Erik Wendelboe Christiansen



Dir: +45 33344142

Mob: +45 52344142

Secretary: Tina Søsted

Erik Wendelboe Christiansen is the Managing Partner of Horten.

Erik advises national and international enterprises, public authorities and organisations in public law, employment law, contract and tort law. He is an experienced litigator, having conducted many key cases within his areas of expertise for both businesses and public clients.

Erik advises on all aspects of employment law with special focus on management and public sector employment. Erik has many years’ experience as advisor to public and semi-public enterprises and institutions concerning the special regulations governing public enterprises, administrative law and municipal law. Erik has authored a number of books and articles on employment law and public law issues and is an experienced lecturer.

Erik is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Best Lawyers - Labor and Employment Law

Erik Wendelboe Christiansen, wins praise for his ‘unique knowledge of the Danish labour market’.

Legal 500



Managing Partner, Horten, 2013-2018
Right of audience before the Supreme Court, 2006
Partner, Horten, 2001
Right of audience before the High Court, 2001
Admitted to the Danish bar, 1999


Master of Laws, the University of Copenhagen, 1995

Positions of trust

Member of the board, Horten Advokatpartnerskab


Danish Association for Employment Law
Employment Lawyers



Are you allowed as a governm¬ent official to say that the municipal chief executive's "core competence may not be the truth"?

30 January 2017

According to the Ombudsman, it was in accordance with the rules of government employees' freedom of speech when a municipal employee was given a warning for writing on his Facebook profile that the municipal chief executive was "a person whose core competence may not be the truth".

The ombudsman: Dismissal of upper secondary school teacher was contrary to government employees' freedom of speech

5 September 2016

The ombudsman found that it was "strongly criticisable" that Campus Bornholm had dismissed a teacher for having criticised the employer.

Update Employment Law

3 September 2014