Claus Molbech Bendtsen

Phone+45 33 77 90 60
Mobile+45 30 37 96 60
Born14 May 1971 in Næstved
LanguagesDanish and English
Primary qualifications

Claus Molbech Bendtsen is head of our Real Estate team and also engages in banking and finance and energy law.


Claus Molbech Bendtsen's recent key transactions include:


Represented INEOS Upstream Limited in the acquisition of DONG E&P


Represented 3i Infrastructure and AMP Capital in connection with the acquisition of Esvagt


Represented Agilitas Private Equity in the acquisition of City Container Danmark, City Container, City Container Fyn and Norrecco



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International Recognitions

Legal500 2016: Leading Individual (Banking & Finance and Real Estate & Construction)  


Chambers Europe 2015 (Banking & Finance) 


Chambers Global 2014 (Corporate/M&A) 


2008-2009 Foreign attorney at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, New York
2008     Partner at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen Advokatpartnerselskab 
2006     Attorney at Lett Law Firm
2005     Legal Advisor at Mærsk Olie og Gas (Maersk Oil)
2004     MBA, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid 
2003    PhD in Company Law at University of Copenhagen 
1999    Attorney at Gorrissen Federspiel Kierkegaard
1998     Assistant Attorney at Gorrissen Federspiel Kierkegaard
1996     Assistant Attorney at Hjejle Gersted Mogensen (now Bruun & Hjejle)
1996     Master of Laws, Aarhus University


Other activities

Claus Molbech Bendtsen lectured during the period 1999-2003 at the University of Copenhagen on the law of obligations as well as property law and was named lecturer of the year in 2000.


Claus Molbech Bendtsen is the author of both books and articles, cf below.




Bendtsen, C. M., (2003) Legal issues relating to partnerships 




Molbech Bendtsen, C. & Rosenbaum, T. (2012) Concretized requirements for the board of directors of Danish financial institutions, Finans/Invest 6/2012, p. 25-27


Bendtsen, C. M. & Rosenbaum, T. (2009), The Practise of the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority as Regards Solvency Requirements to Financial Institutions, Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift, 4/2009, p. 319-324 (in Danish)


Bendtsen, C. M., Thomsen, H. H. & Quistgaard, A. (2009), New Recommendations for Good Corporate Governance in the Boards of Directors and Managements of Banks, Savings Banks and Co-operative Banks in Denmark, IBA Securities Law Newsletter, vol. 15 no. 2, August 2009


Bendtsen, C. M. (2008), New First North Rulebook, Revision & Regnskabsvæsen, No 6/2008 (in Danish)