Real Estate Law and Housing

We provide real estate law advice to real estate companies in relation to all issues concerning the sale, purchase, development, letting and management of properties.

Our firm also advises private individuals, agencies and housing companies with regard to housing company affairs and transaction disputes. Our services range from disputes over defects to providing proactive legal advice. The legal expertise of our firm covers all legal liabilities of parties to housing and real estate transactions, from housing company law to disputes arising between sellers and buyers, and liability issues of various parties engaged in an transaction. We also provide our assistance when handling the various legal issues arising in residential housing, and particularly of advising parties and resolving disputes.

Foudations and Trusts

Our firm assist commercial foundations, associations, companies and charitable and non-profit organisations. When setting up a foundation it is important to consider the purpose, management etc., as the intention of the founder must be respected.

Among other things, we offer assistance with:

  • The establishment of foundations, preparation of articles of association and objectives
  • Amendments and adjustments to the articles of association.
  • Conversion, merger and dissolution of foundations
  • Corporate governance/internal controls for foundations
  • Organisation of justifiable asset management
  • Organisation of distributions and distribution practices
  • Assistance with foundation law issues and the relationship to the public authorities

Dispute resolution

From time to time, companies are faced with disputes and conflict situations, where the negotiation and litigation experience of  legal counsel is needed. We advise clients in various business disputes whenever needed.

When an amicable settlement cannot be reached, we are able to represent clients in all dispute resolution bodies. Our firm’s attorneys are familiar with the processes used in general courts, administrative courts and special courts such as the Market Court. We also act as attorneys during arbitration proceedings.

As in all our activities, our aim is to find the most sensible solution for the client’s business operations. In most cases, the primary goal is to find a solution involving appropriate settlement. Achieving a successful outcome for the client requires a combination of competence in court proceedings, thorough preparation including becoming familiar with the specific factual and legal aspects of each case and a skilful and persistent presentation of the client’s case at the relevant hearing.

In arbitration and legal proceedings alike, our success is based on a combination of uncompromising procedural know-how and thorough familiarity of our clients business.

Maritime and Transportation Law

Maritime and transport law concerns the legal aspects related to the transportation of assets and goods, marine accidents- and casualties and marine insurance as well as casualty management and claims handling.

We have a strong focus on maritime and transport law, advising carriers, freight forwarders, shipowners as well as cargo interests and marine insurers of these parties.