NJORD Law Firm’s Shipping and Transport Department provides weekly news briefs on developments and current topics in Danish maritime and transport law via our firm’s LinkedIn profile. In our quarterly updates, we take a closer look at a selection of those news briefs to provide useful insight into the most important current legal trends in the Danish maritime and transport industry.
CJEU: Danish cabotage rules not in violation of EU law
For a long time it has been unclear whether the Danish Cabotage Guidelines were compatible with EU Law. Yesterday’s long-anticipated judgment from CJEU (Court of Justice of the European Union) clarifies that Denmark have not overstepped its authority under EU law EU by requiring that a single cabotage operation may only include either multiple loading points or multiple unloading points.
Construction also includes lawyers in safety shoes
We are strengthening our advisory team in real estate and construction law by expanding the team with a new partner and a lawyer. The team includes some of the industry's best legal advisors who offer advice based on solid, wide-ranging experience and who will also put on safety shoes to offer customized and qualified solutions.
This year, two partners in NJORD Law Firm, Ulla Fabricius and Thomas Ryhl, have been inducted into Legal 500’s "Hall of Fame". It is a prestigious stamp of approval and a recognition that they are among the best in their field - But what does this acknowledgement mean to them personally and professionally?
We are a law firm with a Nordic profile and a global mindset. Our primary market covers the Nordic/Baltic region and Northern Europe, in particular Germany. NJORD has 200 employees at five offices – in Aarhus, Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.
NJORD: Local Know How – Nordic Approach – Global Experience
On July 1, 2015, the Building Code took effect that, through codification, brought on several important amendments in construction law’s regulations. One important amendment was related to the warranty of constructions works.
Lease contracts are one of the most required types of contracts. A correct and clear lease contract is the basis of a good lease relationship, since the lease contract often binds the parties for years and changing it later is much more complicated.. In addition, the rent and accessory expenses are significant fixed costs for the lessee and substantial sources of income for the lessor.
Property owners have to deal with their neighbours and take them into consideration. Neighbours’ interests and views often do not coincide, and situations may occur that ruin even the friendliest relationships. Disputes between neighbours are often one of the most heated.