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.


Since 2003, author of a number of chapters in the Danish EU Law Digest (EU-Karnov); in the 20th edition (2022) the chapters on health and pharmaceuticals, on harmonisation, on trans-European networks (telecommunications, transport, and energy), on research and development and space, on transportation, and on industrial policy.

  • 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)

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

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