our experience and expertise

Horten advises on all aspects of Danish insurance and tort law, both in connection with underwriting, claims and regulatory issues. Further, we advise companies on risk management and insurance as well as on matters concerning liability and damages. We have wide experience conducting litigation and arbitration within damages and insurance. 

our clients

We have wide experience advising foreign insurance companies, insurance brokers and companies in many different industries. We provide assistance in relation to risk coverage, claims handling and regulatory affairs. Throughout many years, our specialists have gained considerable knowledge about Danish insurance conditions and the Danish insurance sector; we therefore know to which areas foreign players' attention should be drawn.

We also advise foreign individuals (board members, executives, attorneys and other advisers), typically on cases relating to personal liability under Danish law. 

What we do

  • General commercial liability and product liability
  • Auditors' liability
  • Attorneys' liability
  • Directors' liability
  • Personal injury
  • Maritime and transport
  • Recourse
  • Property damage
  • Contract liability
  • Professional liability
  • Advisers' liability (engineers, architects, etc.)
  • Liability in connection with financial advice
  • Liability of public authorities
  • Assignment of insurance portfolios
  • Drafting of insurance terms and special wordings
  • Reinsurance
  • Insurance brokerage
  • Regulatory affairs
Horten ‘consistently delivers top-class, business-oriented advice’.

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our team

Jacob Møller Dirksen

Partner

Finn Schwarz

Managing Partner

Poul Hvilsted

Partner

Christina Steen

Partner

Ninna Højer Jensen

Attorney

Christina Bach-Kristensen

Attorney

Daniel Haue Jakobsson

Attorney

Katrine Westhausen Gottlieb

Attorney

Maria Schmiegelow

Attorney

Martin Trier

Senior Attorney

Emil Spurr Madsen

Assistant Attorney

Jonathan Fraenkel Kærn

Assistant Attorney

Sebastian Lundsgaard

Assistant Attorney