Senior Legal Counsel
+45 33 41 41 57
+45 27 80 40 70
Thomas Edelgaard Christensen is specialised in litigation and arbitration and advises on all legal areas specific to the maritime and offshore sectors. Thomas' work spans traditional maritime and transport law, trade and commercial law as well as regulatory matters such as decarbonisation regulations, ship recycling, planning law, environmental permits, sea safety, passenger rights and international sanctions.
Thomas has acted as advisor in connection with some of the major marine causalties in Denmark and abroad in recent years, mainly acting on behalf of owners or insurers. He has extensive experience in construction disputes relating to large-scale infrastructure projects and offshore windmill farms. His work extends to advice on contracts such as charter parties, logistics agreements, commodities sale contracts and standard terms.
Thomas has a particular interest and expertise in handling complex, international cases and the interface of civil, regulatory and criminal law aspects. As such, he has marked knowledge of the laws of the seas and conflicts of laws issues, including in respect of Brexit, and Greenlandic law.
Gorrissen Federspiel 2010 -
Right of audience before the Danish High Court 2021
Magister Juris, University of Oxford, 2019
Admitted to the Danish Bar 2016
Master of Law, University of Copenhagen 2013
Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg 2012
Thomas Christensen has been rated as 'Rising Star' and 'Recommended Lawyer' in Legal 500 (Shipping & Transport)
"Non-statutory recognition of foreign court decisions" The Danish Weekly Law Reports 44/2015 p. 387-395
Board Member, CYKOM ApS 2021-