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Lundsgaard & Partnere

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The firm: Lundsgaard & Partnere is a litigation boutique specialising in litigation and arbitration. This specialisation is a unique characteristic of the firm, as no other law firm in Denmark has a similar profile or strategy.

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Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab houses the ‘strongest team in Denmark’ for IT and outsourcing work. It focuses on large industry clients, financial institutions and other regulated industries including the pharmaceuticals and medical devices sectors. The team has specialised knowledge on both the consumer and supplier side in relation to complex IT and outsourcing transactions. Practice head René Thornfeldt handles large-scale IT acquisitions and acts for banks, pension funds and trade unions, while Lærke Louise Jeppsen specialises in advising large pharmaceuticals companies and is praised by clients for her ‘ability to be precise and one step ahead’.

Practice head(s):

René Thornfeldt

Other key lawyers:

Jens Harkov Hansen; Dan Ermose; Lærke Louise Jeppsen; Anne Mette Sand Nielsen

Testimonials

‘No doubt, the team is a high performing and top tier team that is second to none within the practice in question. As a client you immediately get the sense that the respective team members complement each other well and actually enjoy working side-by-side.’

‘Lærke Louise Nielsen. She is able to identify the main issues/risks immediately and is not risk adverse. Her communication style is direct and non-legal colleagues enjoy working with her due to her ability to be precise and one step ahead.’

‘Dan Ermose – experienced and solid legal advice.’

‘Extraordinarily skilled legal professionals with undivided client attention, always able to carry the workload of the client and bring only problems or decision-elements forward and keeping all the “noise” away from the client staff and stakeholders. Well-oiled legal machine with an extreme focus on getting the job done, but getting it done right and on time.’

‘René Thornfelt is an outstanding partner with unrivalled insight within it-outsourcing, exceptional availability, highly skilled on both legal and financials, and with an extreme market insight on the IT outsourcing supplier situation, pricing, terms and historic pitfalls/lessons learned within the area of outsourcing, and particularly within financial sector outsourcing.’

‘Anne Mette Sand Nielsen, Assistant Attorney, assisted René Thornfelt in an impeccable and deeply professional manner, beyond what could be expected based on seniority and role.’

‘Accura is very strong at business process outsourcing and IT sourcing, I believe them to be the strongest team in Denmark.’

‘Great technology and business understanding are among the capabilities which Accura is good at. Easy and agile to work with.’

Key clients

Fiskars Corporation

PFA Pension

AP Pension

HK

LEO Pharma A/S

VELUX A/S / VKR Holding A/S

CBRE

NKT A/S

DHI A/S

Lessor A/S (part of Paychex Europe)

Statens Serum Institut (SSI)

Radiometer Medical ApS (part of Danaher group)

Magistrenes A-kasse

Municipality of Greve

Teknisk Landsforbund og A-kasse

BankInvest Holding A/S

H. Lundbeck A/S

Global Scanning Denmark A/S

PA Consulting

KPMG P/S

Thales Denmark A/S

GEA Process Engineering A/S

Akademikernes A-kasse

Spar Nord Bank A/S

Merck & Co., Inc. (Merck Sharp & Dohme in Europe)

Baden-Jensen A/S

Outpost24 AB

BK Medical ApS

Roblon A/S

VetGruppen A/S

Ulykkesforsikringsselskabet for Dansk Søfart

Work highlights

  • Advised Fiskars Corporation in relation to the outsourcing of IT services (infrastructure, service desk and application services) which comprise the majority of Fiskar’s IT services to HCL Technologies.
  • Assisting AP Pension, one of Denmark’s largest pension providers, with the renegotiation of the master services agreement concerning AP Pension’s outsourcing of its IT Infrastructure as well as application management and development to NNIT A/S.
  • Assisting HK in relation to renegotiation of HK’s IT outsourcing agreement which resulted in adding additional scope and extending the term of its existing outsourcing partner.

Bech-Bruun

Bech-Bruun handles the full spectrum of issues relating to IT law, including traditional IT system development and supply agreements as well as emerging technologies such as AI and blockchain media. The strength of the team’s capabilities is reflected in its client roster that includes Microsoft and Samsung. It is particularly strong in the area of data protection and has extensive experience providing TMT advice to public sector clients. Practice head Mikkel Friis Rossa advises on IT matters and new technologies at the intersection between IT, data protection and marketing law, while Niels M. Andersen maintains a prominent reputation in the IT space.

Practice head(s):

Mikkel Friis Rossa

Other key lawyers:

Niels M. Andersen

Testimonials

‘Specialised and very huge knowledge of all legal areas with EU competition law.’

‘The collaboration, people and flexibility have been and are outstanding.’

‘The knowledge of our business and need. It provides quick and good answers to our challenges and at an acceptable price.’ 

‘Always very quick to respond and use all the specialists there are in Bech Bruun, so we always get the best and still the experience of one point of contact.’

Key clients

Salling Group

Microsoft

Samsung

Energinet

JYSK A/S

Aarhus Airport

Lessor (Paychex)

Arp-Hansen Hotel Group

Kvadrat

Monjasa

Pandora

Royal Unibrew

Accenture

Region Zealand

KK Wind Solutions

Municipality of Aarhus

Work highlights

  • Assisted Energinet in relation to the outsourcing of the Nordic Regional Security Coordinator (Nordic RSC) which is owned by the Energy authorities in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland.
  • Drafting of a development, implementation and maintenance agreement, including SLA etc. for Aarhus Municipality’s public procurement of a new IT system to handle social services and payments based on a hybrid model (Waterfall and agile development).
  • Acted for Microsoft for more than 25 years and recently acted for the client on the enforcement of copyright against infringement, and in relation to the EU public procurement process of software under the governmental purchase organisation SKI.

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab is an ‘excellent firm with several of the leading Danish IT lawyers’. The group is well known for its cross-border capabilities, leveraging its global network to provide a full-service international offering that includes offshore outsourcing work, data protection compliance projects, e-commerce wotk and M&A transactions within the technology sector. Led by Jesper Langemark, the team includes a number of prominent practitioners, including ERP contracts specialist Nicolai DragstedMartin von Haller Grønbæk, who specialises in open data and blockchain issues; digitisation expert Lau Normann Jørgensen and Julie Bak-Larsen, who handles contentious matters. Jan Ussing Andersen is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Jesper Langemark

Other key lawyers:

Lau Normann Jørgensen; Martin von Haller Grønbæk; Nicolai Dragsted; Julie Bak-Larsen; Jan Ussing Andersen

Testimonials

‘An excellent firm with several of the leading Danish IT lawyers. The only true international IT law firm in Denmark, providing great value to any company with cross-border activities.’

‘Bird & Bird is exceptional in combining in-house specialists. Few cases are limited to one area of expertise, so it provides great value that they can combine knowledge of IT with EU law, human rights and litigation.’

‘Bird & Bird in Denmark, is for our company, by far the best law firm in Denmark. High expertise, quick response times, and provides customized legal support and advice, and last but not least, transparent billing.’

‘Especially Jan Ussing Andersen stands out as an incredibly knowledgeable and pragmatic leader in his field.’

‘Jesper Langemark is an outstanding IT contract lawyer and negotiator. He has in-depth knowledge of IT and the IT industry and knows how to connect the dots between IT projects and contracts. He gets to the point and understands what brings value to the client and what does not. He is an extremely strategic thinker and understands how to get through tough negotiations without destroying relationships. Additionally, Jesper is incredibly pleasant and easy to work with.’

‘The team is characterized by a very unique understanding of our business, and therefore they are able to give us advice that is very business-oriented, and focus on pragmatic and reasonable business solutions to legal issues.’

‘When working with Bird & Bird, there is always a good atmosphere, and a quick turn around of the advice requests. All professionals are experts in their area. Very good collaboration amongst the teams.’

Key clients

Coop

Maersk

e-nettet A/S

Epic Systems Corporation

HP Inc Denmark ApS

Hewlett-Packard ApS

Ascendis Pharma A/S

Netcompany A/S

VP Securities A/S

Fujitsu A/S

Hitachi Data Systems

UNIT4 A/S

IBM Danmark ApS

DXC Technology

Tech Mahindra

Milestone Systems A/S

Miracle A/S

Kombit A/S

Novo Holdings A/S

Visma Consulting

Novo Foundation

City of Copenhagen

City of Aarhus

Region Syddanmark

Region Midtjylland

Danmark Apotekerforening

Dagrofa

Digital Europe

Miracle A/S

Danish Ministry of Taxation

Trustpilot

Motorola

Too Good to Go

Nilfisk

Tia Technoloy A/S (a Sapiens company)

Topdanmark A/S

Copenhagen Airports

Work highlights

  • Advising the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI) on commercial contracts related to delivering blockchain services and smart contracts application, on regulation consortium and establishing a new legal entity and on compliance with EU regulation, including GDPR.

Gorrissen Federspiel

The IT group at Gorrissen Federspiel is part of the firm’s wider IP and digital business department. The team has broad IT expertise, covering outsourcing and IT contracts, pre-litigation and dispute resolution as well as digital transformation and regulatory work. The ‘highly talented team’ is jointly led by Ole Horsfeldt and Tue Goldschmieding; Horsfeldt is well known for developing a contract management methodology that has been implemented at Danske Bank, while Goldschmieding has extensive experience in the privacy and cybersecurity space. Senior counsel Christian Aaby Köhler is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Ole Horsfeldt; Tue Goldschmieding

Other key lawyers:

Christian Aaby Köhler

Testimonials

‘Good sector expertise with genuine industry experts.’

‘Highly talented team. First to implement new trends into contracts. Great knowledge of the market.’

‘Christian Aaby Köhler: Highly talented, shows great awareness of trends in the market. He has a formidable knowledge when it comes to IT and outsourcing, adding true value both under the negotiations and during implementation. The go-to young IT lawyer in Denmark.’

‘I really enjoy working with GF, I think they are very professional and timely. They deliver what is agreed and are also very empathic.’

‘The best information technology team in Denmark with great legal and technical experience and understanding.’

‘Ole Horsfeldt is the go-to partner on information technology in Denmark. He has a lot of experience and is very good at understanding the situation of the client.’

Key clients

ISS Group A/S

Danmarks Nationalbank

Danske Bank A/S

Arla Foods Amba

P27

LEO Pharma A/S

Saint-Gobain Nordic A/S

Pandora

HusCompagniet A/S

Novo Nordisk

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Work highlights

  • Supporting P27, a provider of pan-Nordic payment infrastructures, on its outsourcing of IT systems and operations of the Nordic IT infrastructure for clearing and settlement and bill payment.
  • Assisting Danske Bank with the renegotiation of large contract portfolio of both critical and important outsourcing agreements and agreements to secure EBA compliance within the deadline set out in the EBA guidelines and the Danish Executive Order implementing the guidelines.
  • Represented Novo Nordisk in relation to the negotiations of a new global IT infrastructure agreement with its primary IT service provider NNIT.

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert advises global telecoms and IT operators on the full gamut of IT issues, including AI, 4G and 5G radio access networks, and green-tech projects, amongst others. The team assists an impressive client roster of prominent vendors and customers, working for both Danish and international blue-chip companies. Practice head Søren Skibsted is ‘second to none’ and is regularly instructed on large technology projects and disputes within the Danish and wider Nordic market. The team is also well-equipped to advise on issues relating to the energy and technology sector, with Jan Hvarre specialising in this area. Jette Hessellund LauridsenTorben Waage and Christel Teglers are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Søren Skibsted

Other key lawyers:

Jan Hvarre; Jette Hessellund Lauridsen; Kristian Storgaard; Torben Waage; Christel Teglers

Testimonials

‘They are very skilled within all aspects of IT, including outsourcings, and capable of handling all disciplines from contract drafting over negotiations to disputes.’

‘Christel Teglers is a very competent lawyer with excellent legal skills, which she combines with a pragmatic and solution-oriented mind-set to achieve the best possible solutions for the client.’

‘Availability, skills, experience, customized and operational solutions.’

‘The team is responsive, holds a deep understanding of what is important for us as clients and in general is billing as agreed and expected. Has a broad range of competencies and there is a willingness to support bringing the client to the right group of experts.’

‘Great team and most diligent in Denmark.’

‘Sören Skibested – smart lawyer with great personality and energy skills – trust him in all matters’

‘The firm is innovative 360* in all its services. They are able to effectively utilize technology in both the data room, negotiation and tender planning process. Also, they are able to advise not only on law but on key aspects of an IT project or IT outsourcing ensuring value creation on the service delivery model, the financial model and the KPI/SLA regime. It is very impressive and I have not seen anything similar from other firms.’

‘Søren Skibsted, partner at the firm and head of TMT. Søren is beyond doubt the one and only IT/Telco star in Denmark. No one compares to him and his reputation is second to none.’

Key clients

Alm. Brand

Tryg

DSB (the Danish State Railways)

Capgemini

ATP

Icotera

Danish Financial Authority

E-boks

Arla Foods

Codan Forsikring

Scientia

Rambøl

Telenor

Saxo Bank

TIA Technology

DFDS

LEGO

Bristows LLP

PFA

AP Møller – Maersk

Danske Bank

Ørsted

Topdanmark

Sopra Steria

TDC (national PTO)

Finance Danmark

KPS Consulting

MobilePay

Verizon

Stofa

Telenor

Norlys/Stofa

Altibox,

AT&T

Link Mobility

Firmafon

Net 1

4T

Digiplex

Eniig

ScienceLogic Inc.

Lockheed Martin

Varian

LD Pensions

The IT and Development Agency of the Danish Ministry of Taxation

Naviair

Bizbrains

Haldor Topsoe A/S

DLR Kredit A/S

Per Aarsleff A/S

e-nettet A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised MitID on establishing a new national authentication infrastructure to replace NemID with the new ‘MitID’.
  • Advised TopDanmark on a key cloud platform, insurance core system and systems integrator agreement for its multiyear transformation programme.
  • Advised Alm. Brand on first-of-its-kind white-label partnership with Volkswagen/Semler concerning the distribution of motor insurance and digitalisation projects.

Poul Schmith

Poul Schmith is highly skilled in IT contracting issues and has niche expertise in EU public procurement practices relating to IT contracts. The firm is best known for representing public sector clients and handles a range of large-scale IT projects, many of which are of national significance due to the group’s primary role as adviser to the Danish government, regional authorities and municipalities. Practice co-head Tom Holsøe ‘combines impeccable subject matter knowledge of software and digitalisation with best-in-class procurement law advice.’ Fellow practice head Anni Noes Westergaard is an expert in healthcare-related IT issues. The firm also has a separate digitisation and regulations department.

Practice head(s):

Tom Holsøe; Anni Noes Westergaard

Other key lawyers:

Peter Hedegaard Madsen; Rasmus Holm Hansen; Milena Anguelova Krogsgaard; Anders Bossen; Thomas Dithmer

Testimonials

‘Their knowledge and insight in regards to the public governmental administration in Denmark is unique, and is very valuable to us – the law alone does not always provide the necessary answers and results.’

‘Anni Noes Westergaard – Highly skilled and excellent communicator. Gives clear and concise advice and support to all matters – even those that are not directly related to legal.’

‘The people I have worked with are in general very talented, with a commercial mind-set, and structured and friendly approach. In regard to outsourcing, Tom Holsøe is our first choice as he is very experienced and has developed a state-of-the-art legal framework for outsourcing.’

‘Overall a great team, which is a guarantor for high quality legal and business solutions. Good at allocating appropriate resources for projects, taking responsibility and delivering high-quality products on time.’

‘Is always available. Provides practical guidance – prepares proposals and delivers templates and presentations. Communicates constructively and advises based on context. Value for money.’

‘The team is in regard to legal knowledge and efficiency highly professional, it targets the jobs with a precise understanding of the needs of the customer. The team has a solid understanding of the special obligations of a public sector agency.’

‘Thomas Dithmer and his team deliver strong, solution-oriented and on time legal and commercial advice on complex IT procurements and contractual issues.’

Key clients

Ministry of Finance

Norlys

Ministry of Taxation

The IT and Development Agency

Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation

Ministry of Justice

Danish Agency for Digitisation

Banedanmark (Ministry of Transport)

DSB (Danish State Railway)

The Danish Court Administration

The Danish Export Credit Agency

Agency for Governmental IT Services

Ministry of Data Supply and Efficiency

Agency for Public Finance and Management – Ministry of Finance

The five Danish Regions

Rejsekort & Rejseplan A/S

Work highlights

  • Advising on contracts and negotiations for a GOV-Cloud IT Service using Microsoft cloud services with a deal value of over €100m.
  • Advising the national operational staff (NOST) on the “Smittestop” app, which allows citizens to inform people they have been in close proximity with, in case they become infected with Covid-19.
  • Advising The IT and Development Agency of the Danish Ministry of Taxation on the procuring and contractual design of the new tax system for real estate and housing, a matter with a deal value of over €100m.

Plesner

Integrated with the data privacy and protection department, Plesner‘s technology and outsourcing team covers all aspects of IT-related issues. The team is praised as ‘thought leaders within the area’, handling both contentious and non-contentious matters, with noteworthy areas of expertise in cloud computing technologies and regulatory requirements for financial businesses. Led by Niels Christian Ellegaard, the team primarily advises blue-chip clients. Michael Hur Bertelsen is praised for being ‘very knowledgeable’ and ‘technically strong’.

Practice head(s):

Niels Christian Ellegaard

Other key lawyers:

Michael Hur Bertelsen; Michael Hopp

Testimonials

‘The team is first of all very competent and are thought leaders within the area. They have developed the Legal Hub, that is a web tool, gathering relevant information to business people within the legal area.’

‘Plesner provides excellent specialist advice in IT-related matters.’

‘Niels Chr. Ellegaard provides consistently high-quality legal advice within all aspects of IT Contracts.’

‘Michael Hur Bertelsen is a very knowledgeable, technically strong lawyer with great drafting and communication skills. He is very creative, discrete and diplomatic in finding solutions during difficult negotiations and potential disputes. I would recommend him to everyone!’

‘The Plesner IT practice advises from an in-house business-minded perspective, not from a distanced risk-averse mindset. They also have the technical expertise to understand the software service/product which is being licensed in/out.’

‘Very competent and professional service.’

Key clients

Accenture

Nets Denmark A/S

Netcompany

Semler Gruppen

Danske Bank

HusCompagniet

Sitecore

Finansiel Stabilitet

Kemp & Lauritzen

MT Højgaard

GF Forsikring

LB Forsikring

Sentia

TDC

GlobalConnect

Formpipe Software

Nordea

Coop

PKA

Persequor

Fracturecode Corporation

Sund og Bælt Holding

Sygeforsikringen Danmark

Work highlights

  • Advised Sentia Denmark A/S on the complex and strategically important divestment of its data centre operations and the conclusion of a long-term, customised co-location contract.
  • Advised Volkswagen Semler Finans Danmark A/S on the conclusion of a development agreement applying an iterative approach for a critical residual value solution and subsequent application support and maintenance agreement for the solution.
  • Advised Sygeforsikringen “danmark” on the negotiation and conclusion of a contract covering the implementation and operations of a new insurance policy management system, which represents a major digital transformation and the largest IT investment to date by Sygeforsikringen “danmark”.

CO:PLAY

CO:PLAY is a highly specialised IT law firm that provides legal support to businesses operating within the IT, AI and technology sectors. Handling disputes and transactions, the team acts for leading technology companies as well as SMEs and start-ups. Mandeep Singh Rathour acts for both local and international clients on both the customer and IT-vendor side, while Kim G. Hansen has over 25 years of core IT experience. Michael Brandt is another key practitioner.

Practice head(s):

Mandeep Singh Rathour; Kim G. Hansen

Other key lawyers:

Michael Brandt

Testimonials

‘Excellent insight in IT issues, fair prices and transparent billing.’

‘CO:PLAY is one of the very few IT-law niche players in the Danish market. They are very agile in their approach and provide advice that is to the point and shows their knowledge of the industry.’

‘Pragmatic and likeable, Kim G. Hansen has a long-established position as one of the most frequent supplier legal representatives. He is solution-oriented, knows the industry and often has a de-escalating effect when things get difficult.’

‘CO:PLAY is a legal team of incredibly skilled and savvy people within the software and tech area. They work with you in a very open, practical, and honest approach.’

Key clients

Globeteam

PensionDanmark

Auditdata A/S

Fitness World A/S

Pure Gym Ltd

Tele Greenland A/S

Targit A/S

KMD A/S

NNIT A/S

Capgemini Danmark A/S

CUBS A/S

Qemploy A/S

Headlight A/S

Monsterbilligt.com

7Peaks A/S

DBU A/S

Krifa

XSuite Nordic ApS

Formpipe Software A/S

MultiQ Danmark A/S

Keylane A/S

Copenhagen Sensor Technology A/S

Edora A/S

SEC Datacom A/S

Itavis ApS

Epteca GmbH

Cincom Corp.

Work highlights

  • Advised PensionDanmark on the contract with Festina Finance on the development of the core of its new pension management system.
  • Representing Globeteam in its dispute with Domstolsstyrelsen (the Danish Court Administration) regarding the delivery of a court case management system.
  • Advising Auditdata on its journey from primarily being a software licensing vendor to becoming a cloud-based SaaS provider, including the transformation of its various agreements.

DAHL Law Firm

Praised for its ‘superb quality of legal expertise’, DAHL Law Firm primarily represents suppliers of technology services and also advises major IT clients as well as SMEs. The team has particular strength in negotiating IT contracts and handling complex IT disputes, with experts Mads Nygaard Madsen and Michael Goeskjær being key practitioners in this area. Led by Claus F. Sørensen, the firm’s capabilities within the technology sector is reflected in its work for various Danish industry associations, including The Danish ICT Industry Association. It also handles cloud solutions and digitisation issues as well as GDPR compliance matters.

Practice head(s):

Claus F. Sørensen

Other key lawyers:

Tim Nielsen; Michael Rehling; Mads Nygaard Madsen; Michael Goeskjær; Frederik Bruhn

Testimonials

‘DAHL Law Firm has proven to be unique in their mindset when it comes to service delivery, and the adoption of technology. Beyond the superb quality of legal expertise, and deep industry knowledge, the team has genuine interest in how they can better help our business as a whole, by adopting innovation themselves. This is what sets DAHL apart from competitors in the market.’

‘High IT/technology skills and a team of strong professionals. Great service and support.’

‘Deep insights in the business and practices.’

‘The people we have cooperated with at Dahl shows a very high level of domain knowledge within IT contracts, hereunder SaaS. Further, they are always very flexible if a tough deadline needs to be met.’

‘Frederik Bruhn is a formidable person. One of the smartest and kindest lawyers I have the privilege to work with. He is the first person I call when I need advice and help. And he has gone above and beyond for me and for our company.’

‘Professional team that focuses on collaboration legal skills and understands how global companies work and how to put legal risk into a commercial context.’

‘Michael Rehling has very strong legal skills and understands how global companies work and how to put legal risk into a commercial context.’

‘I have the pleasure of working with a number of partners within Dahl. All of them are heavily dedicated to me as a customer and have great knowledge about our company. This makes it much easier to work with them.’

‘To us, the uniqueness is about the specific capability/knowledge about IT stuff and contracts. In addition, the firm is engaged in the Danish association of IT companies, guiding on standard IT contacts etc., which to us underlines a high level of competency and updated knowledge within IT legal stuff.’

Key clients

DXC Technology

EG A/S

Volkswagen AG

Dansk Beredskabskommunikation A/S

Onomondo ApS

NTT Data A/S

3Shape group

Nexta ApS

Kræftens Bekæmpelse

Acubiz A/S

Npvision Group A/S

Søstrene Grenes Import A/S

Carlog System

Apento ApS

Improsec A/S

Mentor IT A/S

Miracle42 A/S

ITm8 A/S

Itadel A/S

Conscia A/S

Redwood Software Nederland B.V.

Work highlights

  • Represented DXC Technology before the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement in a matter where the Complaints Board has ruled in favour of DXC Technology.
  • Advising EG on its drafting of a large number of IT contracts to implement and adapt it’s comprehensive contract templates used in its daily business in different business units.
  • Advising Volkswagen AG in regard to a number of general sales conditions and related documents for a wide range of VW digital products/services placed inside and outside of the cars.

DLA Piper Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark has extensive experience in IT outsourcing contracts and has strong capabilities within dispute resolution. Led by Marlene Winther Plas, the team is retained by the Municipality of Copenhagen and the Danish Ministry of Finance to handle public procurement IT outsourcing projects. On the contentious side, Jon Lauritzen assists clients in IT disputes before the Danish courts and in arbitration proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Marlene Winther Plas

Other key lawyers:

Jon Lauritzen

Testimonials

‘The team has excellent insights in IT and a good commercial understanding. They are easy to work with and highly efficient.’

‘Jon Lauritzen stands out!’

Key clients

PDC A/S

Landsbyggefonden (the Danish National Housing Fund)

Økonomistyrelsen

Skanlog A/S

AKQA A/S

City of Copenhagen

PNO Holding A/S

Userneeds A/S

Trafikselskabet Movia

CPH Business

Dan Church Aid

GS1

Cookie information

Dansk Distribution A/S

Work highlights

  • Assisting the City of Copenhagen on the procurement of an IT system managing the housing of citizens in Copenhagen and suburbs.
  • Assisting Økonomistyrelsen on the implementation of outsourcing of an IT system handling salary payments to all employees of the Danish Government.
  • Assisting the City of Copenhagen on the procurement of an IT system managing the education of the Danish language for citizens in Copenhagen.

Bruun & Hjejle

Acting for clients across a range of sectors, the team at Bruun & Hjejle handles the full spectrum of IT law issues, including e-commerce work, internet domain name matters and outsourcing contracts. Practice head Morten Stadil provides ‘excellent legal advice’ in the media, business services and IT industries while Kesper Laustsen handles disputes and transactions related to digital companies.

Practice head(s):

Morten Stadil

Other key lawyers:

Pia Kirstine Voldmester; Kasper Laustsen

Testimonials

‘Strong business understanding combined with excellent legal knowledge.’

‘Morten Stadil has consistently provided excellent legal advice – to the point, accessible and always very pleasant to work with.’

Key clients

Danske Bank

Portchain

Berlingske Media A/S

Goldman Sachs

GRO Capital

DLG Group

SDC

Soundboks

JustEat

NETS

Enreach

Veo Technologies ApS

Danske Shoppingcentre

Roku

Trapeze Group

Analog Devices

Work highlights

  • Advised Goldman Sachs Asset Management Division and GRO Capital on the sale of Danish tech and software company Trackunit to global software investor Hg.
  • Advised 9altitudes (owned by Waterland Private Equity) in connection with two separate acquisitions in the IT sector: Optimate Invest and Bredana Solutions.
  • Assisting Danske Shoppingcentre (owned by ATP Ejendomme og Danica Pension) with strategic advice relating to its purchase of future IT services.

Lund Elmer Sandager

Primarily focusing on IT contracts, outsourcings, hosting issues and cloud licensing work, the IT group at Lund Elmer Sandager serves a wide-ranging client base, including international clients in the Danish market.  The team is jointly led by certified IT lawyer Torsten Hylleberg and Claus Spangenberg, who handles the acquisition and implementation of large and complex IT solutions.

Practice head(s):

Torsten Hylleberg; Claus Spangenberg

Testimonials

‘Claus and his team has clearly a lot of experience, when it comes to the problems that often evolve under IT-projects. Claus and his team has a preventive, realistic and strategic approach, under which you are certain that all scenarios are thought through.’

‘Claus is a very likable sympathetic, but sharp kind of person, which makes you feel comfortable and listened to as a customer.’

Key clients

Autobranchen Danmark

CoworkIT

Toyota Denmark

Process Factory

TV2 Regions

Sodexo

Freja Transport & Logistics

Pipol

Toyota Financial Services Danmark

DJØF

Gorm Agency

ServiceHuset

Adecco

NgeneR

Reflow

Justface Fitness ApS / Justface Retail ApS

Recover

Toyota Insurance Management

Danoffice IT

Alldialogue

Work highlights

  • Acted for Alldialogue, a software development company, in a contractual dispute with an important public/governmental customer.
  • Assisting Autobranchen Danmark with complex contract negotiations and drafting of inbound licensing agreements and supplier agreements for Autobranchen Danmark.
  • Advising TV2 Regions Broadcasting on IT and technology agreements, mainly outsourcing and technology licensing agreements as well as drafting privacy policies, drafting and negotiations of standard data processing agreements.

NJORD Law Firm

Led by Anders Wernblad , NJORD Law Firm‘s IT and telecoms team has extensive expertise in the intersection of IT and public law, handling large IT procurement projects in Denmark. The group works closely with its IP department and advises on issues concerning data protection, data processing and compliance. E-commerce mandates, ASP services and software licenses are other areas of expertise for the team.

Practice head(s):

Anders Wernblad

Testimonials

‘There is a sharp and thorough quality in Anders Wernblad’s legal opinions, which makes them highly reliable and valuable in difficult negotiations.’

‘They are house-lawyers. They know me and my partners inner most thoughts and aspirations with the business and related private matters.’

‘We have very close contacts and they they know our business inside out.’

Key clients

Procon Solution A/S

Adapt A/S

Boligsiden A/S

Conxion A/S

Luxplus ApS

Arbit Cyber Defence Systems ApS

Cookie Information A/S

NutraQ ApS

Signicat AS

Creditro A/S