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities