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Aarhus, Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius
NJORD Law Firm, Miriam Michaelsen, Copenhagen, DENMARK

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Miriam Michaelsen

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NJORD Law Firm

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Employment and Labour Law, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Public Authorities


Miriam Michaelsen is specialised in individual and collective employment law, and she advises and assists both Danish and international enterprises as regards negotiation, legal proceedings, contract and commercial law.

Miriam Michaelsen excels at conveying complex legislative matters into clear, accessible and usable knowledge, based on which she has advised on and taught employment law and HR to Danish and international enterprises on an ongoing basis for the last ten years.

She often acts as back office for HR departments with professional as well as personal counselling.

As part of NJORD’s Company Law team, Miriam Michaelsen also assists clients with legal advice on company law, including purchase and sale of companies, etc.

Miriam Michaelsen has compiled her knowledge of all aspects of HR and employment law in NJORD’s HR eBogen, which is a law section free digital HR tool.

Miriam Michaelsen is the editor of the HR eBogen. HR eBogen is developed by NJORD Law Firm’s team of HR lawyers as an essential tool for small and large companies. We have compiled a work of reference, paradigms, and free courses – an all-in-one digital HR tool. Read more about HR eBogen.


NJORD Law Firm, partner (2016-); NJORD Law Firm, attorney(2015-2016); MAQS Law Firm, attorney (2013-2014); MAQS Law Firm, legal consultant and assistant attorney (2006-2013); Danish Chamber of Commerce, legal department, student assistant (2004-2006)


Danish, Swedish, and English


Member of the association Ansættelsesadvokater; Member of the Danish Labour Law Association; Member of the International Bar Association (IBA); Member of International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA); Founder and Chairman of the association Digitalt Ansvar (DIGA)


Admitted to the High Court of Denmark (2015); Admitted to the Danish Bar (2013); University of Copenhagen, Master of Law (2010); ESADE Business School, Barcelona (2007-2008)


Miriam Michaelsen also heads NJORD’s multi-disciplinary legal team, which advises on and conducts legal actions regarding illegal sharing of photos and film with offensive content on the internet. Dependent on facts, the cases concern claims for penalty, damages and compensation pursuant to e.g. the Danish Penal Code, the Danish Consolidated Act on Copyright, the Danish Data Protection Act, the Danish Marketing Practices Act, and the general law of damages.

In this connection, she has founded the association Digitalt Ansvar (DIGA), which among other things works to achieve up-to-date legislation and efficient investigation of digital criminal offences.



Within: Employment

The 'proactive, friendly and exceptionally professional' group at NJORD Law Firm focuses on employment litigation, agreements, incentive schemes and data protection matters. Miriam Michaelsen leads the practice and is an expert in handling contracts, disputes and negotiations with unions; and Lars Lokdam specialises in transactional issues.

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