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Thomas Åkerstrøm Trapp-Nielsen

With a proactive and solution oriented approach to the work as an attorney, Thomas always has a strong focus on finding the best solution for his clients and business partners within his areas of expertise.

Areas of Practice

Thomas Åkerstrøm Trapp-Nielsen specialises within Shipping and Maritime and Transport law, advising industry stakeholders regarding inter alia charter parties, ship building- and repair contracts, sale and purchase of ships, ship finance, transport of goods and transport- and logistic agreements. With his background in the Danish shipping industry and through his years of practising law, Thomas has acquired in-depth commercial insight  within his areas of expertise, which he draws on when advising and acting as sparring partner to ship owners, yards, freight forwarders, transport buyers, P&I clubs and insurance companies in solving matters in the most proactive and cost efficient way. 

Thomas has an international focus in his work advising on international trade and on- and offshore industries including wind technology. Thomas’ experience  includes inter alia negotiating and drafting supplier- and sales contracts, O&M agreements as well as drafting standard T&Cs and NDAs.

Furthermore Thomas’ work include all aspects of insurance and tort law, resolution of commercial disputes and he regularly represents clients in litigation and arbitration disputes. Thomas’ experience also includes matters regarding private international law focusing on recognition and enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitration awards.


Educational Background

Master's Degree (LLM) - University of Copenhagen 2014

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) - Aarhus Universitet 2012

The Extended Shipping Education - Esbjerg Business Academy 2009


Career History

Kirk Larsen & Ascanius, June 2021 –

KK Wind Solutions, September 2020 – May 2021

Kromann Reumert, January 2015 – August 2020

Skuld, December 2012 – December 2014




CMI Danmark – Den danske Søretsforening

Young CMI Denmark (Board Member since 2017)

Syddansk Logistik Forum

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