Nikolaj Juhl Hansen

Nikolaj Juhl Hansen

Partner / Advokat, Co-Head of Corporate & M&A and Head of China Desk , Denmark

My service areas

  • Banking and Finance
  • China group
  • Commercial
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Employment
  • Industrials
  • Outbound Services
  • Technology

Summary

Nikolaj Juhl Hansen is the managing partner of Magnusson in Denmark. He also heads the Magnusson’s China Group and is part of Magnusson International’s cross-border M&A team.

Nikolaj has previously worked in the UK law firms Eversheds and Travers Smith and has immense experience with handling cross-border transactions and projects. Nikolaj is very experienced in handling Chinese investment in the Nordic-Baltic region and advising European businesses on projects in China.

Nikolaj focuses on M&A, general commercial and employment issues, with a specific focus on the technology and advanced industrial sectors. He has over the past 20 years advised on more than 150 corporate transactions, most of which are of a cross-border nature. Nikolaj has project managed corporate transactions in most parts of the world.

Nikolaj advises on a range of transaction in the cross-road between corporate, commercial and employment law aspects, for start-ups, venture and PE funds and corporates alike, which has earned him Legal 500 rankings within these categories.

Nikolaj does pro bono work for Global Doctors, Fountain House

Professional experience

Magnusson
2013 –

Eversheds
2007 – 2013

Travers Smith
2005 – 2006

Kromann Reumert
2000 – 2007

Norsker & Jacoby
1997 – 2000

Education

  • Copenhagen University, Master of Law, 1999
  • Leadership and Business Development Training (Harvard and London Business School): 2010 – 2013

Bar admissions

  • Member of the Danish Bar Association
  • Admitted in Denmark as attorney-at-law

Languages

  • Danish
  • Scandinavian languages
  • English
  • German (basic)
  • French (basic)

Positions of trust

  • President, Denmark – Hong Kong Trade Association: 2015 –
  • Board member, Rotary København Nord: 2016 – (President 2018-2019)

Awards and rankings

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2015 – 2019
Recommended for Commercial, Corporate and M&A in Denmark

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2014 – 2019
Recommended for Information Technology in Denmark

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017 – 2019
Recommended for Employment in Denmark

Chambers Global 2017
Ranked for Corporate/M&A in Denmark (Foreign expert for China)

Chambers Global 2015-2016
(Denmark: Corporate/M&A)