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Niels Chr. Ellegaard

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IP Law, Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) Law, Outsourcing


Niels Chr. Ellegaard is responsible for the IT, Telecom and Outsourcing team. He is known for his ability to analyse and manage complex problems and projects.

During his career, Niels has been engaged in a wide array of practice areas and is, in addition to IT, Telecom and Outsourcing, involved in board work and corporate law cases.

Niels uses his extensive experience to prepare and negotiate contracts as well as to provide advice if disputes arise. He also serves as an arbitrator in IT disputes.

Niels is a certified IT attorney and has been chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Danish IT Attorneys.


Information technology

Within: Leading individuals

Niels Ellegaard - Plesner

Within: Information technology

Contractual work, data protection and cloud computing are key strengths of Plesner's practice, which acts for clients including Danske Bank and Google. Niels Ellegaard jointly leads the team and recently advised Tryg Forsikring on its service agreements with companies including TCS, LTI and Accenture. Fellow practice head Michael Hopp specialises in data protection and assisted Copenhagen Airport with its GDPR compliance.

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Within: Leading individuals

Niels Ellegaard - Plesner

Within: Telecoms

Plesner has notable expertise in public and commercial telecoms matters; group head Niels Ellegaard recently advised TT-Netværket on its outsourcing to Nokia, and transactional specialist Christian Kjølbye handled Macquarie's acquisition of TDC. Telenor, Fibia and OpenNet are also clients. Michael Hopp is the key name for data protection work.

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    Partner Søren Stenderup Jensen and Assistant Attorney Sebina Harder have written the article "Water plans and buffer strips: reducing emissions into watercourses", which has been published in the current edition of International Law Office (ILO).
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