Tom Froberg

Tom Stener Froberg

Advokat / Partner, Head of Employment, Denmark

My service areas

  • Employment
  • Commercial
  • Corporate and M&A
  • EU and Competition
  • Industrials
  • Public procurement
  • Transport


Tom Froberg is a Danish attorney-at-law and Partner at Magnusson. Tom joined Magnusson in 2018 after a 25-year career serving as the head of legal for blue chip international Danish companies such as Hempel and Sophus Berendsen, which has earned Tom very valuable insights into legal services delivery and legal advice products tailored to the needs of clients. Tom heads up the employment team and has vast experience with employment law matters, including collective employment matters, senior executive employment terms and incentive schemes, TUPE transactions, redundancy situations and contentious employment law matters. Tom also specializes in corporate and commercial law with a specific focus on M&A (have been involved in more than 200 corporate transactions), commercial contracts, corporate compliance programmes and project management.

As part of Toms involvement in numerous company reorganisations, outsourcings of functions and M&As, Tom has been advising about employment issues, including but not limited to, the drafting of employment contracts and the legal aspects of redundancy and/or relocation of employees and executives – whether individually or in groups.

Professional experience

Partner 2019 –

Senior Counsel 2018 – 2019

Hempel A/S
Group General Counsel 2004 – 2017

Sophus Berendsen A/S
Vice President and General Counsel 1996 – 2002

Sophus Berendsen A/S
General Counsel 1992 – 1996

Danisco A/S
Legal Counsel 1986 – 1992


Master of Law (University of Copenhagen) 1983

Bar admissions

Admitted in Denmark (Advokat) 1986


  • Danish language – native
  • English – fluent
  • German – limited working proficiency
  • French – limited working proficiency
  • Swedish – fluent
  • Norwegian – fluent

Positions of trust

  • Board member of a of a considerable number of companies within the Hempel Group 2005 – 2017
  • Non-Executive Director of Hydralift ASA  1994 – 2003
  • Non-Executive Director of Sinvest ASA  2000 – 2007