Thomas Garder Bryde Bindseil-Hansen

Partner, Attorney Copenhagen
Business area
  • Maritime and transport law
  • Insurance and law of torts
  • Commercial Law / Corporate
  • International law
  • Litigation
  • Finance and banking law
Foreign language
  • English and the Scandinavian languages
Right of audience
  • High Court

With a background as maritime lawyer at Kromann Reumert, as corporate counsel at Wrist Group A/S / O.W. Bunker A/S and co-founder and partner of Hafnia Law Firm, Thomas is a highly experienced adviser within the shipping, bunkers and transport sectors, and has taken cyber risk upon him as a new area of expertise. Thomas draws on a strong international and personally created network, and continuously advises Danish and foreign clients within his areas of expertise.

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms


Thomas is recommended in the Legal 500, 2018, in the area 'Shipping & Transport':

"Led by the reputable Henrik Kleis, DELACOUR stands out for its experience in the shipping, offshore and aviation sector. A recent key instruction involved the team acting on behalf of the port of Assens in a damage claim against the insurer Navigators Management following the collision of a vessel with a quay. The group has welcomed Thomas Bindseil-Hansen from Hafnia Law Firm, increasing the number of partners to three."

Master of Laws, Copenhagen University, 2002
Admitted, 2005

Danish Bar and Law Society
Den Danske Søretsforening – (Danish branch of CMI - Comité Maritime International)
Danish Arbitration Association

Teaching and publications
For a number of years, Thomas has been external lecturer in International Transport Law and International Private and Procedural Law at Copenhagen University, as well as external lecturer on the Law of Sales at Aalborg University. He frequently lectures on subjects within his areas of expertise.

Thomas has several times contributed with comments to the Annotated Merchant Shipping Act.