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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 is an associate partner in Accura's Banking & Finance Team.

Jacob advises Danish and international private equity funds, privately-held and listed businesses as well as banks and other financial institutions on banking and finance law. In recent years, he has been involved in financial transactions of a total value of more than DKK 200bn.

Jacob is particularly experienced in property finance, acquisition finance and non-performing loans. He is also experi­enced in supply chain finance, cash management and project funding.

Jacob joined Accura in 2007. Before that, he worked for Saxo Bank A/S for a number of years. Moreover, he was posted to Danske Bank as Chief Legal Adviser for more than a year where he obtained a commercial under­standing and knowledge of the financial world.

Before joining Accura, Jacob also worked as a deputy judge in the Maritime and Commercial High Court's bankruptcy division where he obtained vast experience in insolvency and restructuring matters. 

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