Thomas Salicath

Partner, Attorney Copenhagen
Business area
  • Russian legal matters
  • Purchase and sale of lease and investment property
  • Mergers and acquisitions
Foreign language
  • Russian, English, German and the Scandinavian languages
Right of audience
  • High Court, 1991


Thomas specialises in international M&A transactions. His long-standing experience includes advising on acquisition, sale and renovation of hotels as well as rental and investment property. His experience further spans a range of property, financing and patent law matters. 

Throughout more than 20 years, Thomas has built up wide experience and knowledge about especially Russian and East European legal matters. 

Thomas is recommended  in Chambers Global 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017edition as 'Foreign Expert for Russia' and 'Foreign Expert Based in Denmark'.

"Thomas Salicath in Copenhagen specialises in multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions. He has extensive experience in advising clients on matters involving Russia. In addition to Danish and English, he is also fluent in Russian."

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Intensive studies in Russian language with subsequent employment at the Danish Embassy in Moscow, 1979-1982
Studies in Russian language and Social Science at the University of Odense, 1982-1983
Master of Laws, Copenhagen University, 1988
Admitted, 1991


Teaching and publications

Teaching assistant in commercial law for actuarial students, 1988-1989
Lecturer and subsequently senior lecturer in property law, Copenhagen University, 1988-1997
Miscellaneous articles and lectures on Russian legal matters.


Positions of trust

Danish Arbitration Association