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Tom S. Froberg
Advokat / Partner - Head of Employment

Service areas
Commercial, Construction, Corporate and M&A, Employment, EU and competition, Industrials, Transport

contact information
tom.froberg@magnussonlaw.com
T: +45 82 51 51 00
M: +45 40 43 18 40
Denmark

summary

Tom Froberg is a Danish attorney 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

Magnusson, Senior Counsel 2018 - to date
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

Directorships
Board member of a considerable number of companies within the Hempel Group - 2005 - 2017
Non-Executive Director of Sinvest ASA - 2000 - 2007

education

Master of Law (University of Copenhagen) - 1983

bar admissions

Admitted in Denmark (advokat) - 1986

languages

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

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
 

NEWS about Tom S. Froberg

  • SHORT-TERM LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF A 'NO-DEAL' BREXIT

    Judged on the current political situation in the UK, where the parliament is split between various Brexit models and apparently unable to form a political majority for one specific ‘soft’ Brexit model as well as on the announcements from the EU that the EU is not willing to renegotiate the draft Brexit deal, which was turned down by the Houses of Parliament, the likelihood of a hard Brexit has become higher than ever.

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  • MAGNUSSON COPENHAGEN ATTRACTS ANOTHER SENIOR IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

    Magnusson Copenhagen has once more hired a real capacity from the ranks of senior in-house counsel with Tom S. Froberg joining Magnusson today 22nd October 2018.

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