EMPLOYEES

Partner

Thomas Birch

Thomas graduated in law in 1999 and was admitted to the Danish bar in 2002. In 2003 he was granted a right of audience before the High Courts of Denmark and in 2012 before the Supreme Court of Denmark. Thomas has significant specialist expertise in virtually every key area of insurance and the law of damages, expertise acquired through his law studies, basic lawyers’ training, continuous supplementary training and more than 25 years of working in and for the insurance industry. His legal training and career have also taken him to Switzerland, Germany, the USA and England. For more than 20 years, Thomas has litigated and arbitrated cases before the Danish courts and tribunals, representing businesses, insurers, public bodies and private individuals. Moreover, in 2015 Thomas completed the training programme hosted by the Association of Danish Law Firms, thereby becoming a certified arbitrator.

Languages: Danish, English, German and the other Scandinavian languages

Attorney

Anne Utke

Anne graduated in law in 2008 and was admitted to the bar in 2012. In 2017 she was granted a right of audience before the High Courts of Denmark. Anne has been working on law issues relating to insurance and damages since 2005, and through the years, she has acquired extensive knowledge of key law issues relating to insurance law and the law of damages – spanning from the drafting of conditions and clauses and claims handling to the practical and strategic aspects of litigation before the courts.

Languages: Danish, English and the other Scandinavian languages.

Attorney

Louise Høgh Jørgensen

Louise graduated in law from the University of Copenhagen in 2008 and has 11 years of experience from the courts as assistant judge at the district courts and at the Maritime and Commercial Court in Copenhagen. Louise has special interest in and knowledge of commercial and finance law, and in addition to her court work, she also has experience from the financial services sector, having worked with the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority and a financial institution.

Languages: Danish, English and the other Scandinavian languages.

Attorney

Rasmus Estrup

Rasmus graduated in law from the University of Copenhagen in 2020. Rasmus has been working with the law of damages and insurance law since 2014, including professional liability, management liability and tort law, and he has experience in litigating and counseling within other aspects of business law.

Languages: Danish, English and the other Scandinavian languages.

Assistant Attorney

Alexandra Malou Wiese

Alexandra graduated in law from the University of Copenhagen in 2020 . During and after her studies, Alexandra has built up wide experience at the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, a major insurance company and Labour Market Insurance (AES). Alexandra has a keen interest and extensive knowledge of insurance law and the law of damages − areas of the law in which she has continued to develop her expertise after having finished her studies.

Languages: Danish, English and the other Scandinavian languages.

Assistant Attorney

Katrine Bjørk Olesen

Katrine graduated in law from the University of Copenhagen in 2022 and has a special interest in insurance and tort law. Katrine has extensive experience from the insurance industry where she has worked in a pension fund as well as in an insurance company with a wide range of claims types.

Languages: Danish, English and the other Scandinavian languages.

Head of administration

Nourhan Hajjo

Nourhan is functioning as administrative support to the office’s lawyers. Nourhan is Bachelor of Public Administration with working experience from both the City Court and Eastern High Court. Thus, she has insight in all aspects of litigation and administration related to civil case law.

Languages: Danish, English, Arabic and the other Scandinavian Languages.

Legal secretary

Mette Haue Christensen

Mette is our legal secretary and as such supporting the office's lawyers managing primarily court cases but also claims handling as well as administrative tasks. Mette has great insight in solving versatile administrative tasks, from her long working experience in the financial sector.

Languages: Danish, English, German, and the other Scandinavian Languages.

Finance/trainee

Johanne Simonsen

Johanne is the head of finance. She has extensive experience from the real estate industry, where she worked as a real estate agent with focus on finance. Along on the side, Johanne studies law at University of Southern Denmark.

Languages: Danish, English, and the other Scandinavian Languages.

Office assistant

Lara Newton

Lara is our versatile office assistant who supports the office with practical and administrative work.

Languages: Danish, English, and the other Scandinavian Languages.

CONTACT

BIRCH ADVOKATFIRMA
Gammel Strandvej 16, 1
2990 Nivå

+45 8230 7022
info@birch-law.dk

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