Peter Arnt Nielsen
Sankt Thomas Allé 1
1824 Frederiksberg C
TEL +45 26 22 88 22
Advocate Peter Arnt Nielsen is admitted to practice law by the Ministry of Justi-ce, and member of the Danish Bar and Law Society.
Advocates are subject to the Danish Bar and Law Society’s Authority and its dis-ciplinary system, the Code of Legal Ethics, and the Code of Conduct for Advo-cates (Art. 126 of the Administration of Justice Act), see advokatsamfundet.dk.
As required by the Danish Bar and Law Society, advocate Peter Arnt Nielsen has a liability insurance and a guarantee covering any legal practice. It is with HDI Danmark, Indiakaj 6, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, police no. 1560 8657 4611 4002.
The law firm is a one-man business.
Peter Arnt Nielsen's Standard Terms contains choice-of-law and choice-of-court clauses.
Unless agreed otherwise in writing, these Standard Terms apply.
Advocate Peter Arnt Nielsen (pan) is subject to professional secrecy. Any infor-mation from or regarding clients is treated as confidential.
2. Conflict of interest or of loyalty
pan does not undertake an assignment if a conflict of interest or of loyalty could arise.
3. Client Funds
3.1. Client Funds are deposited on separate client accounts with Sydbank in compliance with Danish legislation. Interests accrued belong to the client. A Cli-ent Fund may be used to settle future fees, disbursements and costs.
3.2. Client Funds are protected by the Act on Guarantee Scheme for Depositors and Investors (Lov om indskyder- og investorgarantiordning). pan is not liable for any loss of Client Funds that may result from the insolvency of any bank with which Client Funds are deposited.
4.1. pan’s fee is determined on the basis of the time spent on the assignment, the nature of the assignment, the complexity of the assignment and its importan-ce to the client, the values involved, the outcome of the assignment, and the lia-bility exposure.
4.2. Upon receipt of an assignment, pan gives an estimate of the expected fee and costs. If the fee etc is expected to exceed the estimate, pan immediately in-forms the client thereof.
4.3. pan examines to what extent a client can receive public legal aid or insuran-ce cover for legal costs. If the fee is to be paid provisionally or finally out of pub-lic funds or by an insurance company, the client will be advised of the principles for determining the fee and of the potential consequences for the client.
5. Invoice, costs, and security
5.1. pan invoices the client, when the assignment has been completed. Continu-ous assistance and assignments of long duration are invoiced quarterly. VAT is added pursuant to Danish VAT legislation. Payment two weeks after invoice da-te.
5.2. The client must prepay costs. Costs are charged separately to the client.
5.3. For mediation and arbitration, the parties shall provide security for pan's fee and costs.The security is deposited on a separate client account, see clause 3. If a party fails to provide security, the other party may provide the security in full. The parties are jointly and severally liable for the fee and costs.
5.4. In other cases than mediation and arbitration, pan may demand that the client provides security for pan's fees and costs. The security is deposited on a separate client account, see clause 3.
6. Use of services
6.1. pan’s services are targeted at each individual assignment and are accor-dingly not to be used for any other purpose without pan’s explicit prior consent.
6.2. Original documents are handed over to the client upon completion of the as-signment. The files are kept for five years from the date of invoice.
7. Completion of the assignment before agreed
pan reserves the right to discontinue an assignment if the credit period of an in-voice has been exceeded with four weeks; the client does not settle an invoice; the client becomes insolvent; pan finds that it cannot be responsible for handling the case, or if it is in the interest of the client that the cooperation is terminated.
8. Limitation of liability, limitation, and insurance cover
8.1. Subject to paragraphs 2, 3, and 4, pan is liable for its services in accordan-ce with the general rules of Danish law, and pan is covered by a statutory pro-fessional liability insurance.
8.2. pan’s liability is limited to an amount equivalent to 5 times the fee (ex VAT) for the assignment, and not more than 2.5 million DKK per assignment. pan’s liability does not comprise financial consequential losses, including, but not limit-ed to, operating loss, loss of data, lost earnings, goodwill, image, etc., or any other indirect loss.
8.3. A commercial client's claim for damages against pan will become timebarred 12 months after the client became or ought to have become aware of the cir-cumstances on which the claim is based.
8.4. pan is not liable for mistakes or faults committed by advisors that pan has referred the client to, or for mistakes or faults committed by sub-contractors that pan in agreement with the client has passed on parts of the assignment to.
9. Complaints and disputes, choice of law, and choice of court
9.1. pan is subject to the rules of the Danish Bar and Law Society on com-plaints against advocates and to the competence of the Disciplinary Board (Ad-vokatnævnet). The Board handles complaints concerning fees and conduct, see advokatnævnet.dk.
9.2. Any dispute between a client and pan is governed solely by Danish law.
9.3. Any dispute between a client and pan, including claims for payment of fe-es, disbursements and costs, and for liability, can only be brought before Danish courts, which shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
1. Data responsible
Advocate Peter Arnt Nielsen (pan) is responsible for treatment of personal data.
2. Provision of services and personal data protection
2.1. Personal data is used to communicate with the client, process the assign-ment, and to effect possible registrations with the authorities. Personal data is in particular name, civil registration number, position, e-mail, telephone number, address, and employment matters. It may be necessary to handle personal data when effecting registrations with the authorities, e.g. through virk.dk and minrets-sag.dk. In some assignments, i.a. court mediations, sensitive personal data, e.g. about health, may be handled. The parties or authorities may provide this in-formation.
2.2. As a general rule, personal data is stored for five years after the completion of the assignment, but in certain cases the information may be stored for a shor-ter or longer period of time.
2.3. pan provides professional training, but these courses, lectures, and semi-nars are arranged entirely by the customer, and pan is not data responsible for such courses, lectures, and seminars.
3. Recipients of personal data
3.1. Personal data is treated confidentially and is not passed on to others, as pan is subject to professional secrecy. However, the information may, as part of processing the assignment, be passed on to the counterpart, authorities, courts, or an arbitral tribunal etc.
3.2. Personal data is not transferred to States outside the EU/EEC, unless this is done to a specific client, counterpart, authorities, courts, or an arbitral tribunal in accordance with the Data Protection Regulation, article 49(1)(b)-(e).
5. Your rights
Under the Data Protection Regulation, a client has the following rights:
Money Laundering Prevention
1. Money laundering control
1.1. Under the Danish Money Laundering Prevention Statute, a client may be asked to provide documentation for the client’s identity or to contribute to identi-fying the real owners of an employee in respect of value transactions and creati-on of client accounts.
1.2. A money laundering control will cause the client to hand over a number of ordinary personal data, including name, civil registration number, address, place of birth, and nationality, and the client will be must confirm them, e.g. by a copy of the client’s passport, driver’s license, or health insurance card. In some cases, there may be a need for further documentation. This information will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Regulation article 6(1)(c). In certain situ-ations, sensitive personal data may be handled, which will be done in accordan-ce with article 9(2)(g) of the Regulation.
1.3. When setting up a client account, the personal data received will be shared with Sydbank.
2. Duty to report
2.1. If an authority, e.g. the Danish State Prosecutor for Serious Economic or In-ternational Crime or the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority, contacts pan concerning a transaction, pan is under the Money Laundering Prevention Statute obliged to pass on pan's information about the transaction to the requesting au-thority.
2.2. pan is obliged to examine transactions if pan suspects that they are related to money laundering or financing of terrorism and to notify the Danish State Pro-secutor for Serious Economic or International Crime or the Danish Law and Bar Society about the transactions.