Jimmy Skjold Hansen
Attorney-at-Law, Partner, LL.M.
Attorney-at-Law, Partner, LL.M.
Jimmy represents clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings and is specialized in international commercial arbitration proceedings under the auspices of the Danish Institute of Arbitration in Copenhagen (DIA), the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris (ICC) and the London Court of Arbitration (LCIA).
Jimmy has experience within a range of different businesses and industries, including commercial contracts, M&A and IPOs, capital funds and alternative investments, energy and infrastructure, banking and finance, shipping, food and beverages, retail and services as well as intellectual property rights etc.
Jimmy is also experienced in handling international investment arbitrations - i.e. disputes between investors and host states - under, e.g., the ICSID- and UNCITRAL rules, and he regularly advises Danish companies, equity and pension funds on investment protection under international investment treaties.
In addition, Jimmy focuses on litigation proceedings in Denmark and abroad concerning damages for share price losses (securities litigation).
Lastly, Jimmy is also very experienced in carrying out internal investigations and handling enforcement proceedings vis-à-vis Danish authorities.
Jimmy is one of very few Danish attorneys having specialized knowledge and experience from abroad in the resolution of disputes between businesses from different countries and between businesses and states etc. In addition to his Danish degrees, he holds a Master of International Dispute Settlement from Geneva in Switzerland, which is one of the hubs for international dispute resolution worldwide.
Having worked in a law firm in Geneva, Jimmy has assisted leading international arbitrators in handling commercial and investment arbitration proceedings in relation to food products, renewable energy and the oil, gas and mining industries etc.
Jimmy Skjold Hansen also sits as arbitrator in both Danish and international cases.
Finally, Jimmy is an active member of the international arbitration community, including as speaker and author, and he supervises the "Vis Moot" team from the University of Copenhagen in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition as well as Plesner's annual "Pre-Moot" in this connection.
Jimmy Skjold Hansen is recommended and listed as a "Next generation partner" as regards Dispute. Further, he is recommended for contentious work concerning Greenland - Foreign Firms.
"Jimmy Skjold Hansen is a very smart young lawyer" (2023)
Jimmy Skjold Hansen has been included in the Legal 500 Private Practice Powerlist - Arbitration (Nordics), which is showcasing the leading practitioners in the Nordics (2022)
Jimmy Skjold Hansen is recommended and listed as a "Next generation partner" as regards Dispute Resolution (2020+2021+2022)
"Jimmy Skjold Hansen is an up and coming young talent that is already very experienced as an arbitrator" (2021)
Jimmy Skjold Hansen is recommended and listed as a "Next generation lawyer" as regards Dispute Resolution (2019)