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Claus Andersen


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Claus is a partner in our Corporate & Commercial and Life Sciences teams. He deals with all aspects of corporate and commercial work for corporate clients, limited companies, businesses, private individuals and trade organisations.

About Claus

Claus was admitted to the High Courts of Denmark and the Copenhagen Maritime and Commercial Court in 2003. In addition, he was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in February 2008 and became a partner at Royds LLP in August 2011.

Claus has substantial experience in areas including company law, commercial contracts and finance, with particular emphasis on shareholders agreements, distribution agreements, general commercial contracts, the Bribery Act 2010 and the Exemption rules of the FSMA (Financial Promotion) order.


Claus is a member of the Danish Law Society.

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Partner at Royds Solicitors, Claus Andersen, has been exclusively selected to speak at an official Copenhagen Compliance event in Denmark on 2 June 2016.

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Royds Withy King’s Life Sciences team and Medicon Valley Alliance are delighted to invite you to a discussion roundtable event on key ‘need to know’ issues for the UK Life Sciences industry at our London office.

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