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Anne Buhl Bjelke

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Anne Buhl Bjelke specialises in insurance law and dispute resolution

For several years, Anne has established corporate and regulatory insurance law as her separate field of expertise, and she is now an acknowledged expert within this field of law. 

With professionalism, Anne advises general and life insurance companies in Denmark and abroad, focusing on the commercial challenges and opportunities for the industry as such. Her advisory services include regulatory insurance law and insurance mediation. She also has special knowledge of financial sector regulation.

Anne is an experienced litigator and has argued many cases before the courts, and she has with great conviction conducted several cases on professional liability, D&O liability and product liability as well as insurance cover.

Even at a young age, Anne was a recognised legal expert, which is illustrated by her being admitted to the list of young talents of corporate Denmark in Berlingske Nyhedsmagasin's "Talent 100" at the age of 35. A few years later, she was admitted as a "Leading individual" within insurance law by Legal500.



The Team


  • Insurance
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Regulatory Issues
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  • Member of Procesbevillingsnævnet
  • Chair of the IBA's Insurance Regulation Subcommittee
  • Member, International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Member, Commitee Maritime Internationale (CMI)
  • Member, The Danish Association of Insurance Law
  • Member, The Insurance Association (Forsikringsforeningen)
  • External Examiner, The Danish Bar and Law Society's Trial Test (retssagsprøven)
  • Representative, Lloyd's General Representative in Denmark


  • Insurance Transfers in Europe – Chapter on Denmark, Clyde & Co LLP, 2012. Article
  • Privilege in Insurance Disputes: "Shielding Privileged Information in the Midst of a Sword Fight", International Bar Association, 2011. Article
  • The Litigation Process in Denmark, Terralex (EMEA Litigation Practice Group), 2010. Article
  • De nye regler om loft over fradragsretten for indbetalinger til ratepension og ophørende livrenter, Tidsskrift for Skatter og Afgifter, 2009. Article
  • Bødenedsættelse i kartelsager, Juristen, 2002. Article
  • Insurance Portfolio Transfers: "Move on and Let go" – Chapter on Denmark, International Bar Association, 2010. Article
  • Forældreansvarsloven – Notat om bevisbyrde, retsanvendelse og retssikkerhed i forældreansvarsloven, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2010. Book

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English


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Bech-Bruun advises on corporate and regulatory work, reinsurance and represents in insurance mediation as well as in litigation concerning the defence of claims. The practice’s litigation expertise includes professional indemnity, all-risk insurance, product liability, marine insurance and personal injury. The firm also advises on life insurances and workers’ compensation. Practice head Anne Buhl Bjelke assists international life and non-life insurance companies with product compliance, passporting and distribution through permanent establishments or by use of Danish insurance intermediaries.

Legal500, Insurance

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Anne Buhl Bjelke is second-to-none in advising in highly complex, high-value and matter of principle coverage disputes. Anne Buhl Bjelke is one of few Danish lawyers also advising on the regulatory aspects of the Insurance sector. She is analytically strong, pro-active and with an innovative mind-set which is quite rare for lawyers.’

Legal500, Insurance

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Anne Buhl Bjelke is an expert on insurance regulatory work. In relation to setting up insurance branches and in relation to the running of a branch or insurances companies. Absolute value for money when receiving advice from Anne.’

Legal 500, Insurance