Jacob Møller Dirksen specialises in complex commercial litigation and arbitration and is head of Horten's Commercial Disputes & Arbitration practice group and the Insurance & Liability sector team. He has wide commercial dispute resolution experience and conducts cases before the courts and Danish and international arbitration tribunals, and he is often appointed arbitrator.
Jacob advises primarily in cases concerning contractual liability, directors', auditors' and attorneys' liability, construction, commercial and product liability, financial sector disputes, M&A disputes, agency and distribution agreements and insurance law.
In addition to being admitted to the Danish Bar, he has studied in England and Australia (LL.M.). Throughout his career as an attorney, he has assisted extensively in international cases and therefore he has a distinct international approach to and comprehension of advising on cross-border issues.
Furthermore, Jacob is an experienced lecturer and has for many years lectured on international arbitration and international commercial law. He regularly teaches and lectures on issues relating to arbitration, tort law and insurance.
Jacob Møller Dirksen is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Legal 500 - Dispute Resolution and Insurance (Recommended Lawyer)
Chambers - Dispute Resolution
Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration (Future Leaders)
Praised as a strong leader who is cool, calm and collected
Dispute resolution in Scandinavia
Horten at IBA
6 October 2018
Possible change of the Directive on product liability on the way
31 August 2018
Self-damage is (still) not considered damage caused by a defective product according to product liability law
21 September 2017
Denmark accedes to the convention on jurisdiction
14 September 2017
Supplier of components wins long-term arbitration case
23 August 2017
Insurance broker avoided claim for compensation of more than DKK 1.7 million despite insufficient advice
18 February 2016
The Supreme Court did not set aside an arbitration award
10 February 2016
LEGO had not provided incorrect information when taking out insurance
7 December 2015
Supreme Court orders attorney to pay damages amounting to millions of kroner
30 September 2015
Two new partners at Horten
18 September 2015
When is it clear who the manufacturer of the product is?
9 June 2015
Supreme Court rules in favour of chairman of the board and auditors
15 April 2015