Jens Vinther Nielsen

Advokat / Legal Director / Head of Real Estate, Denmark

My service areas

  • Commercial
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Environment
  • Life sciences
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment
  • Real estate
  • Retail and consumers

Summary

The keywords in Jens’ business career are real estate, commercial law and management. His management experience in both small and large organisations ranges from streamlining of processes, crisis management in connection with turnarounds and organisational adjustments to strategy and business development. Experienced both in the financial sector and the legal industry, Jens has also achieved an insight into several other sectors, such as real estate and entertainment. In addition to his managerial skills, Jens is experienced in advising on cooperation/negotiations with companies in Europe, Greenland and Africa. Jens is a skilled communicator and negotiator, focused on actions and results.

Jens have a deep insight in Greenland’s way of doing business, their authorities and their culture from my 10 years in Skanska – he was up there at least twice a year participating in all kinds of negotiations concerning project development, construction contracts, public authorities etc. During that time he was among other things involved in construction of a new Hotel in Nuuk; many Residential Buildings (apartments); the construction of Greenland´s Culture House in Nuuk; the construction of the Road from the airport in Søndre Strømfjord (Kangerlussuaq International Airport) to the start of the Inland Ice and the construction of Test Facilities for the German carmaker: Volkswagen (VW) – placed approximately 100 km inside the Inland Ice.

Professional experience

Magnusson
Advokat / Legal Director / Head of Real Estate Denmark 2020 –

Abacus Medicine A/S
Advokat / Senior Legal Counsel 2019 – 2020

Magnusson
Partner / Head of Real Estate Denmark 2016 – 2019

Atea Denmark A/S
Legal Advisor (specific consultancy project) 2015 – 2016

PARKEN Sport & Entertainment A/S
Group CLO, Attornet-at-Law (reporting to the group CEO) 2012 – 2015

NIRAS A/S
Team Director, Attorney-at-Law (reporting to the company’s CFO) 2010 – 2012

Dan-Ejendomme A/S (now called DEAS A/S)
Director and member of the management board (reporting to the supervisory board) 2008 – 2010

Nysir Danmark A/S
CEO 2006 – 2008

Skanska Danmark A/S
Head of Legal Affairs (reporting to the CEO) 1996 – 2006

Advokathuset, Greve / Advokatfirmaet Michael L. Rasmussen, Copenhagen
Solicitor’s clerk and subsequent lawyer 1993 – 1996

Amagerbanken
Lawyer in the finance house in Copenhagen 1989 – 1993

Education

  • Master of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 1983 – 1989
  • Kjerulf & Partnere A/S, Master Class 2010

Bar admissions

  • Admitted in Denmark (advokat)

Languages

  • Danish – native
  • English – fluent
  • German – conversational
  • Spanish – conversational and some written