Lisbeth graduated from the University of Aalborg with a Bachelor of Law, LLB, in 2014 and went on to achieve her Master of Law, LLM, in June 2016. Also In 2016, Lisbeth represented the University of Aalborg in the Willem C Vis Commercial Arbitration Moot, in New York City and in Vienna. After graduating, she became a Junior Associate at Bergenser Advokatfirma ApS, a firm with which she had worked as a trainee during the period she was at university.
Bergenser Advokatfirma ApS is a highly specialised insurance law practice, whose clientele includes some of the world’s major global insurers. During her time there, Lisbeth also spent six months seconded to the claims team of HDI Denmark (a branch of HDI Global SE), as an in-house lawyer. Not only did she gain experience of claims handling as part of the insurance team, but it also afforded the opportunity to gain insights into the business processes and commercial considerations of an insurance company.
Lisbeth has acted in insurance defence matters (including litigation, arbitration and mediation) and in coverage issues. Her work has primarily been in the fields of Professional Negligence (a variety of professions, including lawyers, accountants, tax advisers, financial advisers and real estate brokers), Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, Product Liability, Employers’ Liability, Personal Injury and Construction related claims. In addition, she has experience of acting in general commercial litigation.