Laurits Schmidt Christensen

Accura (Copenhagen)
Lawyer (Partner)

Laurits Schmidt Christensen is part of Accura’s EU & Competition Team. Before joining Accura in 2012, Laurits worked as Group Legal Counsel with VKR Holding A/S. From 2006 to 2010, he worked with Bech-Bruun and with Norton Rose from 2004 to 2006. He began his career as an assistant attorney with Gorissen Federspiel Kierkegaard in 2001. Laurits graduated in law from the University of Copenhagen in 2000, and he also obtained an LL.M. in EU law from the European University Institutes, Florence. He was admitted to the Danish bar in 2005.


1324 Bulletin

Christian Bergqvist, Laurits Schmidt Christensen The Danish Supreme Court upholds a decision of the High Court regarding infringement of competition law by an arbitration award (Taewoong / Ah Industries)


Summary of the case In a January 2016 ruling the Danish Supreme Court rejected the argument that a 2011 arbitration award infringed competition law and therefore should be set aside . The dispute between the parties pertained to the termination of an international distribution agreement (...)

Christian Bergqvist, Laurits Schmidt Christensen The Danish Supreme Court rules on State action defense and refusal to supply under Danish competition law (Copenhagen Airport Terminal A)


Summary of the case After a lengthy process the Danish Supreme Court finally closed the curtain in September 2015 on a potential new, and competing, terminal in Copenhagen Airport, the main Danish airport hub. A group of investors had asked the airport to grant access (a lease) to a plot of (...)

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