Team Leader, DenmarkAnja Staugaard

13 years of experience in labor and employment law, including data protection. Anja Staugaard Jensen is one of the partners heading our affiliate’s Employment Law Team. She advises Danish as well as international clients. Anja has vast experience in advising all types of companies in connection with employment law issues and disputes of every kind.

Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Accura Partner: 2010  - Present 
  • Associated Partner, Rønne & Lundgren, 2008 – 2010
  • Attorney, Kromann Reumert, 2000 – 2008


  • Master's degree, Law, Aarhus Universitet, Denmark 1994 – 2000
  • Erasmus, Law, UniversitĂ  di Bologna, 1998 – 1998

Languages: Danish, English, Scandinavian languages, Italian

Professional Memberships: 

  • Admitted to Danish Bar in 2003 Danish Bar and Law Society
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • The Danish Association for Employment Law Attorneys (Foreningen for Ansættelsesretsadvokater)


On a regular basis, Anja gives courses for HR managers and other persons responsible for human resources on various labor and employment law issues. She also teaches the education programme for assistant attorneys (advokatfuldmægtiguddannelsen).


  • Listed in Chambers & Partners in 2011 & 2012 for Employment Law.



Our Danish affiliate is one of the country leaders in international law, with thorough knowledge of the complex legal structures of the European Union. The team can advise on any issue related to business and labor law. Our affiliate’s lawyers are experts on mergers and acquisitions, real estate, banking and finance, capital markets and restructuring and insolvency, among many other areas. With years of experience helping clients build a stronger business, the team can guide companies at any stage of establishing a presence through Denmark’s many business law regulations.

Labor and Employment Practice:

Our counsel has extensive experience in all aspects of labor and employment law. With experience counseling clients through some of the largest transactions in the market, the team is a leader on national and international labor law. The firm’s lawyers regularly work in mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and lay-offs, remuneration plans, risk management and company policies. In addition, the firm can provide foreign employees with help on business immigration issues, assisting them to obtain any documentation needed to work in Denmark.

The Plus - Business Law Practice:

Our Danish team stays informed of changes in the global marketplace, and brings that knowledge to each client’s business environment. Accordingly, the team is equipped to provide advice and counsel on any legal question related to doing business in Denmark. The team’s lawyers can provide specialized advice in all business law practice areas including banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and commercial, environment, EU & competition, infrastructure M&A and real estate amongst many other practice areas.

The firm works with domestic and international clients from a diverse range of industry sectors, including finance, real estate, private equity, service, retail, energy, telecommunications and life science.

Key Facts:

  • Location: Copenhagen
  • Size: 19 equity Partners, 95 Associates
  • Business Law Practice Areas: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Corporate and Commercial; Employment; Environment; EU and Competition; Infrastructure; Insolvency and Restructuring; IPR and Technology; M&A; Private Equity; Real Estate.
  • Languages: Danish, English, French, German and Scandinavian languages


  • Recommended by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and numerous other legal guides and directories for excellence in a wide array of business law practice areas.