Clause 13 of the ethical guidelines for legal practice specifies the requirements towards client information. These are described in the following.
KLAR Law Firm (KLAR Advokater P/S (“KLAR”)) operates from the address Indiakaj 12, DK-2100 Copenhagen, and our CVR (company registration) number is 32 28 22 88. We can be contacted at tel. +45 7228 9100 or via email to: email@example.com.
All of our attorneys are approved by the Danish Ministry of Justice and are members of the Danish Bar and Law Society.
Our attorneys are also subject to the Danish Bar and Law Society’s supervisory and disciplinary system and to the regulations for appropriate legal practice incorporated in the Administration of Justice Act. Appropriate legal practice is a standard for conduct which, among other things, includes confidentiality regulations pursuant to which attorneys and other employees may not disclose information obtained via their work, and regulations regarding conflicts of interest, pursuant to which the attorneys may not advise a client when this conflicts with other interests. You can read about the ethical guidelines for attorneys and about the Danish Bar and Law Society Council at the Danish Bar and Law Society website, and you can find more information about how to submit a complaint, council practice and appropriate legal practice at the website of the Danish Bar and Law Society’s Disciplinary Board.
All of our employees are governed by our internal insider regulations and relevant legislation aimed at preventing insider trading, which includes a prohibition against any disclosure of internal knowledge relating to listed companies, and restrictions on trading in listed equities.
KLAR has taken out liability insurance to cover all attorneys of the practice and has posted sureties in accordance with the regulations of the Danish Bar and Law Society. The liability insurance covers all legal practice, including mediation, court arbitration, appointed supervision, curating, liquidation and reconstruction. KLAR’s liability insurance and sureties have been taken out with HDI-Gerling Forsikring, Indiakaj 6, 1. sal, DK-2100 Copenhagen, telephone: +45 3336 9595, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We administer client funds in compliance with the relevant regulations of the Danish Bar and Law Society. Client funds are therefore deposited in separate client accounts with Nordea Bank unless otherwise agreed. Client funds in client accounts are protected by up to EUR 100,000 per client per financial institution in accordance with the Depositor and Investor Guarantee Scheme Act. The protection limit comprises the client’s own deposits in own accounts, in separate client accounts, and in joint client accounts.
When we receive an assignment, we investigate the possibility of seeking public or insurance-related legal assistance for the client. Where our fees are determined on a preliminary or final basis by a public body or an insurance company, we notify the client when accepting the case about the principles for determining the fees and of the potential consequences for the client.
KLAR’s terms of business apply to any assignment that we accept, unless otherwise agreed in writing. The Terms of Business can be found here.
Any dispute between a client and KLAR shall be settled in accordance with Danish legislation in Danish courts, with Copenhagen District Court as the first instance.
In the event of a dispute over fees charged by KLAR Law Firm (KLAR Advokater P/S) and/or dissatisfaction with one of KLAR’s attorneys’ behavior, the client may complain about the size of the fees and/or the behavior to The Disciplinary Board of the Danish Bar and Law Society (Advokatnævnet), Kronprinsessegade 28, 1306 København K, Advokatnævnet (danish), The Disciplinary Board (english).