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Potter Clarkson expands Danish practice with senior hire

03 October 2019

Potter Clarkson is expanding its Danish practice with the appointment of environmental and life science specialist, Camilla Kiørboe as partner.

With more than 10 years’ experience of working with the most innovative companies in Denmark and across Europe, Camilla further enhances the firm’s position at the forefront of intellectual property law in key scientific fields. Her specialisms include food and feed technology, molecular biology, microbiology, aquaculture and agriculture.

As an experienced practitioner, Camilla is known by her clients for combining strong technical capability with an understanding of their commercial objectives. She is particularly adept at helping clients to leverage their intellectual property rights to drive growth and manage risk.

Commenting on her appointment, Camilla said:
 
“Potter Clarkson is a top tier firm in every sense and I’m excited to be on board as we look to build the IP practice in Denmark.”

Since the firm established a permanent base in Copenhagen a year ago, the team, led by partner, Benjamin Hoffmann, has gone from strength to strength with further recruitment in the pipeline to meet client demand.
 
Benjamin said: “I am looking forward to working alongside Camilla as we grow the Copenhagen office. The expertise she brings fit well with our present clients and expand our capability to support clients in key growth sectors such as food technology and agriculture going forward.”

Steve Smith, managing partner at Potter Clarkson, said: “Camilla is a natural fit for our senior team, with a genuine passion for her work which is not only evident in her technical capability, but also in her commitment to helping clients to get the maximum value from their intellectual property assets. Denmark is an important market for us, and Camilla will play a key role in the next phase of our growth here.”

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