Bird & Bird welcomes new partner in Denmark

24 April 2015

Bird & Bird is pleased to announce it has appointed Morten Brehm Jensen as a partner in its Corporate/M&A practice in Skanderborg, Denmark.

Morten joins from Delacour Law Firm where he was a partner. He has more than 15 years of experience in handling all stages of large-scale and small-scale transactions, which include mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, including drafting and negotiating the legal terms of the transaction and handling of the due diligence process.

Morten specialises in company law and tax law issues and advises a number of Danish and international corporate clients and investors in these areas.

In addition, Morten has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts including different kinds of distribution schemes and joint ventures.

He is also involved in the establishment of different forms of share-based incentive programmes for the management and employees.

Jesper Langemark, Country Head, Bird & Bird Denmark said:

"We are delighted to welcome Morten to our team. His excellent reputation in the Danish market, especially in Aarhus and Jutland areas, will significantly strengthen our Corporate/Commercial and M&A platforms in our Skanderborg office. Morten's key focus will be on assisting start up communities in our key industry sectors, which will undoubtedly result in exciting opportunities for our Danish practice."

Morten said:

"I'm thrilled to be joining Bird & Bird. It's one of very few firms in the region that is built around deep industry knowledge in sectors reflecting the strengths of the Danish economy. I believe Bird & Bird will provide a fantastic platform for me to develop my practice while working with start-ups and technology driven businesses in the area."