The public sector

We have extensive knowledge of the areas in which public and semi-public clients work and we are very experienced in advising public sector clients. Our specialists are among the most highly reputed and in-demand lawyers and we offer targeted advice on all areas of public law.




Our advisory services include:


  • Public law: statutory authority, administrative law and licences. Drafting rules.
  • Employment law: civil servants, collective agreements in the public sector, administrative law in respect of employees, employment law rules. The conclusion of, amendments to and termination of local agreements. Working hours, salary and pension schemes.
  • Energy and environment: statutory authority, obligations and restrictions.
  • Direct and indirect taxes: direct and indirect tax advice to public and semi-public authorities.
  • Special agreements: outsourcing, tenders and supplier agreements.
  • M&A: transfers, employee issues and the Danish Act on the Legal Status of Employees in connection with the Transfer of Undertakings.
  • Damages and insurance: Advice and dispute resolution in respect of damages, insurance, industrial injuries and social security law.

Additional specialists

We involve the relevant legal specialists from Plesner when providing our advice. We are therefore able to offer our public and semi-public clients targeted advice in all legal areas - advice that is suited to the client's situation and which includes all legal questions that the client might have.

Our clients

We have clients from a wide spectrum of the public and semi-public sector.

We advise Danish ministries, agencies, local authorities, regional authorities, universities, university colleges, technical colleges, other independent and subsidised institutions as well as undertakings that are either fully or partly state-owned. We also provide advice to commercial foundations and other foundations as well as state-owned public limited companies.


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