Niels Grove Jensen

Niels Grove Jensen is attorney-at-law and partner at KLAR Law Firm.

Niels has extensive oil and gas industry experience, as Niels have previously worked in a range of both legal and commercial positions with two leading offshore drilling contractors both in Denmark and abroad.

Practice Areas

Niels mainly acts within Corporate & Commercial, including:

-       Contracts: a range of domestic and international commercial contracts such as agency agreements,                        cooperation agreements, confidentiality agreements, supplier contracts, catering contracts, consultancy                    contracts, manning contracts etc.);
-       Energy, including Oil and Gas: on- and offshore drilling contracts (most Oil majors, independents, LOGIC                  CRINE etc. (DW, UDW and JU) and associated supply vessel/anchor handling/heavy lift charter parties (BIMCO          Supplytime etc.), asset sharing arrangements, farm-outs etc.;
-       Construction law, particularly within the energy/offshore industry including vessel and rig yard stay contracts,          modification contracts etc.
-       General corporate and commercial law, including advising start-up and mature businesses on issues such as            incorporation, corporate structure, owner agreements, capital increases/decreases, changes to articles of                association, M&A etc.;
-       Torts- and insurance law, particularly within the offshore segment and within professional liability;
-       Labour and employment law; and
-       Board and management matters
-       Dispute resolution including litigation and arbitration within his practice areas.

LL.M. (Corporate Law), New York University, New York 2012

Right of Audience before the High Courts, 2010
Admission to the Danish Bar, 2008
Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen, 2005
Work Experience
Partner, KLAR Law Firm, 2017-

Commercial Director, Regional Head of Sales, Maersk Drilling, 2014-2016

Contracts Director, Ocean Rig, 2013-2014

Senior Legal Counsel, attorney-at-law, Maersk Drilling, 2009-2013

Attorney-at-law, Bruun & Hjejle Law Firm, 2008-2009

Junior Associate, Bech-Bruun Advokatfirma, 2005-2008

Lecturer at the University of Copenhagen in collection and bankruptcy law, 2008

English and the Scandinavian languages




 Phone: +45 72 28 91 00
 Mobil: +45 40 92 60 90
 Fax: +45 72 28 91 91


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