Jens Rostock-Jensen specialises in litigation and arbitration within a broad commercial law context. Jens is a member of the Danish Government Standing Committee on Procedural Law. He also advises on insurance and tort law, particularly product liability, professional liability, and coverage matters. Jens became a partner in 1993 and heads Kromann Reumert's Litigation and Arbitration group.


Jens has conducted a series of pivotal and landmark cases for banks, mortgage credit institutions, and insurance companies. He was involved in the first class actions in Denmark. Jens also advises on aviation law, including liability, insurance, and concessions.


Jens regularly has acted as counsel and arbitrator in numerous domestic and international proceedings under the rule of The Danish Arbitration Institute, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC).


Jens attaches particular importance to understanding his clients' businesses fully in order to formulate the best strategy for each situation – financially as well as commercially. In his advice, Jens combines legal expertise with an ability to assess and plan each case down to the last detail, and present it in a compelling way.

To me, it is all about insight into our business, and about personal relations and chemistry when I buy legal assistance. SAS does not conduct "perhaps" cases or unnecessary cases; our ethical standards in this area are high, and so are Jens Rostock-Jensen's
- Senior Legal Counsel with the SAS Group, Sanne Weidner

Legal 500 2020

Insurance, Leading Individual

Jens Rostock-Jensen is recommended as a leading individual within insurance. 

Legal 500 2020

Dispute Resolution, Leading Individual

Jens Rostock-Jensen is recommended as a leading individual within dispute resolution. 

Chambers Global 2020

Dispute Resolution, Band 1

Jens Rostock-Jensen is a highly experienced and revered dispute resolution practitioner. He is knowledgeable in litigation related to insurance matters and compensation claims.

Legal 500 2019

Insurance, Leading Individual

Kromann Reumert's department is 'very knowledgeable on all aspects of the insurance industry' and provides 'the highest qualityadvice' across regulatory and contentious issues. Jens Rostock-Jensen specialises in product liability issues.

Legal 500 2019

Dispute Resolution, Leading Individual

Kromann Reumert handles disputes and arbitrations for a client roster, which includes Dong Energy, Jyske Bank and SAS Denmark. Practice leader Jens Rostock-Jensen recently represented Scandinavian Airlines in a case relating to whether the airline owed compensation for flights delayed due to thunderstorms.

Chambers Global 2019

Dispute Resolution, Band 1

Market commentators highlight Jens Rostock-Jensen as "impressive" and "very effective." He has extensive experience advising on financial disputes and represented Scandinavian Airlines in a compensation claims case before the Danish Supreme Court.

Chambers Global 2018

Dispute Resolution

One of the firm's “star litigators” according to sources, Jens Rostock-Jensen offers long-standing litigation experience in a number of industries, with a notable focus on the financial and insurance sectors. Clients appreciate his “good commercial awareness.” He was recently involved in the defence of Finansiel Stabilitet against a class action brought by Foreningen Amagerinvestor.

Legal 500 2017

Insurance, Leading Individual

Kromann Reumert handles a broad range of matters, including pensions, life and non-life insurance. Practice head Jens Rostock-Jensen represented If P&C Insurance in a claim valued at DKK200m before the Supreme Court regarding a design error in the construction of the foundations of 1,700 wind turbines.

Legal 500 2017

Dispute Resolution, Leading Individual

Among ‘the best within the field’, Kromann Reumert represents clients such as insurance companies and banks. Group head Jens Rostock-Jensen has been representing Finansiel Stabilitet in a class action brought by a number of former shareholders of the now bankrupt Amagerbanken.

Chambers Global 2017

Dispute Resolution

Jens Rostock-Jensen is praised by clients for his good work in dispute resolution and strong experience of the litigation process. He advises on a range of commercial litigation, and disputes involving financial services. He recently assisted Finansiel Stabilitet with a case against the former management of Amagerbanken.

Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences 2017

Product Liability

Jens Rostock-Jensen is listed as a leading product liability expert.

Legal 500 2016

Insurance

Kromann Reumert is regarded as being ‘one of the best’ in Denmark. Jens Rostock-Jensen heads the practice, which provides ‘in-depth knowledge’ in pension and life insurance matters. 

Legal 500 2016

Dispute Resolution

Kromann Reumert’s litigation and arbitration department ‘performs extremely well’ under Jens Rostock-Jensen’s leadership. 

Chambers Global 2016

Dispute Resolution

Jens Rostock-Jensen oversees the firm's litigation and arbitration team. He is recognised for his involvement in a number of landmark cases, including the first class actions conducted in Denmark. His practice covers a range of commercial litigation matters, as well as cases connected to financial services.

Legal 500 2015

Insurance

Jens Rostock-Jensen handles product liability and coverage issues.

Legal 500 2015

Dispute Resolution

Jens Rostock-Jensen is ranked as a leading individual.

Chambers Global 2015

Dispute Resolution

Department head Jens Rostock-Jensen leads on the team's most prominent mandates. He handles a range of disputes, with standout expertise in the financial services industry. "He is a high-quality and business-oriented lawyer," say his clients. Market commentators add that "he is one of the best on the market." 

Chambers Global 2014

Dispute Resolution

Department head Jens Rostock-Jensen is praised for his attitude, integrity and manner that "makes people listen to him and makes him persuasive." Clients appreciate his experience of product liability claims and ability to handle complex arbitration.

Legal 500 2014

Dispute Resolution

Kromann Reumert combines ‘knowledge, speed and the ability to throw in extra resources’. Practice head Jens Rostock-Jensen successfully represented Sydbank before the Supreme Court in a long-running class action brought by the former bankTrelleborg’s minority shareholders. Rostock-Jensen is representing Jyske Bank in a similar case.

Legal 500 2013

Dispute resolution

'Brilliant litigator’ Jens Rostock-Jensen heads Kromann Reumert’s dispute resolution practice, and successfully represented Sydbank in the class action brought by the former bankTrelleborg’s minority shareholders, which has now reached the Supreme Court.

Legal 500 2014

Insurance

Jens Rostock-Jensen leads Kromann Reumert’s ‘responsive, knowledgeable and pragmatic’ team. Highlights included advising CNP Assurances on transferring two Shell company pension funds to its Danish branch.

Legal 500 2013

Insurance

Kromann Reumert’s lawyers are ‘easy
to reach, respond immediately and charge a fair rate’. Rostock-Jensen, who has ‘the best knowledge of liability insurance’, assisted Plumrose with a product recall claim.

Activities
  • Member of the Danish Government Standing Committee for Procedural Law
  • Member of the Judicial Appointments Council for international judgeships
  • Member of the Danish Bar and Law Society's Civil Procedure, Arbitration and Mediation Committee
  • Board member of the Danish Arbitration Association
  • Member of the Danish Supreme Court Bar Association, the International Bar Association (IBA), and the International Association for Insurance Law (AIDA)
  • Teacher of product liability at the Danish Insurance Academy and frequent lecturer
Publications
  • Product liability: Produktansvarsloven med kommentarer (The Annotated Product Liability Act), 1st edition 2004 
Background
  • Arbitrator training course of the Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society
  • Partner 1993
  • Master of Laws (cand.jur.) 1983
Admission and right of audience
  • Appointed counsel to the Danish Supreme Court 1999
  • Right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court 1991
  • Litigator before the European Court of Justice
  • Admitted to practice law 1986
Languages
  • English
  • German
  • The Scandinavian languages

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