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Harald Søndergaard
, Attorney-at-Law (L)

Harald Søndergaard joined Hafnia Law Firm as an assistant attorney in 2012 and became an attorney-at-law in 2015.

The main areas of Harald’s expertise are litigation and international recovery issues with particular emphasis on sale and purchase of ships, international contracts, insurance and the oil industry. His clients are primarily ship owners, banks, insurance companies and bunker traders. His litigation practice includes all areas of maritime and transport law as well as international commercial disputes and disputes related to cross-border insolvencies.
Practice Areas

  • Ship sale and purchase, finance, brokering, management and agency
  • Charterparties
  • Bunker contracts, bunker disputes and other bunker related matters
  • Carriage of goods and passengers by sea, air, road and rail and freight forwarding
  • Corporate law
  • International contracts
  • Marketing practices and unfair business conduct
  • Product liability
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Arrest of ships and other assets and enforcement proceedings
Positions of Trust

  • The Danish Branch of Young CMI (chairman of the board since 2016; member of the board 2015-2016)
Memberships

  • The Danish Bar and Law Society
  • The Danish Branch of Comité Maritime International (CMI)
  • The Danish Branch of Young CMI
  • Young Arbitrators Copenhagen
  • The International Bar Association (IBA)
Publications

  • Comparative Advertisements, Retsvidenskabeligt Tidsskrift 2013/6
Languages

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

  • 2015-: Attorney-at-Law, Hafnia Law Firm
  • 2012-2015: Assistant Attorney, Hafnia Law Firm
  • 2011-2012: Law Student, Gorrissen Federspiel
  • 2010-2011: Law Student, Kammeradvokaten – Law Firm Poul Schmith
  • 2009-2010: Legal Assistant, Codan Forsikring A/S
  • 2012: Cand.jur. (Master of Laws), University of Aarhus
  • 2012: Legal studies, University of Zurich

Harald Søndergaard

T +45 33 34 39 10

M +45 51 94 40 50

E hso@hafnialaw.com