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Bech-Bruun often handles licensing and outsourcing agreements, as well as data-related matters such as Mikkel Friis Rossa advising the Capital Region of Denmark on data privacy aspects of the establishment of an electronic healthcare platform. The practice is jointly led by Niels Andersen and Arly Carlquist.

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab’s ‘precise’ team has been increasingly advising on data protection and financial technology (fintech) matters. Peter Lind Nielsen has been assisting textbook application developer Lix Technology with standard user terms, publisher and development agreements. Jesper Langemark and Anders Wernblad head the team.

A ‘leading firm’, Gorrissen Federspiel specialises in outsourcing and data privacy matters. ‘Very professional’ practice head Ole Horsfeldt assisted Telenor with the outsourcing of its Nordic IT infrastructure and data centre services. Tue Goldschmieding is noted as having ‘strong negotiation skills’.

Hortenalways meets expectations’ across e-commerce and outsourcing matters. Practice head Mads Nygaard Madsen has been advising 3Shape on complex contract matters, including software licensing and reseller agreements. ‘Trusted’ IP and technology head Michael Goeskjær is recommended.

Clients rate Kromann Reumert as one of ‘the best and most experienced’ firms in the sector. Group head Lau Normann Jørgensen has been advising Epic Systems as the successful bidder on all aspects of the tender to build and operate the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system in Eastern Denmark. The practice includes ‘star’ outsourcing partner Søren Skibsted and telecoms head Torben Waage. Lisa Bo Larsen joined Ernst & Young.

Headed by Niels Christian Ellegaard, Plesner is often instructed on contract and regulatory issues in data protection and cloud services. Ellegaard, Michael Hopp and senior associate Henrik Bechgaard advised Danske Bank on its acquisition of CRM cloud services and licences from Microsoft. Senior associate Jon Balsby is also recommended.

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab advises on outsourcing, contract negotiations and licensing agreements. ‘Star’ practice head René Thornfeldt has been advising Danish trade union Teknisk Landsforbund on the tender process regarding its acquisition of an IT system.

Brandt & Lauritzen is headed by Michael Brandt, who acts for software development and consultancy companies. Brandt advised Ca A-Kasse, an unemployment insurance agency, on procurement and contract matters regarding a new customer relationship management (CRM) system.

DLA Piper Denmark is headed by Marlene Winther Plas, who advised Norwegian IT solutions provider Visma on its acquisition of e-conomic, an online accounting program. The team includes telecoms partner René Offersen.

Morten Stadil heads the team at Bruun & Hjejle, which is experienced in all aspects of IT law, including contracts and litigation.

Dahl Law Firm has extensive experience handling licensing agreements, disputes and IT-related transactions for clients such as CodeSealer and Rehfeld. Claus Sørensen heads the team.

Delacour’s ‘broad and comprehensive’ team is led by the ‘competent and responsiveRasmus Lund, who joined from Njord Law Firm. Lund advised Scandlines on a number of cross-border matters concerning data processor agreements and data transfers. Clients recommend Morten Bruus, who is ‘to the point’.

Led by Terese Foged, Lassen Ricard’s team has extensive experience advising on licensing agreements. Jørgen Bek Weiss Hansen was instructed by Napatech on development and licensing arrangements with multinational companies. The team also includes Peter Lambert and Henrik Schütze.

Lundgrens often handles IT contracts, including outsourcing, software licensing and technology M&A. Team head Claus Spangenberg specialises in system delivery and development matters.

Magnusson Advokatfirma is jointly led by M&A partner Nikolaj Juhl Hansen and Lars Halgreen, who joined from the now defunct Johan Schlüter Advokatfirma. Hansen recently advised Northcap Venture Partners on its investment in Linkfire, a Danish application software company.

Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen advises on data protection matters and IT-related M&A. Practice head Pernille Nørkær continues to assist GN Store Nord with a global whistleblower and privacy compliance programme.

Njord Law Firm’s multidisciplinary practice is headed by litigator Thomas Ryhl and Lars Lokdam, who often acts for IT and healthcare clients.

The ‘excellent’ IT and digitisation team at Poul Schmith Law Firm is headed by Tom Holsøe, who also leads the public procurement and contract law department. Holsøe has been advising the Ministry of Justice on the negotiating, drafting and tendering of a contract regarding a shared intelligence system with the Danish police. Clients recommend associate Anni Noes Westergaard.

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