DENMARK'S LEADING LAW FIRM SPECIALISING IN CONSTRUCTION

In Molt Wengel we use contracts to create custom made and value adding solutions. We combine legal expertise with hands-on experience and have Denmark's largest team of construction law specialists.

We can handle all matters including arbitration, tenders, contracts, disputes with advisors or contractors, alternative dispute resolution or cooperative contracting.

We aim for effective solutions rather than legal deadlocks, and we know that close cooperation is the key to excellent results. We are accountable and transparent, and we work hard to understand your organisation, internal procedures and strategic goals.

When you work with Molt Wengel, you experience a dedicated and engaged strategic advisory team that does not compromise in relation to the quality of advice or the results achieved.

OUR SPECIALISTS

When you work with large or complex construction, legal advice is of paramount importance. It is vital for scheduling, budgeting and the result of the project at large to take action from the beginning and make the right decisions from before conceptual design, through the project and until taking over.

Involving Molt Wengel from an early stage will create the best possible conditions for collaboration, handling risks, reducing waste and risk of conflicts. We are strategic advisors who assist you on daily basis and have a holistic approach to your requirements. Both as regards current matters and your future needs.

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Attorney-at-law & Head of International Construction

Steffen

Steffen Hebsgaard Muff is one of the leading Danish experts on FIDIC-based contracts and is highly proficient in contract management, dispute resolution and strategic planning. He has over 10 years of experience advising international contractors working in Denmark and Danish contractors working abroad.

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Attorney-at-law & Chief Engagement Manager

Heidi

Heidi Melchiorsen has a wide-ranging legal knowledge and strategic understanding that makes her one of Denmark's top construction law partners. She is solution-oriented, drawing on her expertise and experience with mediation and alternative negotiations to resolve disputes and settlement negotiations.

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Attorney-at-law & Strategic Lead

Christian

Christian Molt Wengel is one of Denmark’s leading specialists in construction law. As a skilled legal advisor and negotiator with over 25 years of experience, his extensive legal knowledge combines with a profound understanding of the technical aspects of construction and civil works.

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MOLT WENGEL

"BUDGET OVERRUNS AND DELAYS ARE COMMON FOR MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, EVEN WHEN YOU AIM TO MITIGATE POTENTIAL RISKS. THIS IS WHERE WE WANT TO MAKE A TANGIBLE DIFFERENCE. "

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OUR PROJECTS

Since 2005, we have provided advice and added value to more than 4.000 projects across industries.

We have worked with numerous international companies, establishing production and lab facilities, both domestically and abroad. Our proficiency also covers renewable construction projects where we have worked intensively with both onshore and offshore projects.

As Denmark’s most specialized construction lawyers we not only have international project experience. Molt Wengel’s core strength lies within our leading market position in Denmark – competencies that enable us to set the scene for international contractors wishing to operate in Denmark. Our in-depth knowledge, experience, and well-established network provides a solid starting point for understanding and succeeding with tenders and future projects on Danish ground.

LAB FACILITIES, FACTORIES AND PRODUCTION

We have solid experience in advising global employers in design and construction contracts, project management, insurance, claims management, price increases, requirement for time extension and force majeure etc. PPP and Integrated Project Delivery are also among our key competences.

CONTRACTOR, DREDGING AND MARINE

We advise in the construction of tunnels, bridges, natural gas pipelines and offshore wind farms. Our expertise cover claims for payment of extra work, partial delivery procedures, unforeseen soil conditions, price increases, handling of defects, handling of foreign workforce, extension of time, insurance, and projecting liability.

INFRASTRUCTURE AND OFF SHORE PROJECTS

We provide strategic and legal advice in various areas such as tenders and tender strategies, preparation of construction contracts and consultancy agreements, as well as advice on insurance and legal risk management.

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    General Conditions (AB)

    Projects in Denmark are mainly based on standard contracts named General Conditions.

    We have written the acknowledged 1.000 pages law commentary on General Conditions on Building and Construction Works and Supplies.

    The standard contracts consists of standard contracts for:

    • Building and Construction Works Designed by the Employer AB 18 (comparable to FIDIC Red Book)
    • Design Build, Building and Construction Works designed by the Contractor, ABT 18 (comparable to FIDIC Yellow Book)
    • Building and Construction Works Designed by the Employer for small projects, AB Abridged (comparable to FIDIC Green Book).
    • Consultancy Service for Building and Construction Works, ABR 18 (comparable to FIDIC White Book).

    We have written the law commentary on General Conditions on Buidling and Construction Works and Supplies.

    AB 18 (ENG)

    OUR AMBITION

    OUR AMBITION

    We create a sustainable construction industry.

    We develop the way we collaborate.

    We release the digital potential.