Danish firm Bech-Bruun has strengthened its energy practice with the arrival of an experienced new partner to the practice.

Peter Østergaard Nielsen joins the firm from Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen where he headed up its energy department.

Nielsen has a strong track record in the industry, having previously worked as a lawyer for leading Danish firm Plesner and having spent more than four years as the head of legal sourcing and strategic contacts at Dong Energy.