NJORD receives high ratings from Chambers and Partners

Chambers and Partners have just published their ratings of law firms and individual lawyers for 2019. Once again, several of NJORD’s departments have received high ratings, which show that NJORD is among the best, nationally as well as internationally.

Once again, we have been ranked in the categories Global, Europe, and High Net Worth with the departments Dispute Resolution (band 4), Intellectual Property (band 4), Shipping (band 2), and Private Wealth Law (band 2). Chambers and Partners write about the Dispute Resolution team:

”Broad department which handles insurance, maritime, media and administrative law issues as well as contentious matters in the food, pharmaceutical and shipping industries. Boasts an impressive roster of clients including multinational corporations.”

Clients describe the Intellectual Property team as “efficient, practical and pragmatic.”

Several of NJORD’s partners are highlighted as “Notable Practitioners.” Including Jeppe Brogaard Clausen, highlighted for Intellectual Property, Ulla Fabricius, highlighted for Shipping, Erik Larsson, highlighted for Real Estate: Construction, Thomas Ryhl, highlighted for Competition/European Law, and Therèse Kemp, highlighted for Private Wealth Law.

Once again, Ulla Fabricius is ranked in band 2 and receives great praise from her clients.

“According to clients, Ulla Fabricius is “friendly, solution-oriented and strategic. She has extensive experience in both contentious and non-contentious mandates, and often assists with cargo claims. She also frequently acts on ferry-related matters.” One client says: “She knows everything to do with shipping and transportation law.”

Once again, Therèse Kemp is ranked in band 1 in the category High Net Worth.

“Therèse Kemp is praised as “a dynamic and competent lawyer” by market sources. She frequently deals with succession matters, and is further noted for her experience in family law. One client says: “She is extremely focused and really brought both her experience and expertise to bear on my case.” The client adds: “She can see the big picture and is never intimated by the opposing side or judges.” She also handles numerous probate cases and is further praised as “a great analyser who also has the courage to stand up for her clients."

Furthermore, also NJORD’s Estonian department receives high ratings. The Estonian Employment department is ranked in band 2, and Katrin Sarap, Triinu Hiob and Karolina Ullman are highlighted as “Notable Practitioners.”

> See all the ratings here

Latest news

NJORD Estonia: Employer is liable for AI’s discriminative actions

Algorithms have established themselves in almost every field of life and economy. Various automated programs have also become part of the process in recruitment and employing staff, respectively, with or without big data analysis. The use of such technologies in recruitment or in the assessment of work processes, in general, should take into account both the protection of personal data and the prevention of discrimination.

NJORD Estonia: Should we regulate artificial intelligence?

Businesses invest billions of dollars into artificial intelligence (AI) development, which has caused relevant government institutions to advance research into AI strategies. Therefore, the hype around AI has also led to the discussion on the need for regulation in the field. Elon Musk’s dispute with Mark Zuckerberg has brought the subject to the general public’s attention. The former insists on regulating AI and the latter sees only benefits, not threats. You can find different opinions on this issue online.

Get the latest legal news

We gladly share our knowledge with you. Subscribe to our newsletters.

Subscribe here