Gorrissen Federspiel appoints new partner

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As of 1 January 2022, managing counsel Morten Berggreen, will be appointed partner at Gorrissen Federspiel.

Morten Berggreen joined Gorrissen Federspiel in 2010 as a law student and has since been an assistant attorney, attorney and most recently managing counsel, where he has completed special leadership training targeted at managers at Gorrissen Federspiel.

He is part of the Shipping/Offshore/Transportation practice group, where he advises, among others, The Blue Denmark as well as international maritime companies and financial institutions.

“With the appointment of Morten, we gain a partner of real GF calibre to help drive and develop our Shipping/Offshore/Transportation group – one of the cornerstones of Gorrissen Federspiel. From early on Morten has demonstrated both strong professional and leadership skills, and with his financial as well as legal background he shows great understanding of clients’ needs”, says Martin André Dittmer, Managing Partner at Gorrissen Federspiel.

The appointment of Morten Berggreen comes in the wake of a period of high demand for legal services in the field of shipping and transportation, which includes a strong focus on transactions and the green transition.

“Gorrissen Federspiel has long been the leading legal adviser to the shipping industry. With Morten’s appointment we are well equipped to keep pace with developments in the industry. At the same time, we have started the process of securing the next generation of strong shipping competencies as well as the next generation of partners”, says Martin André Dittmer about the appointment.

Morten Berggreen (38), Shipping/Offshore/Transportation

Morten Berggreen holds a Business Administration and Commercial Law degree from Copenhagen Business School (2006), a Master of Laws degree from the University of Copenhagen (2011) and a Master of Business Administration and Auditing degree from Copenhagen Business School (2012). He previously worked at PwC and was seconded to the law firm Watson Farley & Williams in London.

He is based at our offices in Axel Towers in Copenhagen. As part of the Shipping/Offshore/Transportation practice group, he advises on maritime transactions, shipbuilding, the purchase and sale of vessels and financing matters. He has particular experience in complex international restructurings and M&A transactions and has been involved in the majority of shipping-related M&A transactions in Denmark in recent years.

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