Susanne Beck Nielsen († 2015)

Partner | Advokat | Lawyer
Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Denmark

Our partner, co-founder, colleague and boss passed away on 11th January 2015 following a short and severe illness. She had a decisive effect on our law firm and her vibrant personality will continue to make a positive impact on our work. We are eternally grateful for everything Susanne has given to us.

Professional Experience

Susanne specialised in cross-border commercial law and advised both Danish and German clients. She also advised investors and banks on investment in real estate in both Denmark and Germany from the set-up of the deal through all business decisions, including financing. She was member of our Renewable Group which assists our clients in all matters concerning the area of wind and solar energy.
Moreover, Susanne gave lectures in both Denmark and Germany on Danish/German legal matters.


The Scandinavian languages, German,  English

Professional qualifications

Rechtsanwältin 2005
Europäische Rechtsanwältin 2002
Diploma in Advanced International Legal Studies
Admitted to the bar / Advokat 1987
Master of Law 1984
University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California, USA
University of Aarhus

Community Activities

Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Denmark
Lobbyist for Hamburgische Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft (Hamburg Business Development Corporation)
Goodwill Ambassador for Copenhagen Capacity and for Wonderful Copenhagen
Goodwill Ambassador for Hamburg
Syndic for Dansk Sømandskirke Hamborg (Danish Seamen’s Church in Hamburg)
Member of the board of Dansk Business Club e.V. (Danish Business Club in Hamburg)
Vice Chairperson of the Danish Hospital Foundation


Advokatsamfundet (Danish Bar Association)
Hamburgischer Anwaltverein e.V. (Bar Association)

Supervisory Board Memberships

Member of several supervisory boards, e.g. of Sydbank A/S