03.04.2017

News

Excellent rankings for NJORD Law Firm – Chambers Global 2017

Once again, Chambers Global has ranked NJORD Law Firm − in both Denmark, Estonia, and Sweden for our global expert knowledge of dispute resolution, intellectual property, and corporate law. We are proud to see our continuously ranked partners joined by new up and coming partners.

According to the recently published Chambers Global 2017, NJORD Law Firm’s Danish Dispute Resolution practice is mentioned as a “prominent practice with a strong track record in disputes related to insurance, maritime and media law”.

In addition, for the fourth year in a row, the Danish IP practice as well as Practice Head, Partner Jeppe Brogaard Clausen, is ranked in the Chambers directory:

“Jeppe Brogaard Clausen specialises in litigation, particularly in trade mark infringement, assisting clients with the enforcement of IP rights. He also advises clients in the media and entertainment industries on copyright issues.”

Former Managing Partner of NJORD Estonia, Karolina Ullman, a long-standing highlighted partner in Chambers Global, continues to be acknowledged in Estonia as a foreign Corporate/Commercial expert for Sweden, and for Sweden as a foreign Corporate/M&A expert based in Estonia:

“Karolina Ullman focuses on corporate and M&A matters, attracting praise from clients for her ability to ‘come to fair settlements.’ She is a dual-qualified lawyer in Sweden and Estonia and speaks Swedish, Estonian and English.”

Two new NJORD partners commended

This year, we are also pleased to see two new partners among the highlighted lawyers.

Danish Partner Ulrich Hejle has been named Up and Coming within Banking and Finance. Ulrich Hejle offers advice and experience in several areas of practice, but he predominantly focuses on banking and finance and especially on acquisition finance and financing related to major assets such as real estate and energy developments:

“Clients view him as a ‘good listener; he has been good at discussing options and as well as his legal experience, he is incredibly pleasant to work with. His attention to detail means you get to the right solution.’”

In addition, Estonian Partner Anne Veerpalu is ranked for the first time. Anne Veerpalu has long-term experience in advising local and international clients on all aspects related to corporate law, private equity and M&A. Furthermore, she runs a Tech Startup Legal Clinic and is a respected advisor of high-growth companies:

“Newly ranked up-and-comer Anne Veerpalu wins excellent feedback, with clients citing her ‘direct and quick approach’ and expertise in the start-up scene. She is particularly experienced in advising clients from the technology sector on a range of private equity matters.”

Latest news

NJORD wins trade mark opposition on behalf of Gucci in Sweden

NJORD’s opposition, led by Partner Jeppe Brogaard Clausen and Assistant Attorney Emelie Svensson, resulted in an annulment of a trademark confusingly similar to Gucci’s, and established that Gucci is well-known, leading to a larger protection area and less trademark registrations similar to Gucci’s.

Top-tier recognitions for NJORD

The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 guide is out with good news for NJORD Law Firm’s offices in Denmark and Estonia: One practice area is recognized as top-tier, and three partners are highlighted as experts in their field.