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Jakob Schou Midtgaard

Partner, Attorney-at-Law


Mobile: +45 3078 8382



Emine Mefail

Practice Area

Real Estate
“Jakob Schou Midtgaard "is able to combine legal expertise with an exceptional understanding of the real estate market and very strong strategic thinking".”

Real Estate - Chambers & Partners, 2019

“Jakob Schou Midtgaard is ranked as a leading individual.”

Real Estate - Chambers Europe, 2013-2019

“Jakob Schou Midtgaard is "great at complicated transactions".”

Real Estate - Chambers & Partners, 2018

“Jakob Schou Midtgaard advises international investors and Danish clients on a range of real estate matters, with a particular focus on commercial property.”

Real Estate - Chambers & Partners, 2017

“Jakob Schou Midtgaard is listed as an expert with respect to Real Estate.”

Real Estate - Who's Who Legal, 2016

“Jakob Schou Midtgaard advises international investors and local developers on projects in Denmark.”

Real Estate - Chambers & Partners, 2016

“Jakob Schou Midtgaard has "exceptional business understanding, strategic and tactical flair" clients say.”

Real Estate - Chambers Europe, 2015

“Jakob Schou Midtgaard provides "outstanding support in complex deals and negotiations", report clients.”

Real Estate - Chambers Europe, 2014

“One client praises: "He is very clear and concise in his advice. He is always very commercial, which is helpful in facilitating negotiations".”

Real Estate - Chambers Europe, 2013

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Jakob Schou Midtgaard is a partner in Accura's Real Estate Team.

Jakob has an extensive network of contacts in the real estate industry among real estate investors, developers and lenders, and he is renowned for using his knowledge of the real estate business for the successful completion of complex transactions and projects.

In recent years, Jakob has particularly advised on international transactions and portfolio transactions, and he has accumulated strong skills within the hotel segment. During this period, Jakob has also been actively involved in developing new forms of collaborations between the institutional and the international investors on one side and the Danish developers and asset managers on the other side. The profound understanding of the investors' needs and the developers' skills may often be instrumental in identifying sustainable solutions in complex situations.

Jakob is a member of the board of directors of the International Bar Association's Real Estate Committee.

Jakob joined Accura as a partner in 2020. Before that, he was a partner with Plesner where he started in 1994.

Jacob graduated in law from the University of Copenhagen in 1994.

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Languages and memberships

Scandinavian languages and English


The Danish Bar and Law Society