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Purchase and sale of assets

We advice on the purchase and sale of private assets in Denmark and abroad, including holiday homes, aircraft, yachts, woodlands, estates, manors, horses and works of art.

We are one of Denmark’s largest law firms and have leading specialists in shipping, purchase and sale of aircraft and real estate. We have experience in and can assist in connection with all major purchases and sales of private assets in Denmark and abroad. In addition to yachts, private aircraft, holiday homes, estates, manors and woodlands, we assist with the purchase and sale of horses and works of art.

Gorrissen Federspiel is without comparison the country’s leading law firm within shipping and the only law firm in Denmark that is highly specialised in aircraft financing and purchasing. We can also assist in relation to the legal aspects of operating such assets as well as the lease of private aircraft.

We have always handled cases with international aspects and have therefore over the years established an extensive international network and a close association with other legal and financial advisers worldwide. We can act as coordinator and handle the contact to relevant international advisers in connection with the purchase and sale of holiday homes and other assets abroad. In this context, we can ensure that our clients receive relevant and competent advice, making the process simple and safe for our clients and avoiding any unpleasant experiences.

For questions regarding yachts, contact Peter Appel or Johan Casper Hennings.

For questions regarding aircraft, contact Morten Hans Jakobsen.

For questions regarding real estate or any other matters, contact Jakob Bax Sander Hein.

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Family Offices and Family Constitution

Including establishment thereof, preservation of family assets and family businesses, investments and safeguarding family interests.


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Marriage and other private matters

Including drawing up of marriage contracts, moving to or away from Denmark (including tax law issues and advice on remaining assets in Denmark/abroad) and lasting powers of attorney.


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Wealth planning, transition and optimisation

Including tax optimisation, succession by living hand and upon death, shareholders’ agreements, pension and insurance, inheritance planning and advancements, wills, gifts and family loans.


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Administration of estates and foundations

Including divorce proceedings, estates of deceased persons and inheritance disputes and we set up and provide advice to nonprofit foundations.


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