Rising Stars

Energy in Denmark


Bech-Bruun‘s broad energy practice handles the full range of transactional and regulatory issues and disputes regarding large energy infrastructure projects. The team is known for its expertise in power purchase agreements (PPAs) and often serves infrastructure fund management and cleantech corporates. Practice head Johan Weihe has over 15 years’ experience in advising waste-to-energy companies and governments on carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects. On the renewables side, energy specialist Per Hemmer is an expert in geothermic energy and waste incineration transactions. Associate Rania Kassis primarily advises on the contractual and regulatory facets of offshore renewable energy and oil and gas projects.

Responsables de la pratique:

Johan Weihe

Autres avocats clés:

Per Hemmer; Simon Milthers; Jakob Kristensen; Rania Kassis

Les références

‘Jakob Kristensen is hands on, pragmatic with great responsiveness.’

Principaux clients




E.ON Danmark

Trefor Varme

European Energy


Dansk Affaldsforening


Vattenfall / Vattenfall Vindkraft

The TotalEnergies group

Din Forsyning Varme A/S

LetterOne Corporate Advisor Limited

Energi Viborg

I/S Amager Ressourcecenter

REFA Maribo-Sakskøbing Kraftvarmeværk

Fjernvarme Fyn

Evida Holding

Bornholms Energy & Forsyning Holding

Green Hydrogen

KK Wind Solutions

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Vestforbrænding on its participation in the first tender in Denmark for the capture, use and storage of CO2.
  • Advised Energinet on a lawsuit derived from Energinet’s task of grid connecting Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm. The Supreme Court decision from February 2022 establishes that supply companies through compulsory acquisition can legally seek to ensure the continuous and undisturbed placement of cables.
  • Advising KK Wind Solutions/A.P. Moller Mærsk on its acquisition of Vestas’s Converter & Controls business for wind turbines in Denmark, India and China.

DLA Piper Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark houses a strong team which advises governments, public authorities and multi-utility companies on the full scope of matters within the renewable energy, water, and wastewater sectors. The team also has notable experience in providing advice on M&A transactions and restructurings within the energy and utility sectors. Jacob Sparre Christiansen leads the team with over 20 years’ experience in advising energy companies on investments into renewable energy projects, and regulatory matters concerning wastewater and electricity distribution. Attorney Lasse Møller is a ‘highly competent‘ supply lines specialist who regularly represents owners in disputes concerning the cost and damage of moving supply lines.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jacob Sparre Christiansen

Autres avocats clés:

Per Vestergaard Pedersen; Martin Juste; Lasse Møller

Les références

‘Jacob Sparre Christiansen is highly qualified and is able to communicate conclusions in a manner that fits the audience.’

‘The team has broad knowledge and experience in the energy sector. Innovative and focused on finding solutions.’

‘Very good co-operation skills. Knowledge and experience are great.’

Principaux clients

DANVA (the Danish Water and Waste Water Association)

Government of Greenland, including the Ministry for Agriculture, Self-Sufficiency, Energy and Environment and the Ministry of Mineral Resources


Maabjerg Energy Center Group

Vestforsyning Group

BlueKolding Group

Aarhus Vand Group

Billund Vand og Energi Group

Frederikshavn Forsyning Group

Energnist I/S

Morsø Forsyning Group


Svendborg Forsyning Group

Skanderborg Forsyning Group

Struer Energi Group

Thisted Vand Group

Tønder Forsyning Group

Vandmiljø Randers A/S

Ringkøbing-Skjern Forsyning Group

Dansk RestproduktHåndtering A.m.b.a.

Farum Fjernvarme A.m.b.a.

Forsyningsservice A/S

SEV (the main energy supplier in the Faroe Islands)

Dansk Energirådgivning


Vesthimmerlands Vand

Aquadjurs A/S

Silkeborg Forsyning Group

Viborg Varme Amba

Danish Bio Commodities A/S

AURA Energi a.m.b.a.

Syddjurs Spildevand A/S

DjursSam ApS

Andelsselskabet Oksbøl Varmeværk

Hirtshals Fjernvarme

Sdr. Herreds Kraftvarmeværker A.m.b.a.

Snedsted Varmeværk

Veddum-Skelund-Visborg Varmeværk A.m.b.a.

Vildbjerg Varme A/S

Dinel A/S




The City of Copenhagen

Aarhus Havn


Hai Long 2 Offshore Wind Power Co., Ltd.

Hai Long 3 Offshore Wind Power Co., Ltd.

Teacher’s Pension and P+ Pension

Lemvig Varmeværk a.m.b.a.

Afatek A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised and provided project management assistance to ATP and NRGi’s in connection with their acquisition of 57% of the A.P. Moller Holding A/S owned Innargi Group.
  • Advised the Greenland Government on hydropower issues including hydropower activities, hydropower licences, applications for and negotiation and granting of licences for hydropower activities, and the regulation of these matters.
  • Advising German-based Luxcara on the development of three solar parks totalling 415MW in 2021 and 2022 following the acquisition of the projects in 2020 and 2021.


Horten serves a varied client base of funds, institutions and domestic and international energy companies on a number of onshore and offshore energy construction projects. Christian Tullberg specialises in cross-border energy and infrastructure transactions, particularly relating to the purchase and development of renewable energy assets relating to wind, solar, and biogas energy, areas which Søren Hornbæk Svendsen is an expert. Energy specialist Klavs Gravesen focuses on advising on issues between municipalities and the energy sectors. René Frisdahl Jensen has vast experience in advising on the regulation of heating, natural gas, and power supply projects, often appearing before energy complaint boards.

Responsables de la pratique:

Christian Tullberg

Autres avocats clés:

Søren Hornbæk Svendsen; Klavs Gravesen; Line Markert; René Frisdahl Jensen; Lise Lotte Hjerrild

Les références

‘Very strong understanding of the traditional energy space as well as renewables. Easy to work with, and commercially minded.’

Principaux clients

Spirit Energy

iCON Infrastructure LLP


Swire Energy Services Ltd.

Neptune Energy Group Holdings Ltd.

Gas Storage Denmark A/S

LHI Group


HOFOR District Heating

Green Power House


Municipality of Slagelse

Nature Energy

Dansk Offshore

Vestforbrænding I/S

Kredsløb A/S

The Municipality of Odense

Novafos Group



TOTAL Energies A/S

TOTAL Energies Renewables A/S






The Municipality of Copenhagen


N1 A/S

Statkraft AS

Lyse AS

Wintershall Netherlands B.V.

Kalundborg Refinery A/S


Allianz Capital Partners

Integrated Wind Services A/S (IWS)

Arjun Infrastructure Partners

Port of Hanstholm

Sustainable Bio Solutions Aabenraa

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Energinet on its role and responsibilities regarding the two energy islands to be designed, constructed and operated in Danish waters.
  • Advised the UK infrastructure fund, iCON Infrastructure Partners V, L.P. on its acquisition of a 95% interest in the energy company, Wind Estate A/S.
  • Advised the Danish gas TSO Energinet on all aspects of the planning, design and construction of the Baltic Pipe.

Kromann Reumert

Rated by clients as having ‘the best energy law team in Denmark‘, Kromann Reumert is known for advising on the financing of international renewable energy projects, and the drafting and negotiation of FIDIC-based contracts. Practice head Anders Stubbe Arndal, known as ‘Mr. Energy law‘ by clients, is a specialist in M&A and corporate matters within the energy sector and has notable experience in dispensing regulatory advice concerning renewables. Maria Holst Levin is an expert in energy company regulation and handles disputes concerning oil pipeline infrastructure and drilling projects; she also has extensive experience in energy related ESG issues, and renewable energy transactions.

Responsables de la pratique:

Anders Stubbe Arndal

Autres avocats clés:

Jens Blomgren-Hansen; Christian Richard Paarsgaard Ibsen; Jan Hvarre; Maria Holst Levin

Les références

‘Kromann Reumert possesses the best legal team within the renewable energy industry. They are the best energy law team in Denmark, with the deepest bench.’

‘Jens Blomgren-Hansen brings not only his outstanding legal skills to the table, but more importantly a fundamental and unique knowledge and understanding. Jens is a seasoned professional who has seen it all.’

‘The team is extremely skilled, proactive, high energy, and trustworthy. They are good company, I like them, and they’re lots of fun. The team has excellent industry knowledge within the Danish energy sector.’

Principaux clients




Eksport Kredit Fonden


Andel (formerly SEAS-NVE)




Frederiksberg Forsyning


Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

Credendo Group


Wind Estate


European Investment Bank


Eurowind Energy A/S

BLAEST (Blade Test Center)


Omnes Capital


Sønderborg Varme

Nature Energy

Athena Investments


BeGreen A/S

Industriens Pension Fund

Bornholms Energi og Forsyning Holding A/S

AIP Management


Skovgaard Invest

Danish Bio Commodities


Energy Innovation

Hana Financials


InCommodities A/S

Nord Energi Net A/S

Tre-For Elnet A/S

Dinel A/S

DBC Invest A/S

Global Connect

Muehlhan AG

Nordic Energy House ApS

Rybjerg Biogas

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised EWII Production A/S in respect of the sale of five wind farms in Germany and Sweden to the following buyers: ENOVA, BOREAS, and Rabbalshede Kraft.
  • Advised Muehlhan AG on its divestment of its global maintenance service business within oil and gas to Altrad.
  • Advised the sellers of Vinkel Bioenergi A/S, which owns and operates one of the largest biogas plants in Denmark, in connection with its divestment of (and re-investment in) the company to a joint venture between Maigaard & Molbech and European Energy.


Plesner‘s energy and infrastructure practice is known for its skill in advising on PPAs for offshore wind farms, the redevelopment of gas-hubs, and the development and divestment of solar projects. ‘First-class, trusted adviserNiklas Korsgaard Christensen leads the team and dispenses advice on offshore wind parks, power-to-x projects and oil and gas platforms. Esben Kjær advises on project development agreements for energy infrastructure and overseas repowering projects, in addition to serving numerous utility companies.

Responsables de la pratique:

Niklas Korsgaard Christensen

Autres avocats clés:

Esben Kjær

Les références

‘Niklas Korsgaard Christensen is a first-class, trusted adviser.’

‘Very broad experience across entire value chain and a team that has been involved early on from when energy supply was mostly a public monopoly to now a competitive industry.’

‘Very easy to talk to and not afraid to give common sense advice. Niklas Korsgaard Christensen has sound understanding and does not make reservations to his down to earth and to the point advice.’

Principaux clients


RWE Renewables Sweden AB

A.P. Møller Holding/Innargi

Copenhagen Infrastructure IV K/S

Sampension Administrationsselskab A/S

Meta Platforms, Inc.

Arla Foods Amba

TT Netværket P/S

Clever A/S

Gaz-System S.A.

Corre Energy

Nordic Solar


H2 Energy


Equinor ASA

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Thor Wind Farm I/S on winning the “mega tender” for a concession contract for the development of an offshore wind park in Denmark.
  • Advised the geothermal based heating company Innargi, established by A.P. Møller Holding, on its conclusion of a 30-year agreement to develop and operate an EU geothermal heating plant in Aarhus, Denmark with a value of DKK500m+.
  • Advised Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners on the development of an onshore wind farm project located in Canada which will consist of 83 wind turbines with a total capacity of more than 600MW.

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab leverages its international network to bolster its ‘hardworking‘ renewable energy team, which advises clients on entering into emerging offshore wind markets and power-to-X projects. Jakob Østervang leads the team from Aarhus with his expertise in the financing, development and structuring of onshore and offshore wind and solar projects. Peter Østergaard Nielsen has over 10 years’ experience in the drafting and negotiation of key contracts for international offshore wind projects, and Anders Hørlyck Jensen is proficient in handling claims for supply, service and maintenance within the renewables industry. Tejs Degn Leth Ernst focuses on cross-border joint ventures and renewable energy project acquisitions. Anne-Sophie Bundesen joined the team in early 2023.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jakob Østervang

Autres avocats clés:

Anders Hørlyck Jensen; Peter Østergaard Nielsen; Matthew Mulqueen; Tejs Degn Leth Ernst; Jesper Philip; Anne-Sophie Bundesen

Les références

‘The team at Accura are hard working. The team will work to accommodate the clients needs and are adaptable.’

‘Peter Østergaard Nielsen is very focused and always approachable. His knowledge in his field makes him a stand out player in the market.’

Principaux clients

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

GreenGo Energy Group


Marubeni Corporation

Stiesdal A/S

European Energy


Doral Energy

AURA Energy

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Vineyard Wind 1 LLC with drafting and negotiating all commercial contracts for the first offshore utility scale wind farm in the US. The deal value was $2.3bn.
  • Advised Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and China Steel Corporation on drafting and negotiating all commercial contracts for one of the first offshore utility scale wind farm in Taiwan. The deal value was $1.6bn.
  • Advised BioCirc, a joint venture consisting of the asset manager Maigaard & Molbech and the energy developer European Energy which has invested in the Danish biogas plant Vinkel Bioenergi.

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle’s ‘very professional and trustworthy’ team handles the whole gamut of transactions and alternative investments in the energy sector for domestic and international clients. Karsten Kristoffersen and Lars Kongsgaard Hansen co-head the practice; Kristoffersen is a dispute resolution specialist who represents energy suppliers in investigations, and Hansen has broad experience in cross-border investments into renewable energy assets and infrastructure projects. Olaf Koktvedgaard is an expert in the sale, transportation and distribution of gas.

Responsables de la pratique:

Karsten Kristoffersen; Lars Kongsgaard Hansen

Autres avocats clés:

Olaf Koktvedgaard

Les références

‘Bruun & Hjejle brings the required knowledge and experience. Time is taken to dive into the subject.’

‘Bruun & Hjejle offers a very professional and trustworthy service which combines knowledge with a customer and business oriented approach.’

‘Deep insight to both subject matter and processes with dedication and knowledge.’

Principaux clients


AIP Management

A.P. Møller Holding

Waterland Private Equity Investments B.V.


Prysmian Group


Better Energy

CIP (Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners)

Goldman Sachs

The Joint Venture DENYS-Munck-VORWERK

Dansk Kraftvarme Kapacitet a.m.b.a.

HMN Naturgas I/S

European Energy

Principaux dossiers

  • Represented Ørsted before the Danish Western High Court in relation to four decisions from the Danish energy authorities compelling Ørsted to reduce its prices for third-party upstream natural gas transportation from the Danish part of the North Sea.
  • Advising Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners on several legal aspects of the North Sea offshore wind hub, a major Danish infrastructure investment.
  • Advising the Joint Venture DENYS-Munck-VORWERK in connection with the construction and installation of the Funen (Fyn) part of Baltic Pipe.

Gorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel‘s energy and infrastructure practice utilises its ‘deep industry insight‘ to advise on the full range of tax, transactional and regulatory matters. Practice head Michael Meyer has over 31 years’ experience in advising OEM suppliers and domestic renewable energy companies, and associate Jacob Sandholt is adept at handling the negotiation and drafting of agreements and regulatory matters. Christian Halskov Sauer joined the team in May 2022, bringing his ‘absolutely fantastic‘ knowledge of M&A transactions concerning energy projects to the group.

Responsables de la pratique:

Michael Meyer

Autres avocats clés:

Christoffer Fode; Jacob Sandholt; Christian Halskov Sauer

Les références

‘Strong knowledge of industry and current law. Foresight into trends and technology. Ability to target advice to the clients’ specific needs.’

‘Christian Sauer’s knowledge of the renewables market is absolutely fantastic. It is best to have Christian on your side. He will guide you from the first step till the end of the deal. His experience is at the highest level.’

‘Jacob Sandholdt is experienced, proactive and an insider in the renewable energy market.’

Principaux clients

Andel Holding A/S


Energi Danmark A/S

SSE Renewables

Anaergia Inc.

European Commission (DG ENER)

Verdo A/S

iCON Infrastructure Partners LLP


Obton A/S

Momentum Gruppen A/S

Encavis AG

Skovgaard Energy ApS

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Andel on the acquisition of the electricity distribution grid covering Hilleroed Municipality.
  • Advising Tanbreez Mining Greenland A/S in connection with its project for a deposit of rare earth minerals in Killavaat Alannguat (Southern Greenland).
  • Advised SSE Renewables (SSE), a UK-based player in the renewable energy industry, on the tender for the establishment of Thor Offshore Wind Farm.

Poul Schmith

Poul Schmith‘s team exhibits ‘vast and unmatched experience‘ when advising public sector and private sector clients on energy supply issues, project developments, and bids for large wind farm projects. The ‘exceptionally goodKlint Klingberg-Jensen focuses on advising international offshore wind developers, particularly in the Asia Pacific region. Sune Fugleholm has advised the Danish government for over 30 years on energy and utility projects; and Jesper Nørøxe handles both contentious and non-contentious matters concerning energy and environmental law.

Responsables de la pratique:

Klint Klingberg-Jensen; Sune Fugleholm; Jesper Nørøxe

Autres avocats clés:

Sara Due Ilsøe

Les références

‘Klint Klingberg-Jensen and Sara Due Ilsøe provided us with a strong legal foundation. Working with Klint and Sara, we experienced a very high degree of professionalism combined with a strong legal and commercial skillset.’

‘Klint Klingberg-Jensen’s extensive experience and knowledge within the renewable energy sector is evident.’

‘Extremely strong team with a very broad insight to the wind industry, contract regime, and not least the business perspective. They take a professional and very practical approach.’

Principaux clients

FORCE Technology

Bladt Industries A/S

Bel Air Aviation A/S

BMS Heavy Cranes A/S

Norlys Energi A/S

Horisont Energi AS

Dansk Ingeniør Service A/S

Creadis Wind Solutions A/S

Better Energy A/S

ISC Rådgivende Ingeniører A/S

North Sea Fund (Nordsøfonden)

Niras A/S

Kongsberg Maritime A/S

Danish Energy Agency

Danish Utility Regulator

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised the Danish Energy Agency on the development of a wind energy hub which will be constructed as an artificial island in the North Sea to become the hub of more than 10GW of offshore wind.
  • Advised Shelf Drilling C on a transaction aimed at acquiring Noble Drilling and Maersk Drilling for the rigs, including all related support and infrastructure that will be needed to run the rigs as an effective standalone business.
  • Advised a technology supplier within offshore energy on the drafting and negotiating of a contract with Chevron (Angola) for the provision of novel technology solutions for asset maintenance and operation for a wide range of Chevron offshore oil and gas assets in Angola.


Energy boutique KLEIST Legal, founded by Nicolaj Kleist, serves a diverse client roster of utilities, organisations and energy companies. Kleist primarily dispenses advice on regulatory and contractual issues concerning the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors, and the power industry; he also often appears before the Danish Energy Board of Appeal and the Danish Utility Regulatory Authority in disputes.

Responsables de la pratique:

Nicolaj Kleist

Les références

‘Excellent work, knowledge, and ability.’

Principaux clients

Danske Olieberedskabslagre (FDO)


Wind Denmark

HMN Naturgas


Frederiksberg Forsyning

Global Wind Organisation (GWO)

Green Power Denmark

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Dansk Energi, Wind Denmark and Dansk Solkraft on merging and establishing the new leading energy organisation Green Power Denmark.
  • Advised Danske Olieberedskabslagre (FDO) in connection with Equinor’s sale of its Danish refinery business in Kalundborg to the Klesch Group.
  • Advised Innargi A/S on regulatory matters in connection with a large-scale geothermal project.


Lundgrens‘ energy and utilities practice serves both public and private stakeholders in the energy sector, including oil and gas companies, and enterprises in the solar and wind energy industries. Practice head Kristian Gustav Andersson is a ‘very dedicated and bright‘ specialist in upstream business regulation and oil and gas production matters. Andersson also regularly dispenses commercial, M&A, and operational advice, and handles disputes concerning producer and operator rights and obligations under joint operating agreements.

Responsables de la pratique:

Kristian Gustav Andersson 

Autres avocats clés:

Betina Wichmann

Les références

‘Kristian Gustav Andersson – very dedicated, bright, consummate team player.’

‘Kristian G. Andersson – Not only is the service outstanding but the understanding of our company is the best I have experienced.’

‘The team has a wide range of skills. From disputes to local regulations to corporate M&A, the Lundgrens team is always well placed to help.’

Principaux clients

Noreco Oil Denmark A/S

Norwegian Energy Company ASA

Skellefteå Kraft AB

Bornholm Region and Municipality


Genesta Property Nordic Denmark A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Noreco (Norwegian Energy Company ASA) on an amendment and restatement of the LMA-financing; the amendments included an uplift of $200m to a total facility amount of $1.1bn.
  • Advised Bornholm Region and Municipality, as the operator of a 17-strong partnership of public and private entities, regarding the Baltic Energy Island project.

NJORD Law Firm

Led by Thomas Ryhl, NJORD Law Firm‘s energy team primarily advises international companies in the offshore wind energy sector, charging station operators, and energy companies on the full range of regulatory issues. The group regularly assists clients with transactional matters within the renewable energy sector.

Responsables de la pratique:

Thomas Ryhl

Principaux clients





Envision Energy

Belectric GmbH



Vests Wind Systems

Siemens/Gamesa Wind



Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Vestas, Siemens/Gamesa, and Green Power Denmark on onshore testing facilities for offshore wind turbines.
  • Advising a major construction company and the Polish Government on the construction of a new gas pipeline from Norway to Poland.
  • Advising major hauliers and two Danish harbours on contractual matters concerning a joint plan by Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Denmark and the European Union to construct wind farm projects in the North Sea in 2024.

WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab‘s energy and offshore practice is known for advising domestic and international contractors on international offshore wind projects, and contractual issues concerning the supply of technology. Standout practitioner Bo Sandroos leads the team, and advises on emerging technology within the renewable energy sector, including power-to-x, CCS and energy island projects. Sandroos primarily provides regulatory, commercial and corporate advice, and specialises in Greenlandic law.

Responsables de la pratique:

Bo Sandroos

Les références

‘Knowledgeable in the offshore wind industry, quickly up-to-speed with issues, outstanding.’

‘Bo Sandroos: He stands out in translating complex legal matters and makes a distinction between the key issues.’

Principaux clients

Semco Maritime A/S

Ocean Team Scandinavia A/S

PolyTech A/S

WellPerform ApS

RelyOn Nutec

Tryg Forsikring A/S

Airland Logistics A/S


Van Oord

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised a Danish offshore wind contractor on the negotiation of contracts for the supply of a number of purchases for offshore substations and inter-array and export cables on major U.S. offshore wind project.
  • Advised a Danish offshore wind contractor on the negotiation of a large number of contracts for the turn-key supply of a number of offshore substations and inter-array and export cables on several major East Asian offshore wind projects.
  • Advised a Danish offshore wind contractor on the negotiation of a large number of contracts for the supply of a number of technological solutions for turbine blades, health and safety, transportation and packaging.