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Europe Guide

TMT — Denmark


Gorrissen Federspiel - TMT

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Band 1

第一等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Ole Horsfeldt and Erik Kjær-Hansen
- 11 partners
- 25 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Well-established team noted for its expertise in all areas of TMT. Has a particular focus on IT outsourcing, with further experience in e-commerce, regulatory and data protection issues. Regularly assists a broad roster of clients from the financial services, IT and shipping sectors.

Work highlights Acted for JP/Politikens Hus on criminal proceedings related to the former Danish gambling monopoly.

Assisted TeliaSonera with its mooted merger with Telenor in Denmark. The matter was cancelled after discussions with the European Commission.

Significant clients Superligaen, Carlsberg, RingCentral UK, eBay, Eniro Danmark.

Notable practitioners

Ole Horsfeldt is noted for his superlative expertise in outsourcing and IT matters. Recently, he assisted Pandora with the outsourcing of its IT infrastructure.

Tue Goldschmieding has a broad practice which encompasses IT transactions and security, data protection compliance and cybercrime. He assisted Danske Bank with outsourcing and consolidating its data centre facilities.

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Kromann Reumert - TMT

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Band 1

第一等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- 7 partners
- 22 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Well-regarded practice noted for its knowledge of IT systems procurement and outsourcing. Demonstrates expertise in data regulation, mobile network outsourcing, as well as nationwide technology and telecoms infrastructure projects. Regularly acts for clients from the IT and professional services industries. Also well versed in media cases concerning defamation and media rights.

Strengths Clients confirm that the team provides "very good service and advice."

Other interviewees describe team members as "very good lawyers" who are "very pleasant to work with."

Work highlights Assisted TDC with its agreement with Huawei concerning cable upgrades and the implementation of a state-of-the-art management system.

Advised Epic Systems on a DKK800 million digital infrastructure project relating to EMR in hospitals throughout Copenhagen and Zealand.

Notable practitioners

Lau Normann Jørgensen heads the firm's IT practice. He has a formidable reputation for handling complex infrastructure, technology and outsourcing projects.

Søren Skibsted is noted for his outstanding expertise in outsourcing and technology. He is also well regarded for advising Danish and international clients on commercial transactions. Clients enthuse that he is "pragmatic and focused."

Martin Dahl Pedersen specialises in contract issues affecting the media and entertainment industries. He also handles litigation and has been involved in cases concerning copyright and the breach of data protection rules.

Torben Waage has extensive experience in IT and telecommunications. He advises clients on diverse matters such as litigation, contracts, licensing and regulation. He assisted Teracom Danmark with contract and public procurement issues related to Banedanmark's public tender of its operations.

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Plesner - TMT

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Band 1

第一等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Niels Christian Ellegaard and Michael Hopp
- 6 partners
- 12 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Renowned team covering all areas of TMT, including data protection, telecommunications regulation and cloud computing agreements. Also possesses noteworthy expertise in outsourcing projects and IT disputes. Boasts a range of clients such as public entities, major film distribution companies and large international telecom groups. A.P. Moller - Maersk is a new client for the team.

Strengths Clients praise the firm's cross-border expertise, saying: "They are one of the firms with the most international outlook and they are very commercial."

Interviewees remark on the firm's responsiveness and counsel: "They keep to their deadlines and they provide understandable and practical advice that we can immediately use."

Work highlights Assisted EnergiMidt with a successful tender process for the provision of WAN lines.

Assisted Orkla with an agreement with Demandware concerning cloud services and e-commerce.

Significant clients Danske Bank, Nordea, Nets Group, Telenor, Sund og Bælt Holding.

Notable practitioners

Niels Christian Ellegaard is highly regarded for his experience in IT, telecoms and outsourcing. Clients say: "He is very skilled, knowledgeable and is able to transform theory into practice. He is very proactive and good at project management." Of late, he has advised Sanistål on a range of IT and licence agreements.

Michael Hopp focuses on data protection, e-business and consumer law. One client says: "He is one of the best in data protection in Denmark. He gives quick, concise and very commercial advice."

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen is well regarded for advising clients on issues related to the media and entertainment industries. He has particular experience of acting for clients from the world of sport. He has additional knowledge of commercial issues.

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Bech-Bruun - TMT

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Band 2

第二等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- 8 partners
- 15 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Renowned team with expertise in an array of IT matters including IT system development, supply agreements and telecom infrastructure agreements. Notable experience in data protection and cross-border data transfers. Acts on behalf of clients in the media, energy and technology sectors.

Work highlights Advised Accenture on IT-related issues, including RFP processes, outsourcing and system delivery agreements.

Assisted Flügger with an RFP process for the outsourcing of its data centre infrastructure.

Significant clients Bluegarden, ACN, Blackwood Seven, Sony Music, Modern Times Group (MTG).

Notable practitioners

Niels Andersen is noted for advising both Danish and international corporations on IT, M&A and entertainment concerns. He also advises on telecoms and regulatory compliance issues. He has been active in a number of tender processes.

Arly Carlquist's practice encompasses a range of IT matters including outsourcing, cloud computing, and system development and delivery. Clients say:"He is responsive and available. He really understands our business and provides very qualified counsel."

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Bird & Bird - TMT

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Band 2

第二等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Jesper Langemark and Anders Wernblad
- 8 partners
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Highly acclaimed international practice noted for its experience of handling mandates within the IT sector. Advises on a wide range of matters including offshore outsourcing, data protection, compliance projects and M&A. Also well regarded for handling licensing, e-commerce and digital media issues. Clients include a number of public sector bodies.

Strengths One source praises the team's client treatment: "I am happy with the service we received. In particular, I would emphasise the high quality of advice and the swift responses to our questions."

Clients value that the team is "specialised in TMT and IT," and comment that it "handles projects very well."

Work highlights Assisted Lix Technology with developing standard user terms, publisher agreements, privacy statements and development agreements.

Assisted Vice Media UK with the EUR8 million acquisitions of Boardroom Gorilla and 30% of the share capital of Vice ApS.

Significant clients HP, Lexmark, Asseco, A.P. Moller - Maersk, Chr. Hansen.

Notable practitioners

Nicolai Dragsted's practice covers outsourcing, agile development and ERP contracts. He is experienced in the drafting and negotiation of major IT contracts.

Jesper Langemark has considerable experience in system procurement contracts, agile developments, cloud computing outsourcing and data protection. Clients say: "He is available to the extreme. He is strategic, commercial and gives good advice on how to assess legal risk." He advised Trustpilot on an ERP project as well as data protection and M&A matters related to its international expansion.

Anders Wernblad's broad expertise spans public contracts, e-commerce and cloud computing. He assists clients with outsourcing and data protection, and has a particular focus on public procurement.

Department profile by Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird is unique in the Danish legal market. We are the only truly international firm operating in Denmark and the only international firm with a presence in the key Nordic jurisdictions of Finland, Sweden and Denmark.
We provide our clients with seamless legal service of the highest professional standard, across a large number of jurisdictions through our marketing leading global team of +400 dedicated TMT lawyers. Our sector focus and international reach is of great value to our clients.

Bird & Bird is the firm of choice for international global TMT brands requiring advice on Danish matters.

Bird & Bird Denmark has some of the most experienced IT law partners. Seven of our lawyers are certified IT lawyers and five are furthermore certified as legal experts.

Bird & Bird in Denmark is known for its strong market presence in the public sector and e.g. acts for the Danish regions and several municipalities.

Being trusted advisor to the Danish eCommerce Association and member of its political committee, Bird & Bird Denmark has a unique commercial knowledge of the eCommerce business.

Bird & Bird lawyers are viewed as unique insiders in the Danish IT industry. We have been represented in several councils and boards. We have co-founded and is represented at the boards of the Danish Open Source Vendors Association, Danish Chapter of Internet Society, the Danish Chapter of Singularity University and #CPHFTW, the leading community for tech start-ups in Denmark and Southern Sweden.

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Accura Advokatpartnerselskab - TMT

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Band 3

第三等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: René Thornfeldt and Jeppe Brinck-Jensen
- 2 partners
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Expanding team noted for its experience in outsourcing and the management of tender processes for complex IT systems. Team members possess particular knowledge of telecoms agreements and matters concerning administration systems. Has considerable expertise in mandates within the financial services sector. Nopa Nordic is a new addition to the firm's client roster.

Strengths Clients praise the team's approach, saying: "The team's efficiency is especially positive. They bring solutions, not just billed hours."

Clients praise the team's effectiveness: "They maintain a high level of service."

Significant clients Ericsson, AP Pension, HK Danmark, Thales Security Solutions & Services, Lundbeck.

Notable practitioners

Clients note that René Thornfeldt "really gets into the issue and its context. He is a fierce negotiator and is really on the client's side." He is well regarded for advising Danish and international businesses in the telecommunications, IT and pharmaceutical industries. He has particular expertise in M&A and tender processes.

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DLA Piper Denmark - TMT

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Band 3

第三等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Marlene Winther Plas
- 7 partners
- 8 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Wide-ranging TMT coverage, with particular strength in outsourcing, IT contracts, IT systems procurement and e-commerce. Also advises clients in the media sector on issues concerning IP rights, including handling infringement cases. Additional activity in M&A transactions involving TMT concerns.

Significant clients Frederiksberg Municipality, TDC, SDC, JP/Politikens Hus, Warner Music Denmark.

Notable practitioners

Department head Marlene Winther Plas is the main contact for clients.

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Horten - TMT

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Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Mads Nygaard Madsen and Nina Henningsen
- 7 partners
- 12 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Highly regarded team handling a range of technology, media and telecommunication matters. Receives instructions from clients in the gambling and entertainment sector, as well as key companies in the video games market. Expertise includes IT and telecoms outsourcing projects, contractual matters and data protection. Also represents clients in media and licensing disputes.

Strengths Clients appreciate the firm's commercial approach, saying: "It's a super firm; they're service-minded and solution-oriented."

Interviewees value the firm's efficiency: "They are very pragmatic and have an excellent understanding of the media industry."

Work highlights Advised Labster on its IP strategy and the commercialisation of the virtual lab solution. The firm also assisted Labster with an investment from Innovation Fund Denmark and drafting an agreement from the University of Copenhagen.

He advised 3Shape on an array of contractual matters, including software licensing contracts, OEM contracts and reseller agreements.

Significant clients CSC, Kiloo, Bet365, Amya, Dansk Metal.

Notable practitioners

Nina Henningsen heads the media and entertainment team and specialises in media issues, particularly concerning TV and radio distribution rights. She has specialist expertise in gaming and gambling issues. She also assists with the TMT aspects of M&A transactions.

Mads Nygaard Madsen specialises in IT law and has further experience in data protection and telecoms matters. His practice covers outsourcing, software licences and e-commerce. He also advises on transactions with significant TMT aspects.

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Kammeradvokaten/Poul Schmith - TMT

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Band 3

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Tom Holsøe and Marianne Søgaard
- 5 partners
- 19 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for In-demand practice that offers expertise in IT and digitalisation matters, notably public procurement and major IT projects. Primarily acts on behalf of the government and regional authorities, as well as assisting with European mandates. The Ministry of Defence (FMN) is a new client for the team.

Strengths Clients praise the firm's strategic insight, saying: "They have an understanding of real issues, their counselling is very constructive and they give very thorough advice. They are also very service-minded and understand the impact of deadlines."

Work highlights Assisted the Ministry of Finance and the Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency with the tender and management of a contract for a public data programme.

Assisted the Ministry of Justice with a contract for a shared intelligence system as part of the national counter-terrorism strategy.

Significant clients Ministry of Taxation.

Notable practitioners

Tom Holsøe and Marianne Søgaard are key contacts for clients.

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Lassen Ricard - TMT

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Band 3

第三等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Peter Lambert
- 6 partners
- 4 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Boutique with notable expertise in the media industry. Represents both domestic and international clients, particularly radio and television broadcasters and producers. Advises on copyright matters and distribution rights, as well as contractual mandates. Active in non-contentious matters, with noted expertise in media litigation.

Strengths Clients praise the firm's capable and skilled approach: "They are thorough and knowledgeable. They are very convincing and do a good job."

Interviewees note the firm's insight: "They are very knowledgeable, available and responsive."

Significant clients BBC, TV 2/Danmark, Radio24syv, SVT, TV4.

Notable practitioners

Steen Lassen is noted for his extensive experience in the TMT sector. Sources say: "He is knowledgeable and experienced. He has a very impressive personality and we appreciate being able to work with him."

Peter Lambert has noteworthy expertise in matters related to media law and IP rights. He is noted for his extensive experience in TMT and IP litigation.

Terese Foged is well regarded for her experience in the media sector. She advises clients on a range of issues such as television contracts. Market observers comment: "She is very experienced, knowledgeable and has a deep understanding of what's important to us. She is a tough negotiator."

One source describes Henrik Schütze as "thoughtful, with a high level of understanding of our situation," adding: "He is nice to work with, easy to get hold of and well prepared." He is especially active in the media sector and specialises in contracts, as well as IT issues affecting clients in both the public and private sectors.

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Lundgrens - TMT

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Band 3

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Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Morten Rosenmejer, Claus Spangenberg and Michael Gorm Madsen
- 4 partners
- 1 other qualified lawyer

What the team is known for Respected full-service firm advising on a range of issues such as IT contracts, system development and delivery. Noted for its expertise in outsourcing, data protection, licensing and M&A. Offers strong capabilities in the IT and technology, media, entertainment and sports industries.

Work highlights Advised Bygma on negotiations concerning its sponsorship of the Danish national handball team.

Significant clients Pentia, Mikkel Kessler, Sodexo, Pipol, GE Healthcare Danmark.

Notable practitioners

Morten Rosenmejer, Claus Spangenberg and Michael Gorm Madsen are key contacts for clients.

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