Attorney Niels Schiersing joins Horten's partner group on 1 April 2011. 

Niels Schiersing is one of the leading attorneys in Denmark within international commercial arbitration and perhaps the foremost Danish authority within UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and UNCITRAL Model Law on Arbitration. He has more than 15 years’ experience within Danish and international procedure and arbitration and is a certified mediator and arbitrator in Denmark as well as at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London.

In addition, Niels Schiersing has many years’ experience within international commercial law, private law and contracts and public international law, international taxation and international transfer of ownership. He regularly advises international companies and has for many years instructed and advised foreign attorneys on choice law, choice of jurisdiction and venue for dispute resolution. He has built up substantial expertise in matters concerning legal handling of political risks and legal protection of investments abroad as well as international conventions regulating international trade, including WTO, GATT, GATS, TRIPS, CISG, etc.

Niels Schiersing joins Horten from NORDIA where he has been a partner since 1996. His distinct profile and broad international experience will strengthen Horten's already substantial expertise within commercial arbitration – both nationally and internationally.