Henriette la Cour

Partner, Attorney-at-law

Primary areas of practice

Tax law

Commercial and company law


Family business succession

Mergers and acquisitions

Business establishment

Incentive programmes for management and specialists

Construction law



Henriette la Cour is an attorney and partner at Nyborg & Rørdam with a broad background within tax and company law. She represents both Danish and international clients in tax matters within both company and business taxation as well as income taxation of individuals. Henriette works with both Danish and international taxation matters and provides legal counselling in the field tax/company law including in connection with family business succession, restructuring and transfer of companies as well as incentive structures for management and key employees.

Very often, tax consequences play a major role when structuring a given transaction. Henriette is an experienced counsellor and sparring partner within this field with a good understanding of business operations. This ensures the opmitization of the tax situation both in relation to various types of transaction and in connection with setting up business or operational activities within companies, capital changes and adjustment of ownership and shareholders’ agreements.

Furthermore, Henriette conducts tax cases before the administrative appeal boards and the courts.

Memberships and honorary offices

Board member/advisor:

  • The Association of Danish Tax Lawyers
  • Panel participant in Oresund Business
  • Advisor to “Haab i Psykiatrien”, a humanitarian organisation dedicated to creating hope for patients in psychiatric care


Member of:

  • Danish Tax Science Association
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Danish Association for Company Law
  • The Oresund Association of Lawyers
  • Dansk Biotek


Born 1964
Admission to practise law 1996
Right of audience before the Danish high courts 1998

  • 2012 - : Partner, Nyborg & Rørdam Law Firm
  • 2009 - 2012: Director, Manager of KPMG Legal Services in the Tax Department
  • 2008 - 2009: Director, KPMG, Tax Department
  • 2002 - 2008: Attorney-at-law, Accura Company of Lawyers
  • 2000 - 2002: Attorney-at-law, Plesner Law Firm (after merger with O. Bondo Svane)
  • 1995 - 2000: Assistant Attorney and subsequently attorney, O. Bondo Svane Law Firm
  • 1991 - 1995: Tax advisor/consultant, KPMG

  • 1994: Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Financing), Copenhagen Business School
  • 1991: Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen
  • 1989: Licence Speciale en Droit Européen at Université Libre de Bruxelles

Henriette la Cour has taught both accountants and lawyers and at Center for Ledelse (a well-known Danish management partner company) in the area of tax/company law.

Language: English and German

+45 33387025 / Mob +45 31149515
+45 31 14 95 15
Secretary: Tina Juul Kristensen (tjk@nrlaw.dk)
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