Søren Justesen

Finance & Operations
Associate General Counsel

Søren joined Novo Holdings A/S in May 2017 as Associate General Counsel and takes part in handling all legal matters within the company, including in particular mergers & acquisitions, corporate law and general contract matters.

Prior to joining Novo Holdings A/S, Søren was employed with Maersk Oil for two years where he advised the business on mergers & acquisitions, oil and gas contracts and general corporate matters. Before that, Søren worked for nine years as a lawyer with the law firm Bruun & Hjejle in Copenhagen, where he specialized in mergers & acquisitions and capital markets (equity and debt), and as foreign lawyer at the law firm Holland & Knight in New York.

Søren holds a Master of Laws from the University of Copenhagen (2006) and an LL.M. from New York University (2011), where he focused on corporate law and had classes at the law school as well as the Stern business school. He is a member of the Danish Bar Association.