Welcome to ILN-terviews, a series of profiles of ILN member firm attorneys, designed to give a unique insight into the lawyers who make up our Network.
For our latest interview, we chose ILN member, Henning von Lillienskjold of DAHL Law Firm in Denmark.
In one sentence, how would you describe your practice?
Dahl is a full service, business law firm with specialists in all areas of business law.
Who would be your typical client?
Mid-sized and large companies from Denmark and northern Europe.
What would you like clients and potential clients to know about you?
That I am commercial in my approach to giving advice and deliver on time.
What has been your most challenging case? Why?
My most challenging case was a large transaction involving 140 entities and where the buyer backed off on the day of signing.
What has been your proudest moment as a lawyer?
Every time a deal is closed and my advice has added value to the client - other than just drafting documents.
What do you do when you're not practicing law?
I like skiing and sailing (I have competed in many of the major sailboat classes) and otherwise, I relax in my summer cottage with my family.
What would surprise people most about you?
Probably that I can play the trumpet or that I know how to repair a car engine.
What has been your most memorable ILN experience?
My most memorable ILN experience is my first meeting in N.Y. and the dinner we had at Ellis Island.
What career would you have chosen if you weren't a lawyer?
I think it would have been some kind of engineering.
If a movie were made out of your life, who would you want to play you?
Jim Carrey :)
How would you like to be remembered?
Honest and trustworthy.