Thomas Ryhl is a committed and very knowledgeable attorney. He takes pride in knowing and understanding his clients’ businesses. Some of the world’s largest companies are among his staunchest clients. He has long experience in cases relating to EU-based law, and is a specialist in cases relating to pharmaceuticals, competition law, tort law, and EU law.

Thomas Ryhl advises on regulatory issues within capital markets, life science and financial services, as well as other EU directives, and on VAT, tax, and administrative law. He has conducted a number of high-profile litigations, and has often led negotiations with public authorities on complex matters. Further, he has as the Danish agent of the European Commission’s Legal Services litigated against the Kingdom of Denmark on behalf of the European Commission before the EU courts.

Publications

Author of six chapters in Danish EU Law Digest 2020 (EU-Karnov) and five chapters in Danish EU Law Digest (EU-Karnov) 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2015 (13th to 17th edition) – on transport, health and pharmaceuticals, on harmonisation, on trans-European networks (telecommunications, transport, and energy), on research and development and space, and on industrial policy; of four chapters in the 2013 Danish EU Law Digest (12th edition) – on harmonisation, trans-European networks, research and development, and on industrial policy; of five chapters in the 2010 Danish EU Law Digest (11th edition); of seven chapters in the 2008 Danish EU Law Digest (10th edition) – on the fundamental principles of the treaties, on intellectual property, on health and pharmaceuticals, on energy, on trans-European networks, on research and development, and on industrial policy; of four chapters in the 9th edition (2005); and of two chapters in the 8th edition (2003).

Memberships
  • Member of the Danish Association for Competition Law
  • Member of Danish Association for European Law
  • Member of Danish Association for Public Procurement Law
  • Member of Danish Association for Company Law
  • Member of Danish Association for Insurance Law
  • Member of Copenhagen Lawyer’s Association
  • Member of American Bar Association (Section of Antitrust Law)
Languages

Danish, English, French, German, Italian, Icelandic, Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese, Norwegian and Russian.

Ratings

Thomas Ryhl of NJORD Law Firm has "a broad business in both competition and EU law," according to observers, who believe he is "intelligent and likeable." Ryhl's practice also covers public procurement matters.

Chambers Europe, 2019, Band 4

NJORD Law Firm expertise encompasses dispute resolution, M&A and joint ventures. Thomas Ryhl heads up the department and has extensive experience in EU, competition and procurement law.

Legal 500, 2019, Tier 2
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