Niklas Korsgaard Christensen

Attorney-at-Law, Partner

Practice areas

Construction Law Corporate - M&A
Corporate Law Corporate/Commercial
Dispute Resolution Energy Law
Infrastructure The public sector

Niklas Korsgaard Christensen is a partner with Plesner and he focuses in particular on matters relating to energy, infrastructure and construction. Niklas provides advice to Danish and international undertakings as well as public institutions and companies in these areas.

Niklas has extensive experience in transport infrastructure, oil and gas, wind turbines and other offshore matters. Niklas has concluded and negotiated numerous agreements based on the standards applying to the North Sea as well as international standards such as Logic, FIDIC, the AIPN Model Contracts, the Norwegian Fabrication Contract (NF), the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF) etc.

He also provides general commercial law advice and litigates in the above areas. Niklas sits on the board of directors of several companies and associations.

While working as a lawyer at Plesner, Niklas took an MBA degree (Master of Business Administration) from the University of Cambridge in 2011.

Niklas has extensive teaching experience and he was an external lecturer in the law of property and obligations at the University of Copenhagen until 2009. From 2005 to 2007 Niklas was a tutor in the law of obligations at the University of Copenhagen.


IFLR (2014) 

Niklas Korsgaard Christensen is listed a leading specialists as regards Energy and Infrastructure. “He is very competent in legal matters concerning the energy market". “He has a thorough knowledge of the legal standards in the market and he is excellent in negotiating terms and conditions with contractors.” Another, who uses him for E&P contract work and disputes, agrees, noting: “He’s extremely competent and commercially-orientated. He’s pragmatic, not the usual pretentious lawyer, he’s very focused and gets straight to the point.” Clients enthuse about his offshore expertise. “I don’t think there is another firm in Denmark that has as specific and in-depth knowledge of exploration and production standard contracts. Niklas is quite remarkable in this respect”.

Chambers Europe (2014)

Niklas Korsgaard Christensen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Energy by Chambers Europe 2014. "Clients give Niklas Korsgaard Christensen strong recommendations for his work in upstream oil and gas, saying 'he's a splendid guy to work with. He's really into the energy sector and he's also very quick to respond'."

Legal 500 (2011)

"Niklas Korsgaard Christensen has great experience and focus." (Dispute Resolution)

"Niklas Korsgaard Christensen is singled out for his great experience and ability to focus on key points." (Real Estate and Construction)


Career path

2014 Admitted to the Supreme Court

2011 MBA, Cambridge University

2009 Admitted to the National Court

2007-2009 External lecturer, the Law of Property II, University of Copenhagen

2007 Admitted to the bar

2005-2007 Tutor, the Law of Obligations, University of Copenhagen

2004 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

2004 New York University School of Law


Scandinavian and English


Niklas Korsgaard  Christensen 

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