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Rune Hamborg


Rune Hamborg provides advice on all aspects of Danish and EU competition law. Rune is highly experienced in advising Danish as well as non-Danish enterprises on competition law issues, including the conclusion of trade agreements, matters of criminal liability for breach of competition law and merger control. In addition, Rune deals extensively with issues relating to aviation, railway transport and the distribution of pharmaceuticals. Rune Hamborg provides specialist advice to Copenhagen Airport, DB Cargo Scandinavia and Celesio / McKesson.

Professional QualificationsAdmitted to the Danish Bar, 2000Right of audience before the Danish High Courts
  • English
  • Mc George School of Law, USA, LL.M., 2002
  • Admitted, 2000
  • Aarhus University, Master of Laws, 1997

    Oslo, Nordisk Institut for Sjørett, 1996


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."


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.

Memberships And Affiliations

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