Our Insurance and Pension Law team have in-depth industry knowledge and a broad palette of insurance and pension competences.

We have conducted a series of leading cases on behalf of large Danish insurance and pension companies, and our team provide advice on all regulatory aspects, including transactions and restructurings of large Danish and foreign insurance and pension companies.

The Insurance and Pension Law team have a high level of competency in general and regulatory insurance and pension law as well as reinsurance. We provide advisory services for court cases and dispute resolution, conclusion and drafting of insurance contracts and pension agreements, drafting and amendment of insurance conditions, undertaking of insurance and pension activities in Denmark as well as portfolio transfers in connection with restructurings, mergers etc.

The team have detailed knowledge of the insurance and pension industry as well as insurance brokering thanks to the cases in which we have been involved. This knowledge is underpinned by our participation in and board work for trade associations such as the Danish Association of Insurance Law, AIDA Europe and the International Insurance Law Association (AIDA).

Our experience in the industry has given us a special insight, which enables us, along with our client, to find the solution that adds maximum value for the client.

Highlights

  • AP Pension - regulatory assistance with the merger between AP Pension and FSP
  • A/S Dansk Shell - regulatory assistance with the company’s transfer of its pension funds to CNP Assurances
  • Pensionskassen for Apotekere og Farmaceuter (pension fund for chemists and pharmacists) - regulatory assistance with the pension fund’s transfer of its portfolio to PFA Pension, Livsforsikringsaktieselskab
  • LB Group - regulatory assistance with the group's restructuring
    regulatory assistance with the group's restructuring
  • Swiss Re Group - regulatory assistance with the group's restructuring
  • SEB Pensionsforsikring A/S - assistance in a number of lawsuits regarding entitlement to cover under insurance policies offering protection against loss of earning capacity

Ratings

  • Within Insurance, Plesner is a first tier firm.
     
    "The team has very strong – and always updated – competencies, are always available when needed, and the response time is very short, which is an extremely important factor for me"
    "The professional skills are absolutely sublime and the individuals that I work with both have really strong personalities. They are trustworthy, provide a feeling of security and they are responsive to alternative thinking if you present an alternative point of view to a legal issue"
    "What makes the team unique is that they work closely together as a unit. No information is lost, and the lawyers’ cooperation on the cases creates great value and efficiency" (2021)

  • Within Insurance, Plesner is a first tier firm.

    "Excellent knowledge of financial regulation regarding life insurance companies" (2020)

  • Within Insurance, Plesner is a first tier firm. (2019)
  • Within Insurance, Plesner is a first tier firm.

    "Very experienced" Plesner represents insurance companies and pension funds in all insurance-related matters. The four-partner team, which is led by "knowledgeable, skilled and competent" Torben Bondrop is particularly strong in product liability, commercial liability, workmen’s compensation and personal injury matters. (2018)
  • Within Insurance, Plesner is a first tier firm.

    Plesner's "very experienced" group routinely represents insurers and pension funds, covering product liability, professional indemnity and commercial liability. (2017)
  • Within Insurance, Plesner is a first tier firm.

    "One of the leaders among Danish firms specialising in insurance law", Plesner's department is headed by "star lawyer" Torben Bondrop. (2016)

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