Henriette Gernaa is a partner and board member of Gorrissen Federspiel and head of its dispute resolution and insurance groups. Henriette Gernaa has wide experience in commercial litigation as well as in international arbitration where she acts both as counsel and arbitrator.
Henriette Gernaa's litigation work includes significant disputes regarding accountants' professional negligence, D&O liability, securities and non-disclosure, product liability, IT contracts and general contract law.
Henriette Gernaa's arbitration work includes significant disputes regarding construction, (re)insurance, energy, agency, sales of goods and post M&A under ICC, SCC, DIA, FAI, LCIA and ad hoc rules.
Henriette Gernaa is dual-qualified in Denmark and in England and Wales and is an alternate member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration as well as a board member of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC).
Career and education
Partner, Gorrissen Federspiel since 2005
Gorrissen Federspiel 2001 -
Lovells 1998 - 1999
Bech-Bruun & Trolle 1993 - 2001
Right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court 2007
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (non-practising), Admitted 1998
The College of Law, London, EYLS, QLTT 1998
Right of audience before the Danish High Court 1998
Admitted to the Danish Bar 1996
Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen 1993
Certified IT-mediator, Association of Danish Law Firms
Henriette Gernaa is top-ranked in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, top-ranked in Legal 500 (Hall of Fame and Leading Individuals) and listed in Who's Who Legal as a global leader in litigation, arbitration and professional negligence.r.
Memberships and activities
Alternate member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce
Board member of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
Board Member of the Copenhagen Bar Association
Danish Arbitration Association
LCIA Young International Arbitration Group
Examiner, University of Copenhagen