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Louise Wichmann Madsen
, Assistant Attorney

Louise Wichmann Madsen joined Hafnia Law Firm in 2020.

Louise obtained a Master of Laws degree from the University of Copenhagen in 2015 and a Master of International Trade and Business Law from James E. Rogers College of Law in 2014. In 2018, Louise became a licensed attorney in the State of New York, USA.

Before joining Hafnia Law Firm, Louise spent four years as a dispute settlement lawyer at the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, working on a number of disputes between member states regarding international trade law issues.

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

  • Domestic litigation and international arbitration
  • Bunker contracts and disputes
  • Carriage of goods and passengers by sea, air, road and rail, freight forwarding and logistics
  • Cargo claims
  • Charterparties
  • Insurance
  • Negotiation of contracts
  • Offshore business

  • New York State Bar

  • Danish and the Scandinavian languages
  • English
Experience and Education

    2020-: Assistant Attorney, Hafnia Law Firm

  • 2015-2019: Dispute Settlement Lawyer, World Trade Organization
  • 2015-2015: Legal Intern, World Trade Organization
  • 2012-2013: Intern, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2009-2012: Student worker, Danish Ministry of Justice

  • 2015: Cand. Jur. (Master of Laws), University of Copenhagen
  • 2014: Master of Laws (International Trade and Business Law), James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
  • 2011: Studies in mathematics, macroeconomics, and microeconomics, University of Copenhagen

Louise Wichmann Madsen

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