Rune Hamborg

Partner, Attorney, LL.M Copenhagen
Business area
  • EU and competition law
  • Air transport
  • State aid
  • Railway transport
Foreign language
  • English
Right of audience
  • High Court, 2011


Rune is engaged within Danish and EU competition law. He has extensive experience within advising Danish and foreign enterprises on all matters pertaining to Danish and EU competition law matters, including also the formation of business agreements, cases concerning criminal liability for infringement of competition law as well as merger control. Moreover, Rune has a thorough knowledge of air transport, railway transport as well as the distribution of medicinal products.

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms    

Rune is recommended in the Legal 500, 2018, in the area of 'EU and competition':

"Under the leadership of ‘highly competent and reliable’ Rune Hamborg, DELACOUR advises on Danish and EU competition law, as well as state aid and public procurement. The team regularly acts for Copenhagen Airports, Celesio and DB Cargo Scandinavia."

As one of two Danish lawyers, Rune is ranked on Chambers Europe's particular "Europe outstanding up and comers 2014" list, where a source describes him as "always on the case and very quick".

Again in 2015 Rune is recommended in Chambers Europe rankings as 'Up and Coming' within Competition/European Law. According to a client Rune delivers: "very clear direction and very reliable advice."



Nordisk Institut for Sjørett, Oslo 1996
Master of Laws, Aarhus University, 1997
Admitted, 2000
LL.M., Mc George School of Law, USA, 2002


Teaching and publications

Teacher of competition law and international contracts as well as the code of conduct for lawyers. Teacher at the Danish Institute for IPR Training. Rune is the author of a number of articles on competition law aspects.
Former external lecturer at Copenhagen University in European Community Competition Law.



Positions of trust

Danish Competition Law Society
Danish Association for Procurement Law
Member of the board of Danish Layers