Jan Hvarre specialises in technology and energy, and the interface between these industries. He became a partner with Kromann Reumert in 2008.
Jan has worked intensively with the wind turbine industry for more than 12 years, including agreements on the supply and servicing of wind turbines, the development or acquisition of wind turbines or wind turbine projects at different stages, and regulatory matters and disputes relating to the wind turbine industry.
Jan has assisted clients in Danish and international negotiations for the sale, purchase and establishment of onshore and offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of more than 10,000 MW. He has negotiated and drafted contracts for the purchase of some of the world's largest offshore wind turbines, including both framework agreements and project specific FIDIC-based procurement contracts for wind farms such as Anholt, Walney, London Array, Borkum Riffgrund, Gode Wind and others.
In addition, Jan advises technology companies and IT buyers on the drafting and negotiation of technology supply and service agreements, as well as agreements on software rights, R&D and similar issues. He also assists clients in transactions for the sale or purchase of technology companies.
Jan is acknowledged for always taking a solution- and results-oriented approach, whether in contractual negotiations or dispute resolution. Bringing together an in-depth understanding of the technology and wind turbine industries and their regulation with the ability to foster a positive and results-driven negotiating environment, Jan ensures that his clients obtain the most optimal and enduring solutions available.
Chambers Europe 2020
Jan Hvarre is primarily active in the renewable energy sector, acting on mergers and the lender side of cross-border financing mandates. One source notes he is "second to none" in contract negotiations.
Energy and infrastrucure, Highly regarded
Competent, professional, skilled. Jan Hvarre has very good market knowledge and is very good at seeking solutions.
Legal 500 2019
Kromann Reumert is praised by clients as 'the best and most experienced firm in IT' with 'the largest group of lawyers at all levels of seniority'. A key figure is Jan Hvarre.
Chambers Europe 2019
Jan Hvarre is an experienced practitioner and he receives regular mandates relating to wind turbines. One interviewee considers him "straightforward and easy to work with," while another notes: "He is very specialised and knows his area well."
I have used Jan Hvarre on several occasions. He is among the very best in Denmark within the renewables sector including solar and wind turbines. He responds quickly and I appreciate his market knowledge and pragmatic approach.
Chambers Europe 2018
Jan Hvarre is recognised for his strong work across all matters related to energy, including regulatory, transactional and contentious work. He is particularly active in advising on projects in the wind turbine industry. Clients appreciate his guidance and commercial acumen on projects, valuing his "excellent advice, which definitely addresses the commercial side of things; he has the expertise and market knowledge."
Legal 500 2017
Kromann Reumert’s ‘top’ team has notable financing experience. The team includes Jan Hvarre.
Chambers Europe 2017
Energy & Natural Resources
Jan Hvarre is based in Aarhus and is particularly noted for his expertise in the wind turbine industry, advising on regulatory matters and dispute resolution.
Jan Hvarre is ranked as a leading lawyer within the fields of Energy & Infrastructure, Project Development and M&A.
Chambers Europe 2016
Jan Hvarre is noted for his expertise in renewables, particularly wind power. He represented DONG Energy in its acquisition of 32 wind turbines from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. His practice includes project development and the sale and purchase of renewable energy assets.
Jan Hvarre is ranked as a leading lawyer within the fields of Energy & Infrastructure, Project Development, and M&A.
Legal 500 2015
Jan Hvarre advises on wind turbine sourcing and onshore wind farms transactions.
Legal 500 2014
Jan Hvarre is advising DONG Energy on the public tender to supply and service 154 offshore wind turbines.
Chambers Europe 2014
Sources recommend Aarhus-based partner Jan Hvarre for his specialist expertise on wind energy projects.
Energy and infrastructure
Jan Hvarre is recommended.