Heidi is a partner in Kennedys’ Copenhagen office. She qualified in Denmark in 2004 and was admitted to the Supreme Court in 2013. Heidi joined Kennedys in Copenhagen in 2019.
Heidi is a senior attorney who has worked in litigation since qualifying. Before joining Kennedys, Heidi spent three and a half years working in the Danish labour organisation FOA, working with FOA members’ work-related injury cases in general and establishing an in-house legal office in that field. During her time at FOA, Heidi also participated widely in the law-making processes.
Heidi manages complex financial lines and transportation claims as well as all manner of personal injury claims but has a particular emphasis on employers’ liability and claims related to the Workers’ Compensation Act.
She handles short and long-tail disease matters including all kinds of physical injuries, for example neurological and/or skeletal injuries, asbestos-related matters and brain injuries. Heidi also has a substantial amount of experience working with claims related to work-related stress.
Heidi represents insurers and local authorities in relation to personal injury claims.
Heidi also contributed to the fourth edition of Kennedys’ Global Legal Handbook, one of our most popular guides, which outlines the main legal and procedural issues that case handlers may encounter when dealing with claims across 53 jurisdictions globally.
She also contributed to the Claims inflation and personal injury claims: a global review report, published in June 2023.
Qualifications and admissions
- Qualified in Denmark in 2004
Recommended Lawyer for 'Insurance (Denmark)' | The Legal 500 EMEA 2023
"Heidi Bloch is a litigation specialist who uses her ‘extraordinary eye for detail‘ to advise on financial lines disputes."
Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute Resolution (Denmark)' | The Legal 500 EMEA 2023
"Heidi Bloch and Janus Krarup form an excellent team, well versed in the local jurisdiction, very hardworking, and available whenever required."
Recommended Lawyer for 'Insurance (Denmark)' | The Legal 500 EMEA 2022
"The group has a growing workers' compensation practice, led by Heidi Bloch and Thomas Arleth."