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Erritzoe Christensen, Morten
Morten Erritzoe Christensen
Partner
Telephone: +45 3373 7002

Recommended lawyer - The Legal 500 UK 2017

The Legal 500 EMEA 2016 - Recommended Lawyer

The Legal 500 EMEA 2016 - Recommended Lawyer

Morten Erritzoe Christensen

-Partner

Experience

  • Provides expert coverage advice and representation to insurers and reinsurers for financial lines claims (directors’ and officers’, white collar crime and professional indemnity), contractors’ all risks and property damage, and product liability.
  • Advises and represents insurers on excess insurance and reinsurance matters.
  • Advises insurers and reinsurers on complex drafting and coverage issues.
  • Works closely with Danish Rail, the Danish Government and municipalities on public liability matters.
  • From 1999 to 2007, assisted the District Attorney of Copenhagen as public prosecutor on white collar crime cases before the Danish High Court.
  • Previously founder of and senior partner in Erritzøe Law Firm in Copenhagen, which merged with Kennedys in 1 January 2016.

Significant reported cases

  • Banedenmark vs. RSA and Danish Rail [2015] - Catastrophic train crash near Copenhagen. This case was handled in the Supreme Court.
  • IT Factory Scandal (not public) - ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) arbitration on £50 million financial scandal – Bankers Blanket Bond Insurance.

Clients

  • Insurers and reinsurers
  • Accountants
  • Solicitors and barristers
  • Engineers and construction consultants
  • Construction companies
  • Banks
  • Government and municipalities

Market recognition

  • A Recommended Lawyer for ‘Insurance (Denmark)’
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2016

Memberships

  • Danish Bar and Law Society
  • Supreme Court Bar Association