Our lawyers are admitted to practice law by the Danish Ministry of Justice and are members of the Danish Bar and Law Society. Our contact information is:
DK-1265 København K
CVR no. 37061972
Tlf.: 35 25 38 00
WSCO is covered by a professional liability insurance and has provided a guarantee in accordance with the rules of the Danish Bar and Law Society.
Our liability insurance covers any legal practice, regardless of where the practice is being conducted. The insurance and guarantee have been taken out with HDI-Gerling Forsikring, Indiakaj 6, 1, DK-2100 Copenhagen.
Disputes with WSCO with respect to the legal services provided are subject to Danish law and the Danish Courts have exclusive jurisdiction.
When WSCO accepts a matter for a client, we clarify whether public legal aid or legal expenses insurance is available under applicable law or the client’s insurance. If our fee is to be paid out of public funds or by an insurance company, preliminarily or finally, the client will be advised of the principles for determining the fee, etc. and of the potential consequences for the client.
Client funds are inserted in the client account of Nordea Bank and is a part of the client’s total guaranteed sum covered under the Danish guarantee for client funds.
WSCO is subject to the Danish Act containing anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing measures. Under the Act, we are required to obtain and keep client identification records for five years. Clients are required to provide their name, address and civil registration (CPR) number or Central Business Register (CVR) number when a new matter is opened and also, where necessary, documentation. Businesses also have to provide ownership information and documentation.