Claus Bennetsen is specialised within banking and finance law. He has more than 20 years of experience advising banks, financial institutions and their customers about financing and reorganisation, including acquisition finance, financing of real estate portfolios and other major assets like windmills, and preparation of standard documentation.

Claus has special knowledge of and wide experience in organisation of cross-border financial transactions. In addition, he advises Danish and international fund managers, investment funds and hedge funds on fund management, and he also advises on the regulation of the financial sector, including the formation and operation of investment companies.

Claus also advises foreign groups' Danish subsidiaries and a number of manufacturing, service and commercial companies, which he has often assisted in connection with acquisition or formation.

Claus is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Legal 500 - Banking & Finance and Capital markets (Recommended Lawyer)
Chambers - Banking & Finance
IFLR1000 - Banking & Finance, Project Development (Highly regarded)

Claus Bennetsen, Partner, is always on top of things, very pleasant to work with, with precise and helpful advice.

Legal 500, 2024

Claus Bennetsen is our go-to partner on all regulatory and finance matters in Denmark – he is very helpful and responsive.

Legal 500, 2024

Claus is always a safe pair of hands.

Chambers, 2024

He is commercial and highly regarded.

Chambers, 2024

He provides very strong financial structuring support and insight.

Chambers, 2024

Claus Bennetsen is a skilled lawyer.

Chambers, 2024

We have been mainly working with Claus Bennetsen, and have been very pleased with his work, as he is in our view an outstanding professional, who always gives sound and practical advice, providing real added value on the files.

Legal 500, 2022

He is quite commercial and he has a good way of explaining things very clearly.

Chambers Global, 2021

Detail-oriented and patient.

Chambers, 2019

He is one of the few lawyers who really knows every single detail of all the cases he is working with. He is extremely dedicated and committed to the files and to the clients. He is one of the go-to lawyers in Denmark.

Chambers, 2018