Real Estate

Skau Reipurth has extensive experience in advising on real estate. We provide advice to Danish and international investors in connection with transactions of commercial properties and property development.

real-estate

We have significant experience with residential property transactions (including forward purchase transactions), logistics and retail properties as well as office buildings. We advise on all phases of the transaction and development process; right from the conclusion of the letter of intent to the drafting of the transaction or development documents and closing.

We also advise a wide portfolio of clients (public as well as private) on commercial and residential lease issues, including conclusion of leases and disputes between the parties.

We conduct litigation and arbitration on behalf of professional parties in the property market, but also on behalf of businesses and private individuals outside the property market, about issues relating to real estate and/or lease law.

Last, but not least, our experience extends to advice given to owners’ associations and cooperative housing associations on aspects of real estate and association law.

Our services include

  • Property transactions, including transfer of property companies
  • Commercial lease law
  • Cooperative housing and owners’ associations
  • Property development and projects
  • Collection of mortgage debts
  • Forced sales
  • Regulatory matters, including planning law, rights permitting or restricting the use of land and environmental law
  • Compulsory acquisitions
  • The social housing sector
  • Neighbour and boundary disputes
  • Residential lease law
  • Financing

Experts

Anders Hermansen

Anders Hermansen

Attorney, partner

Claus Ryberg Hoffmann

Claus Ryberg Hoffmann

Attorney of the Danish High Courts, partner

Jeppe Reipurth

Jeppe Reipurth

Attorney of the Danish High Courts, partner

Jesper Morsing

Jesper Morsing

Attorney

Kasper Bjørnstrup Andersen

Kasper Bjørnstrup Andersen

Attorney, senior associate

Peter Dianati

Peter Dianati

Attorney, partner

Peter Skau-Andersen

Peter Skau-Andersen

Attorney of the Danish Supreme Court, partner

Robert Mathias Busk

Robert Mathias Busk

Attorney, senior associate

Rune Ravnsbjerg Rosenberg

Rune Ravnsbjerg Rosenberg

Attorney, senior associate

Susanne Jensen

Susanne Jensen

Legal Secretary – Real Estate

Tessa Dahlager

Tessa Dahlager

Assistant attorney

Ratings

  • The Legal 500

    The primary thing I want to emphasise is the flexibility of the team and the good balance between, on the one hand, being legally very precise but on the other hand being able to see a conflict from the business point of view and thus resolve the conflict.

  • The Legal 500

    Anders Hermansen is super responsive and professional. He provides big firm expertise and speed in a pleasant, attentive and very personal manner. He will likely appeal to most clients due to his unique mix of commercial sense, legal knowledge and great personality.

  • The Legal 500

    Apart from being highly competent within Real Estate and Construction law from a theoretical point of view, the team is able to understand the client’s goal from a commercial point of view and guide you to achieve that goal.

  • The Legal 500

    Legal 500 (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

    Skau Reipurth’s ’ Jeppe Reipurth undertakes construction litigation and arbitration. Peter Dianati’s “technical and professional standards are second to none”.

    Skau Reipurth  has a “reputable, high-performance” practice, which notably assisted IC Companys A/S with the development of flagship stores in Copenhagen and Stockholm. The “relentless, accurate” Peter Dianati provides “valuable, spot-on advice”, and Jeppe Reipurth is recommended for construction disputes.

    Skau Reipurth  is recommended for its expertise in Real estate. Attorneys Peter Dianati and Jeppe Reipurth are mentioned respectively for their competencies and recent achievements.

    Skau Reipurth’s  ‘very good’ practice has extensive experience representing clients in construction disputes, contract negotiations and real estate transactions. “Sharp” group co-head Peter Dianati (…) assisted GVL Entreprise with a number of project development matters. The team was strengthened by Anders Hermansen’s arrival from Bruun & Hjejle and Christian Prophet-Rannow joining from the Danish Construction Association. Jeppe Reipurth is the other co-head.

    “Reputable” Skau Reipurth  assists a broad range of clients with construction disputes and transactional matters. “Very experienced and competent”. Notable clients include Rockwool, Nordea Ejendomme and GVL Entreprise.

    Skau Reipurth’s s practice “delivers on time” with “sound professionalism” ensuring clients “always feel that they are in good hands”. Team co-head Peter Dianati focuses on construction-related contracts and disputes, while co-head Jeppe Reipurth “quickly understands the issue or problem and exactly what you need from him”. Recent highlights include Dianati representing GVL in several disputes at the Danish Building and Construction Arbitration Board against employers and subcontractors, Reipurth handling Renell’s contracts and disputes with Danish municipalities, and Vivi Klink Larsen assisting Hardesty & Hanover with the contracts relating to its construction of the Copenhagen Inner Harbour Bridge. Also noted are real estate specialist Anders Hermansen and construction expert Christian B. Prophet-Rannow.

    The primary thing I want to emphasise is the flexibility of the team and the good balance between, on the one hand, being legally very precise but on the other hand being able to see a conflict from the business point of view and thus resolve the conflict.

    Skau Reipurth’s  construction law and real estate team is amongst the best in the country with a lot of in-depth strength.

    Anders Hermansen is very hands-on and pragmatic in his approach.

    Anders Hermansen is super responsive and professional. He provides big firm expertise and speed in a pleasant, attentive and very personal manner. He will likely appeal to most clients due to his unique mix of commercial sense, legal knowledge and great personality.

    Apart from being highly competent within Real Estate and Construction law from a theoretical point of view, the team is able to understand the client’s goal from a commercial point of view and guide you to achieve that goal.

    Skau Reipurth is highly specialised within the field of Real Estate and Construction, represented by a number of rising stars among the partners which have all worked several years for the largest Danish law firms.

    Providing “stellar advice”, the team at Skau Reipurth handles real estate and construction transactional work as well as dispute resolution mandates. On the construction side, practice co-heads Peter Dianati and Jeppe Reipurth are experienced litigators and certified construction arbitrators, while Anders Hermansen leads the firm’s real estate efforts, handling complex transactions involving residential and office properties. The group acts for a broad client base, ranging from contractors and cooperative housing societies to professional investors and manufacturers.

    The real estate and construction team provides high-end advice with a boutique feel. Stellar advice with a personal twist and you always feel like a high priority with this team. Super responsive and attention to client needs.

    Anders Hermansen stands out as one of the best real estate advisers I have experienced, not just in Denmark but on an international scale. Makes complicated processes simple and is a key success factor in getting the deal through. I would recommend him in a heart beat!

    I have used Skau Reipurth for many years and I still feel I am getting the best treatment and help I need and I have never felt anything was missing, quite the contrary.

  • Chambers Europe

    Chambers Europe (2014, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

    Vibrant, up-and-coming real estate practice. Noted for its construction ability, including PPP projects and disputes. Regularly represents contractors.

    Advised IC Companys on all construction matters related to the establishment and refurbishment of its flagship store, in a deal worth DKK18 million.

    Department co-head Peter Dianati enters the rankings for the first time thanks to impressive market feedback. One source describes him as a ”highly skilled and pragmatic construction lawyer.” He is further praised for his hard work and commercial nous.

    Established firm recognised for its solid performance in construction-related real estate law. Particularly noted for its expertise in contract and agreement negotiations in regard to project development. Has significant experience acting for clients on construction disputes.

    Skau Reipurth is well placed in the Danish construction market, often advising on various large-scale infrastructure construction projects. The team also handles the construction of telecommunications networks and mixed-purpose buildings with expertise in the negotiations of construction and especially turnkey contracts. Furthermore, the firm convinces with its strength in arbitrations and litigations pertaining to complications in large construction projects. Construction companies, real estate developers and international private equity houses frequently seek the firm’s excellent services.