Kønig Advokater has been a full-service commercial law firm since 1981.

We focus mainly on providing support and advice in connection with disputes. In addition, we are particularly skilled in the specialist fields listed below.

We provide support and advice to companies, foundations, public authorities, associations and societies – including cooperative societies and trade unions – and political parties. We also assist and advise private individuals.

Labour and employment law

We provide support and advice on all aspects of labour and employment law, specialising in the following areas:

  • Employment and labour disputes
  • Appointment and dismissal
  • Employment contracts and severance agreements
  • Conditions of employment for directors
  • Incentive and bonus schemes
  • Share-based compensation
  • Employment clauses
  • Holiday, maternity leave and illness
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and restructuring
  • Freelance and consultancy agreements
  • Matters relating to collective labour law and collective bargaining

Construction law and real estate

We provide support and advice on all aspects of contract work and real estate, specialising in the following areas:

  • Disputes, including legal proceedings and arbitration cases
  • Invitations to Tender
  • Purchase and sale of real estate
  • Construction contracts
  • Transfer of real estate companies
  • Contract negotiations
  • Commercial lease law and residential lease law, including preparation of lease agreements and resolution of disputes pertaining to lease law
  • Technical consultancy agreements
  • Compensation cases relating to technical consultancy
  • Financing
  • Development projects and collaboration, including development agreements
  • Partnership and consortium agreements
  • Construction projects
  • Environmental and planning legislation

Commercial law

We take pride in taking quick stock and going straight to the heart of the matter, even where several aspects of commercial law overlap.

We believe that our extensive experience of disputes improves our skills in formulating commercial contracts. When we prepare contracts, we focus on avoiding interpretive uncertainties, and it is important to us that the contract acts as an effective tool to ensure the best possible collaboration between the contractual parties.

We provide support and advice on all aspects of commercial law, specialising in the following areas:

  • Commercial disputes
  • Company formation
  • Cooperation agreements, development agreements, service agreements, terms of sale and delivery, non-disclosure agreements, distributor agreements, agency agreements, etc.
  • Financing, including leasing

Insolvency and reconstruction

We provide support and advice on all aspects of insolvency and reconstruction, including administration of estates of deceased persons and estates in bankruptcy, and specialising in the following areas:

  • As a liquidator
  • As a trustee
  • As a reconstruction administrator
  • As a receiver
  • Creditor support
  • Filing for bankruptcy
  • Conclusion and negotiation of debtor/creditor agreements
  • Revocation proceedings
  • Disqualification cases

Intellectual property and marketing law

We provide support and advice on all aspects of intellectual property and marketing law, specialising in the following areas:

Enforcement of rights

  • Injunction cases
  • Probative proceedings
  • Confirmatory action and legal proceedings regarding intellectual property rights, marketing law and intellectual property law.
  • Litigation at the courts, courts of arbitration and relevant boards, including the Complaints Board for Domain Names
  • Advice on, and preparation of, companies’ enforcement strategies

Handling and commercialisation of rights

  • Preparation of intellectual property, royalty and licensing agreements, etc.
  • Consortium and development agreements,
  • Registration of trademarks, etc. in Denmark and abroad

Marketing law

  • Enforcement of marketing legislation
  • Assessment of marketing and marketing materials, including:
    • Materials for campaigns and advertising
    • Competitions
    • Comparative advertising
    • Price marketing

IT law and data protection

We provide support and advice on all aspects of IT law and rules for protection of personal data, specialising in the following areas:

  • Disputes relating to IT law
  • Preparation of IT contracts, supplier agreements, escrow agreements, etc.
  • Consortium and development agreements
  • All legal aspects of GDPR compliance


It is vital for entrepreneurs to receive mentoring and feedback on their business model early on, and that ideas and intellectual property rights are optimally secured.  It is just as important to ensure the best possible cooperation with co-owners, business partners and key employees.

We also understand that many entrepreneurs have limited potential for prioritising legal advice. Our advisory services are therefore based on the individual’s business and specific needs. In addition, we always make sure to balance expectations.

We provide advice on all aspects of entrepreneurship and company start-ups, specialising in the following areas:

  • Foundation, including selection of the form of the business enterprise
  • Partnership or cooperation agreements
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Protection of intellectual property rights
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Raising of funds, including financing
  • Employee relations
  • General advice and mentoring aimed at entrepreneurial enterprises

Civil law

Although Kønig Advokater primarily focuses on providing business-related advice, we support and advise on all aspects of civil law, specialising particularly in the following areas:

  • Disputes
  • Family and inheritance law, including in particular:
    • Prenuptial agreements, wills and gifts
    • Separation and divorce
    • Administration of the estates of deceased persons, including as executor
  • Real estate
  • Residential lease law
  • Matters related to employment law

Litigation and arbitration

We specialise in all aspects of litigation and arbitration, both simple and complex cases. We conduct cases at the courts of arbitration and at all tiers of the Danish court system, including the Danish Supreme Court.

Our advisory services are always based on a thorough and meticulous analysis of the facts, opportunities and risks of the case. We then plan a strategy for the further process.

We provide specialist support, particularly in the following areas:

  • General negotiation and settlement discussions in connection with disputes
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Expert opinions and taking of evidence
  • Conflict resolution

We handle disputes relating to all legal issues.

Company law

We provide support and advice on all aspects of company law, including public and private limited companies, partnerships, limited partnerships, etc., specialising in the following areas:

  • Disputes pertaining to company law
  • Selection of company form
  • Formation and foundation of companies
  • Preparation of shareholders’ agreements
  • Management of directorships
  • Management of chairmanships
  • Matters pertaining to ownership and general meetings
  • Matters pertaining to management, including incentive structures
  • Capital increase and reduction

Mergers, demergers and share exchange

Tax law and succession

We provide support and advice on all aspects of cases relating to tax and duties, specialising in the following areas:

  • Cases relating to tax and duties in the fiscal complaints system and at the courts
  • Negotiation with the tax authorities
  • Company formation
  • Company reorganisation, including mergers, demergers, share exchange, etc.
  • Company taxation
  • Personal taxation, including principal shareholder information
  • Succession
  • Relocation to and from Denmark

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

We provide support and advice on all aspects of M&A, including transactions of both buyer and seller. We offer effective and expert advice, focusing on ensuring a satisfactory transaction process. Mergers and acquisitions are often complex transactions, requiring control, tactical capacity and specialist knowledge.

We are highly skilled in all matters relating to M&A, including:

  • Planning and structuring
  • Due diligence
  • Negotiation
  • Preparation of all transaction documents, including non-disclosure agreements, Letters of Intent, share purchase agreements, mortgage documents, etc.
  • Incentive schemes for management and employees

In addition, we advise on the transaction process as well as the commercial and strategic aspects associated with a transaction.

Procurement and competition law

We provide support and advice on all aspects of procurement and competition law, specialising in the following areas:

Procurement law

  • General advice on procurement rules for both the contracting entity and tenderers
  • Assessment of the obligation to call for tenders
  • Selection of procurement procedure
  • Preparation of requirements specification and evaluation model
  • Threshold values
  • Quality assurance:
    • Tender documents
    • Applications for pre-qualification
    • Tenders
  • Setting up and carrying out negotiations
  • Complaints with the Complaints Board for Public Procurement
  • Legal proceedings

We have set up www.udbudonline.dk, which is Kønig Advokater’s system for handling electronic bidding processes. We provide this system jointly with Inno:vasion. Udbudonline is an easy and manageable system which enables you to complete tenders electronically. Udbudonline collects the tender documents in one place and provides you with an overview of questions and answers.

Competition law

  • Disputes pertaining to competition law
  • Compliance
  • Agreements, including anti-competitive agreements
  • Merger control
  • Dominant undertakings