Thomas Kaas is a partner in Kromann Reumert and specialises in banking and finance law, general contract law and shipping transactions.

Thomas represents Danish and international banks and corporates on finance and other banking matters as well as restructurings, including, in particular, investment grade lending, leverage finance, structured finance, finance tenders and ship finance.
Thomas also advises Danish and international companies on general contract law and shipping transactions. 

Chambers Global 2018

Banking & Finance

Thomas Kaas is described by sources as “very knowledgeable, creative and solution-oriented.” He has considerable experience advising on restructurings, including leveraged finance and structured finance. He also assists clients with contract law and shipping mandates.

IFLR1000 2018

Highly regarded lawyer

Thomas is what you look for in a financial lawyer – competent, accessible and a negotiator with a great commercial understanding.

Chambers Global 2017

Banking & Finance

Thomas Kaas advises domestic and international banks and corporates on a wide range of banking matters. Clients describe him as "very pleasant and solution-oriented: he provided a high level of advice." He also has particular insight into the shipping industry. 

IFLR1000 2017

Leading Lawyer

One example of its work in the financing space saw Thomas Kaas leading a team acting for Nordea Bank Denmark, along with SEB, BNP Paribas and HSBC, on the refinancing of a $544 million bilateral credit facility for Hempel.

Chambers Europe 2016

Banking & Finance

Thomas Kaas is an esteemed practitioner who advises on asset, project and acquisition financing mandates. One source notes: "He's experienced, easy to work with and very commercial in his approach." He was part of the team advising Procuritas Partners in relation to the financing for the merger between Gram and WCB.

IFLR1000 2015

Leading Lawyer

Thomas Kaas is ranked as a leading lawyer within the fields of Restructuring & Insolvency and Banking. 

Chambers Global 2014

Banking & Finance

Thomas Kaas is described by one market commentator as "one of the firm's top lawyers for banking and finance." He is noted for being "very pragmatic and solution-oriented," and is also recognised for his strength in ship financing. 

Legal 500 2013

Banking & Finance

Thomas Kaas acted for Nordea Bank Danmark on Nordic Capital’s acquisition of Sportsmaster.

Legal 500 2013

Shipping and Transport

Thomas Kaas advised Danmarks Skibskredit on the transfer of Nordic Tankers’ chemical tanker division to Triton.

activities
  • Member of The Danish Association for Banking and Finance Law (Forening for Bank- of Finansret)
  • Member of Kromann Reumert's international commitee with particular focus on London and New York
Background
  • Head of Kromann Reumert's London office 1999-2002
  • Master of Laws (cand. jur.) from the University of Copenhagen 1995
admission and right of audience
  • Admitted to practice law 1998
Languages
  • English
  • The Scandinavian languages
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