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Charlotte Kinggaard Federspiel
, Assistant Attorney

Charlotte Kinggaard Federspiel joined Hafnia Law Firm as an assistant attorney in 2016.

Charlotte obtained her Master of Laws degree from the University of Copenhagen in 2016. She also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Philosophy from Copenhagen Business School and completed a number of undergraduate course at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Before and in the beginning of her employment at Hafnia Law Firm, Charlotte worked as pro bono counsel at Copenhagen Legal Aid from 2012 to 2016, providing legal advice to the underprivileged. As part of her employment with Hafnia Law Firm, Charlotte was on secondment to Co-effort Law Firm in Shanghai, China, in 2017.

Charlotte works with all matters within the firm’s practice areas, incl. maritime, transport and insurance law.
Practice Areas

  • Ship collisions and casualties, incl. salvage and wreck-removal
  • Bunker contracts, bunker disputes and other bunker related matters
  • Cargo claims, incl. CMR cases
  • Public and administrative law
  • Dispute resolution
  • Arrest of ships and other assets and enforcement proceedings

  • The Danish Bar & Law Society
  • The Danish Branch of Comité Maritime International (CMI)
  • The Danish Branch of Young CMI
  • The Danish Branch of Women in International Shipping and Trade Association (WISTA)
  • Copenhagen Young Lawyers Association
  • Young Arbitrators Copenhagen

  • Danish and the other Scandinavian languages
  • English
Experience and Education

  • 2016-: Assistant Attorney, Hafnia Law Firm
  • 2017-2017: Secondee, Co-effort Law Firm LLP
  • 2014-2015: Law Student, SIRIUS advokater
  • 2013-2014: Legal Assistant, SOS International A/S
  • 2012-2016: Pro Bono Counsel, Copenhagen Legal Aid
  • 2012-2012: Legal Assistant, the State Administration in Copenhagen
  • 2010-2012: Legal Assistant, CEPOS
  • 2016: Cand.jur. (Master of Laws), University of Copenhagen
  • 2011: Course in free market thinking, CEPOS Academy
  • 2010: HA(fil.) (Bachelor of Business Economics and Philosophy), Copenhagen Business School
  • 2009: Studies, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Charlotte K. Federspiel

T +45 33 34 39 17

M +45 40 96 62 46