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Jacob Nygaard

Associate Partner, Attorney-at-Law


Mobile: +45 3078 6636



Anna Louise Jensen

Practice Area

Banking & Finance
“Highly efficient and pleasant”

Banking & Finance - Legal 500, 2017

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Jacob Nygaard specialises in banking and finance law. He has particular experience with the setting up of loan facilities, the provision of security, financing, refinancing and the rules governing financial businesses. Jacob advises a broad range of corporate clients, including Danish and international banks and financial institutions.

Jacob joined Accura in 2007 after having worked as a senior legal consultant with Saxo Bank A/S since 2005. Before that, he worked as an assistant judge for two years with the District Court of Holbæk and the Maritime and Commercial Court in Copenhagen.

During 2013-2014 Jacob was seconded to Danske Bank's legal department for Corporates & Institutions where he advised on legal matters with respect to various financial transactions, including leveraged finance, asset financing and corporate financing.

Jacob graduated in law from the University of Copenhagen in 2002. He also studied "commercial law", "comparative law" and "constitutional comparative law" at Adelaide University in Australia. Jacob was admitted to the Danish bar in 2008.

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Languages and memberships

Scandinavian languages and English


Danish Bar and Law Society