1 April 2011

Horten admits new partner specialised in international arbitration

Attorney Niels Schiersing joins Horten's partner group on 1 April 2011. 

Niels Schiersing is one of the leading attorneys in Denmark within international commercial arbitration and perhaps the foremost Danish authority within UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and UNCITRAL Model Law on Arbitration. He has more than 15 years’ experience within Danish and international procedure and arbitration and is a certified mediator and arbitrator in Denmark as well as at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London.

In addition, Niels Schiersing has many years’ experience within international commercial law, private law and contracts and public international law, international taxation and international transfer of ownership. He regularly advises international companies and has for many years instructed and advised foreign attorneys on choice law, choice of jurisdiction and venue for dispute resolution. He has built up substantial expertise in matters concerning legal handling of political risks and legal protection of investments abroad as well as international conventions regulating international trade, including WTO, GATT, GATS, TRIPS, CISG, etc.

Niels Schiersing joins Horten from NORDIA where he has been a partner since 1996. His distinct profile and broad international experience will strengthen Horten's already substantial expertise within commercial arbitration – both nationally and internationally.

Self-damage is (still) not considered damage caused by a defective product according to product liability law

21 September 2017

On 13 September 2017, the Supreme Court dismissed a claim for compensation against a manufacturer of marine engines for a shipping company’s loss as a consequence of wear damage to the marine engines.

Denmark accedes to the convention on jurisdiction

14 September 2017

On 30 May 2017, the Danish parliament adopted a bill stating that Denmark accedes to the Hague convention on jurisdiction of 30 June 2005 (the Convention on jurisdiction). The bill came into force on 1 July 2017.

Supplier of components wins long-term arbitration case

23 August 2017

Horten has conducted and won a comprehensive international arbitration case on behalf of Bollfilter Nordic ApS. Bollfilter Nordic ApS is part of the German group BOLL & KIRCH Filterbau GmbH, which is one of the world’s leading suppliers of filtration solutions, including to the maritime industry.

Horten advances in new Chambers and Legal 500 rankings

19 April 2017

In 2017, the leading international ranking agencies, Legal 500 and Chambers, are once again ranking Horten among the best law firms in Denmark.

Four new specialised attorneys at Horten

7 March 2017

Horten has appointed four new specialised attorneys having in-depth professional and commercial expertise within personal data law, environmental and planning law, energy and supply law and tax law.

Global Leaders in Law appoints Horten as exclusive partner for Denmark

10 January 2017

Global Leaders in Law, the leading global general counsel forum based in London, and Horten has announced partnership. Appointed as a global bronze partner, Horten will sponsor the activities of Global Leaders in Law in 2017.

New partners

4 January 2017

With effect from 1 January 2017, Horten appointed Lars Lüneborg and Julie Arnth Jørgensen as partners.

New partner

15 August 2016

Horten strengthens the partner group and the expertise within environmental and public law with the admission of partner Anne Sophie K. Vilsbøll.

Horten Corporate Day 2016 - Danish companies at the forefront

18 March 2016

At Horten's Corporate Day 2016 on 16 March, Danish and foreign executives and experts gave their views on the trends and opportunities of the Danish business sector. Horten will repeat the success next year with Horten Corporate Day 2017.

The Eastern High Court: Pressalit infringed Tivoli's trademark and breached the licence agreement

2 March 2016

In January 2016, the Eastern High Court ruled in the appeal proceedings between Tivoli A/S and Pressalit Group A/S.

Insurance broker avoided claim for compensation of more than DKK 1.7 million despite insufficient advice

18 February 2016

In a recent ruling, the Eastern High Court stated that insurance advice which is not in accordance with the Executive Order on the good practices of insurance brokers may form the basis of a claim for compensation.

The Supreme Court did not set aside an arbitration award

10 February 2016

A new Supreme Court ruling concerning compensation for breach of a distributor agreement emphasises the binding character of awards.

The Eastern High Court: Label infringes design right

9 February 2016

Horten represented the manufacturer of a diaper pail, Sangenic, and the High Court ruled that the use of a picture of the design-protected pail constituted an infringement of the design right.