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Lund Elmer Sandager, Michael Møller Nielsen, Copenhagen, DENMARK

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Michael Møller Nielsen

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Lund Elmer Sandager

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Michael is Head of Employment Law and Partner. Michael primarily advises employers on all matters arising from employment law, but also within legal fields closely related to employment. He has broad experience within dispute resolution, litigation and due diligence in connection with transactions and outsourcing. As a special area of expertise, Michael assists enterprises which are subject to a collective bargaining agreement related to the interpretation of the collective bargaining agreement and disputes with trade unions concerning breaches of collective bargaining agreements, and continuously advises companies met with a claim by trade unions to enter into a collective bargaining agreement. Michael has a very international profile and his client portfolio includes publicly listed companies in different jurisdictions and he cautiously advises HR departments based outside of Denmark.


After obtaining his law degree in 2005, Michael served with Denmark’s largest trade union, 3F from 2005-2007, and the law firm of Abel og Skovgård Larsen, 2007-2009. Afterwards, he joined Bech-Bruun from 2009-2014 as Attorney at Law. In 2014, Michael became Head of Employment at Lund Elmer Sandager, and in July 2015, he was promoted to become associate partner. In addition, Michael became a member of the Panel of experts at Danes Worldwide in 2014, and in 2015, he started serving as Deputy Chairman in Danish Justice Foundation. Moreover, he is Chairman of the board at Boschung Scandinavia A/S. as well as in LADEGAARD Partner ApS. Michael is currently employed by Copenhagen Business School as an external lecturer and teaches ad hoc a various courses and seminars.


Scandinavian, English and German


Danish Employment Lawyers’ Association - The Danish Association for Labour Law - EELA – European Employment Lawyers’ Association - The Association of Danish law firms


Master of Laws, Copenhagen University in 2005 - Admitted to the Danish bar in 2009



Within: Employment

Lund Elmer Sandager's department is led by Michael Møller Nielsen, who has broad expertise in employment law and is notably strong in collective bargaining agreements; he advised Espresso House and Ryanair respectively on their collective bargaining agreements. Associate Julie Flindt Rasmussen is also a key name to note.

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