Jakob Henning Anker Sorensen is a foreign associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Jakob focuses on private equity and capital markets transactions, having been involved in some of the largest domestic Danish deals over his four-and-a-half year tenure with Danish tier 1 M&A and capital market transaction legal advisor, Accura. Jakob has been involved in both buy- and sell-sides for a wide range of clients, including Danish, Nordic and international private equity buyout and venture sponsors, privately held corporates and listed companies. Jakob also has experience advising generally on Danish corporate and commercial law matters.

Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in New York
  • Denmark


  • English
  • Danish
  • German
  • Icelandic


  • University of CopenhagenLL.B., Corporate and Capital Markets Law2014
  • University of CopenhagenLL.M.2017