Name: Morten Schwartz Nielsen
Firm Name: Lund Elmer Sandager
Country: Denmark
Expertise: Dispute Resolution

Telephone: +45 33 300 271
Mobile: +45 21 678 203

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Professional Biography:

Morten Schwartz Nielsen is our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution expert in Denmark on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Morten directly using the contact details listed above.

Morten is a litigation attorney and specialises in commercial disputes before all court instances and arbitration tribunals. As an acknowledged expert within finance law, particularly in leasing, he has written several articles and books on the subject. Morten also advises on corporate law, securities law, M&A, distribution agreements and carries out board assignments.

Morten specialises in complex litigation and arbitration disputes by successfully setting out the case strategy, assessing the likelihood of a successful outcome, and maintaining control of the case as it progresses. His cases have included shareholder class-actions for recovery of losses and the defending of directors against liability claims.

Morten has served as interim judge with the Eastern High Court, where he gained particular insight on how to conduct litigation in an efficient manner.

Morten Schwartz Nielsen assists a large number of companies – especially within the financial sector and has extensive experience with cross-border cases. Furthermore, Morten serves on a considerable number of boards of directors and in positions of trust. In 2009, he received a grant in recognition of an extraordinary effort for the benefit of the legal profession.


  • Executive Board Programme, Scandinavian Executive Institute – INSEAD, 2019
  • Negotiation course, Harvard University 2018
  • Diploma in Business Excellency (DBE), Copenhagen Business School 2014
  • Columbia Business School 2013
  • Law Firm Management 2012
  • Admitted to the Danish Bar 2004
  • Master of Law, University of Copenhagen 2001

Firm Overview:

Lund Elmer Sandager is a full-service, competitive law firm with talented, competent employees who proudly advise clients on commercial issues and legislation in line with the firm’s tradition and long-standing history.

Our ambition is to provide all our clients with the best counselling possible, conducted in a highly professional and ethical manner based on personal, long-lasting relationships and with efficient digital solutions.

Through many years of working with international clients, we have gained comprehensive experience and thorough knowledge of international matters. Our international collaborations have furthermore given us excellent conditions to establish close personal relations with leading law firms throughout Europe and America benefitting our clients in an ever more globalised and commercial environment.

We value strong and long-lasting client relationships, just as we aim to always offer actionable and to-the-point practical legal advice.