Klavs Gravesen is specialised in energy law, supply law and municipal company law and has many years’ experience advising on issues relating to the interaction between the energy sector and the municipal sector. He advises municipalities and municipal communities and has since 2000 dealt especially with issues relating to privatisation of municipal companies and transactions in the supply area.
Klavs was previously employed with the Ministry of Justice, the Law Department, including as Secretary to the Minister, and with the Legal Secretariat of the Danish Parliament. He therefore has in-depth knowledge of the legislative process. Klavs has been a partner at Horten since 1998. He has been a teacher for many years at the University of Copenhagen in contract law, the law of obligations and consumer law.
Klavs is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Legal 500 - Energy (Recommended lawyer and included in 'The Legal 500 Hall of Fame')
Chambers - Energy
Best Lawyers - Energy Law
Who's Who Legal - Energy
Klavs Gravesen is outstanding in his approach to any challenge – legal, political or technical.
Legal 500, 2022
We have the confidence that he gives us good advice and is honest about potential consequences.
Honest and reliable. The person makes the difference when you pick law firms.
Respected for his experience within the energy sector, particularly with regards to regulatory issues and local utilities. Market commentators speak highly of him, particularly highlight his depth of knowledge.
Clients appreciate that he makes himself available to them and are impressed by his 'agile' legal work.
New rankings from Chambers Europe
18 March 2022
18 March 2021
Horten has assisted I/S Vestforbrænding with the acquisition of Lyngby Kraftvarmeværk
1 July 2020
New national network for asset management
6 November 2019
Horten assists E.ON Sverige AB with the acquisition of Coromatic Holding AB
21 May 2019
Horten recognised as leading law firm by Legal 500
12 April 2019
Greenland launches historically major investment in airport infrastructure
19 November 2018
Government proposal: Energy must be more green and cheaper
1 May 2018