Purchase/sale of properties and development projects

our experience and Expertise

Horten's real estate and construction team has many years' experience advising on purchase/sale of commercial properties and development projects. We are among the largest and leading real estate teams in Denmark.

Our experts have wide experience within structuring of purchase, sale and financing of commercial properties, establishment of property funds and advice to international investors and funds on tax structures. We ensure an aggregate solution comprising highly specialised advice on e.g. tax law, insurance, company law, environmental law and planning law

By virtue of our size and experience, we provide the best solutions on the market, and it is our ambition to stay among the preferred cooperation partners on the market. We therefore constantly develop - with the market and with our clients - and we work determinedly to create tailored solutions adding maximum value in each individual situation. 

We have a broad and strong network with the property sector players in both Denmark and abroad. 

Our clients

Our clients are Danish and foreign property investors, property funds, developers, pension companies, non-profit housing organisations, municipalities and other public authorities and institutions. 

Clients describe the team's lawyers as "knowledgeable and hard-working. The legal services were excellent.

Chambers Europe, 2017

They are good at responding quickly and don't make things overly complicated. They accommodate how the client wants things structured.

Chambers Europe, 2017

What we do

  • Advice in connection with purchase and sale of real estate
  • Drafting of all legal documents
  • Due diligence
  • Establishment of data rooms
  • Completion of property transactions
  • Offering for sale of properties, including municipally owned properties
  • Cadastral amendments
  • Sale and lease back
  • Restructuring of property companies in distress
  • Arbitration proceedings and legal proceedings concerning real estate.


PensionDanmark buys Lemvigh-Müller's domicile

6 March 2018

Horten has assisted PensionDanmark with the purchase of Lemvigh-Müller’s domicile in Herlev.

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.

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.

DSB sells property in Copenhagen

3 November 2017

Horten has been assisting DSB in relation to the sale of the property.

Horten assists Arkitektgruppen A/S with a new joint venture with NREP

24 May 2017

Horten has assisted Arkitektgruppen A/S with the establishment of another joint venture with Nordic Real Estate Partners (NREP) concerning residential development projects in Copenhagen.

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.

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.

It will be cheaper to build tenanted properties

22 September 2016

An amendment to the Building Act provides insurance savings for builders of tenanted properties.

Horten assists PensionDanmark with purchase of properties for more than half a billion DKK

4 April 2016

Horten's Real Estate team has assisted PensionDanmark with its purchase of two office buildings in Aarhus from C.W. Obel Ejendomme. The investment amounts to DKK 555 million.