Rikke Søgaard Berth is part of Horten's public law team. She is specialised in the special affairs applying to public authorities and municipally owned companies. Rikke advises on the organisation of public assignments, including the cooperation with private parties. She has been responsible for the merger of utility companies, for instance the establishment of HOFOR, municipal emergency services and various co-operation supporting culture and sports. She has advised on the establishment of the Tinderbox Festival in Odense and of the consortium between the state and five municipalities responsible for the Tour de France in Denmark if the Danish bid to host the event is accepted. In addition, Rikke advises on the rules of administrative law, questions concerning authority, local government mandate, governance and other issues relating to public law.

Rikke is a member of the government’s external expert committee on the Harbour Act, the committee on expropriation Under the Planning Act and the board of directors of Danish Society for Municipal and Administrative Law. Finally, Rikke is responsible for Horten’s strengthening of its efforts on the state market.

Rikke has wide experience in working within a politically managed organisation from her former employment with the Ministry of Justice, and she holds a BA in political science. She is co-author of the book "Kommunale aktieselskaber" (Municipal public limited companies) (2009), and she has lectured at the University of Copenhagen since 2003 where she is now an external examiner.

Rikke is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Chambers - Public Law

Clients praise Rikke Søgaard Berth as being very 'straightforward' and 'easy to work with'.

Chambers, 2018

Her ability to co-ordinate is very good. She understands the political implications of cases.<br><br>

Chambers, 2018

Rikke Søgaard Berth is described as an "emphatic person who is excellent in communication" by clients.

Chambers Europe, 2017

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