Horten has strong experience with legal proceedings before the district court, the Maritime and Commercial court, High Court and the Supreme Court, as well as ad hoc arbitration and institutional arbitration.
Horten has many years' experience conducting litigation at every level and ad hoc arbitration and institutional arbitration. Many of our experienced partners are admitted to the Supreme Court and have conducted a substantial number of Supreme Court cases.
Our expertise in the litigation area is based on many years' experience conducting a large number of often leading cases. Our client portfolio is wide, which also means that it is necessary to conduct many cases in court. We assist at all stages of the case and also advise on alternative dispute resolution models – including mediation.
We represent Danish and international businesses as well as the Danish public sector.
We are experienced litigators within all Horten's practice areas.
IP Stars: Horten is the leading adviser within patents and trademarks
5 April 2018
The leading international guide to the best IP companies and advisers, IP Stars, has nominated Horten among the leading advisers in Denmark within patents and trademarks.
Horten achieves unique distinction within patent law
16 March 2018
The international guide of the world’s best law firms within patent law, IAM Patent 1000, has nominated Horten as the leading law firm in Denmark within patent law. Further, Senior Counsel Ole Damsbo is nominated the honorary title “Luminary” as the only Dane.
New rankings from Chambers
13 March 2018
Chambers, the leading international guide to the best law firms, ranks Horten as one of the best in the country yet again.
Unique cooperation between Horten and Symbion
5 February 2018
Horten has entered into unique cooperation with Symbion and Accelerace where we will make a team of lawyers available for start-up businesses at the shared office facilities Horten CoLab.
The Supreme Court: Board of directors liable in damages for continuing legal action
22 January 2018
The Supreme Court affirms: The board of directors in a company is liable in damages for the decision to continue legal action at a time when the company was no longer able to pay the costs to the opponent.
Four new partners at Horten
16 January 2018
With effect from 1 January 2018, Horten appointed Christian Tullberg, Kristoffer Westberg, Christina Steen and Niels Jørgen Oggesen as partners.
New Managing Partner at Horten
2 January 2018
Finn Schwarz, Attorney and Partner, has been appointed Managing Partner of Horten Law Firm as of 1 January 2018.
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.
4 January 2017
With effect from 1 January 2017, Horten appointed Lars Lüneborg and Julie Arnth Jørgensen as partners.
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.
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
Acquital in price manipulation case
19 May 2015
Supreme Court rules in favour of chairman of the board and auditors
15 April 2015
Anders Valentin wins the ILO Client Choice Award
5 March 2015
Copyright law: You can now bring legal action in any EU country where a website is accessible
24 February 2015
New partners at Horten
8 January 2014
Horten represents food manufacturer in Denmark's most important case within the food area
21 March 2013
The Danish Tax Commission begins questioning witnesses
28 August 2012
A number of lawyers from Horten listed in Best Lawyers
23 May 2012
New attorney to Horten
1 April 2011
Horten admits new partner specialised in international arbitration
Rikke Søgaard Berth
Jens Jakob Bugge
Erik Wendelboe Christiansen
Jacob Møller Dirksen
Peter E. P. Gregersen
Thomas Krucov Jensen
Anne Sophie Kierkegaard Vilsbøll
Niels Jørgen Oggesen
Jakob S. Arrevad
Ninna Højer Jensen
Christina Andrea Johannesen
Anne Louise Haack Andersen
Daniel Haue Jakobsson
Katrine Westhausen Gottlieb
Lisbet Vedel Thomsen
Rune Halkjær Ebbesen
Thomas Fog Christensen
Tue Trier Bing