Rikke Søgaard Berth is specialised in the special affairs applying to public authorities and municipally owned companies. Rikke advises on the organisation of public assignments, including the cooperation with private parties. She has been responsible for the merger of municipal utility companies, for instance the establishment of HOFOR, she has advised on municipal emergency services, and she has in-depth knowledge of urban development projects, including the cooperation between public and private parties. She advises municipalities on support to sports and culture, for instance she has advised on the establishment of the Tinderbox Festival in Odense and the Tour de France project in Denmark in 2021. In addition, Rikke advises on the rules of administrative law, questions concerning authority, local government mandate, governance and other issues relating to public law.

Rikke has been a member of the government’s external expert committee on the Harbour Act, the committee on expropriation under the Planning Act and the working group concerning fair and equal competition. In addition, Rikke is a member of the board of directors of the Danish Society for Municipal and Administrative Law.

Rikke has wide experience in working within a politically managed organisation from her former employment with the Ministry of Justice, and she holds a BA in political science. She is co-author of the book "Kommunale aktieselskaber" (Municipal public limited companies) (2009), and she has lectured at the University of Copenhagen since 2003 where she is now an external examiner.

Rikke is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Chambers - Public Law

Has the special gift of explaining complex matters in layman's terms and finding practical solutions to problems.

Chambers, 2019

Sources praise her communication skills, credibility and knowledge.

Chambers, 2019

Clients praise Rikke Søgaard Berth as being very 'straightforward' and 'easy to work with'.

Chambers, 2018

Her ability to co-ordinate is very good. She understands the political implications of cases.<br><br>

Chambers, 2018

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