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Attorney of the Danish High Courts, partner

Claus Ryberg Hoffmann

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crh@skaureipurth.com
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Claus Ryberg Hoffmann advises on company law and commercial law in general and he assists Danish and international clients in this respect, including drafting of commercial contracts and agreements, investments, transactions, dispute resolution and litigation. He also advises on compliance and legal risk management and has particular expertise in anti-corruption, export control, trade restrictions and financial crime.

Claus Ryberg Hoffmann has also considerable experience advising associations and commercial and charitable foundations in matters concerning interpretation of and changes to statutes, transactions and extraordinary dispositions, establishment, mergers, dissolutions, etc. Claus Ryberg Hoffmann is also an experienced board member and administrator of several Danish foundations and he is also an experienced lecturer in the aspects of being a board member.

Claus Ryberg Hoffmann worked at the Danish Prosecution Service and the Department of the Danish Ministry of Justice. He has taught the course ”criminal law and criminal procedure” at the University of Copenhagen and he has significant experience advising clients in this respect, including the handling of charges and indictments against companies and litigation in this respect.

Claus Ryberg Hoffmann speaks English and the Scandinavian languages.

Work experience

2015 –Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab
2008 – 2015Plesner Law Firm
2006 – 2008The Danish Ministry of Justice

Educational background

2014Right to appear before the Danish High Courts
2009 Admission to practise law
2001Master of Laws, the University of Copenhagen

  • The Danish Association for Corporate Law
  • Contribution to “Erhvervsstrafferet” (”Corporate Criminal Law”), pp 359-400, 2015 (co-author)
  • Contribution to “Anti-Corruption Regulation – in 43 jurisdictions worldwide”, pp 63-67, 2015 (co-author)
  • “PLC – Corporate crime, fraud and investigations guide in Denmark”
  • Contribution to Børsens Bestyrelseshåndbøger, section 10.4, on Risk Management and Compliance, Børsen, 2013 (co-author)
  • “Extraordinary transactions in commercial foundations – section 21(3) of the Danish Act on Commercial Foundations”, the journal Revision og Regnskabsvæsen no 12, 2011

Ratings

  • The Legal 500

    Legal 500

    Recent highlights include (…) Claus Ryberg Hoffmann handling Evendo International’s contracts with its private investors.

  • The Legal 500

    Legal 500

    The “partner-driven” team at Skau Reipurth acts for buyers and sellers on domestic and cross-border M&A and has notable experience in incorporations and general corporate and commercial issues. (…) which also includes commercial contracts specialist Claus Ryberg Hoffmann (…).

  • The Legal 500

    Legal 500

    Skau Reipurth’s “swift and efficient” team is experienced in assisting domestic and foreign businesses with cross-border transactions, including company and contract law.

  • The Legal 500

    Legal 500 (2016, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2022)

    Claus Ryberg Hoffmann is recommended as regards Commercial, Corporate and M&A.

    Skau Reipurth Advokatpartnerselskab’s team is headed by Peter Skau-Andersen, who is experienced in handling all aspects of M&A, including conducting due diligence, drafting contracts and negotiating. Claus Ryberg Hoffmann joined from Plesner.

    Skau Reipurth’s “swift and efficient” team is experienced in assisting domestic and foreign businesses with cross-border transactions, including company and contract law.

    Recent highlights include (…) Claus Ryberg Hoffmann handling Evendo International’s contracts with its private investors.

    The “partner-driven” team at Skau Reipurth acts for buyers and sellers on domestic and cross-border M&A and has notable experience in incorporations and general corporate and commercial issues. (…) which also includes commercial contracts specialist Claus Ryberg Hoffmann (…).

    Skau Reipurth acts for both buyers and sellers on a national and international scale. (…) Claus Ryberg Hoffmann (…) are other key practitioners, handling commercial and contract law as well as compliance and legal risk management issues.