New partners - even stronger!

Date 13 aug. 2013
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Enrique Finkelstein, Peter Østergaard Nielsen and Pernille Nørkær have joined us as partners. Jesper Philip Schmidt, Peter Smed and Poul Quach (郭保) have joined us as associates.


Enrique Finkelstein, Attorney (LL.M.), joins our team after nine years in senior executive management positions in two Danish global corporations. Prior to this, Enrique served a total of ten years in private practice. Enrique has substantial experience with Danish clients’ cross border M&A and business activities in Iberia, Latin America and USA. Enrique’s practice includes M&A, financial services, ECM and DCM transactions and corporate governance advice, and through his career he has advised on some of Denmark’s most spectacular public and private M&A transactions and equity and bond offerings. Enrique will co-chair our M&A team.


Peter Østergaard Nielsen, Attorney (LL.M.), is internationally recognised as one of Europe’s leading energy, renewables and infrastructure attorneys. Peter joins us after five years in Denmark’s largest energy conglomerate as Head of Legal, Sourcing & Strategic Contracts. Prior to this, Peter served a total of nine years in private practice in Copenhagen and Brussels. Peter’s practice includes complex infrastructure agreements, onshore and offshore wind transactions and matters relating to competition and procurement law. Peter has advised constructors and operators of the largest and most complex onshore and offshore wind projects in Europe. Peter serves as head of our energy, renewables and infrastructure team.


Pernille Nørkær, Attorney (Right of audience before the Danish High Court), is internationally recognised as being one of Denmark’s leading media, entertainment, gambling and sports law attorneys. Prior to joining us in 2009 as senior associate, Pernille served five years as general counsel in Denmark’s most prominent sports and entertainment enterprise listed on the NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen. Pernille’s practice includes national and international media and entertainment conglomerates, gambling companies and technology companies as well as several Danish premier league football (soccer) clubs. Pernille provides both contentious and noncontentious legal advice. Pernille serves as head of our technology, media and entertainment team.


Jesper Philip Schmidt is promoted to associate. He will be working primarily with energy, renewables and infrastructure law and IP/IT law.


Peter Smed is promoted to associate. He will be working primarily with financial services, capital markets and competition and procurement law.


Poul Quach (郭保) is promoted to associate. He will be working primarily with M&A and capital markets. As a fluent Chinese speaker, Poul will play an important role in expanding our China practice.


Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen’s team of highly specialised attorneys will be added even further vertical legal skills and business acumen by the advent of our new colleagues. We look forward to offering our clients our strengthened legal and business services.