Next Generation Partners

Telecoms in Denmark

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

The team at Accura Advokatpartnerselskab handles the full range of telecoms matters, including tenders and managed services contracts. Practice head René Thornfeldt acts on large-scale acquisitions and development projects, supported by associate Claus Rolsted, who is an IT specialist who assists with telecoms-related M&A transactions and regulatory matters. The team often also advises domestic and international system suppliers and operators on transactional issues.

Practice head(s):

René Thornfeldt

Other key lawyers:

Claus Rolsted

Key clients

Tagger Nordic ApS

8×8 UK Limited


Mono Solutions ApS


Alcatel-Lucent / Alcatel Submarine Networks Denmark ApS


Soracom DK ApS

Saint-Gobain Distribution Denmark A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised a global provider of social media platforms, content and communications services on various complex aspects in relation to a contemplated subsea cable project.
  • Advised Tagger Nordic ApS on setting up and preparing for distribution of IoT devices to customers in various European countries.
  • Advised international communication services provider 8×8 UK Limited on Danish regulatory requirements in relation to providing telecoms and other communication services in Denmark.

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert‘s market-leading telecoms practice handles the full spectrum of matters, including transactional and outsourcing issues. Torben Waage pilots the practice and uses his considerable experience in technology to advise telecoms operators and corporates on regulatory, contractual, and licensing matters. The team acts for a number of notable clients, such as SpaceX, AT&T and Verizon. Kristian Storgaard has ample experience in the negotiation and drafting of telecoms contracts, often advising coax and fibre networks on their transactional issues and Significant Market Power (SMP) regulations.

Practice head(s):

Torben Waage

Other key lawyers:

Søren Skibsted; Kristian Storgaard

Key clients








Link Mobility





Cellnex Telecom








Work highlights

  • Advised on public procurement and telecoms issues regarding a public tender for the establishment and running of the Danish national emergency radio network named SINE.
  • Advised Stofa/Norlys on the current process of regulating market 3 (wholesale broadband).


Plesner‘s practice is known for handling both transactional and regulatory matters within the telecoms sector, and regularly advises energy companies on the expansion of fibre networks, in addition to disputes and contractual matters. Niels Christian Ellegaard leads the team and frequently advises large domestic and international telecoms providers on fibre network issues, mobile activities and financial matters, while Michael Hur Bertelsen focuses on telecoms projects and often dispenses advice to network owners on the administration of fibre networks, in addition to outsourcing-related matters.

Practice head(s):

Niels Christian Ellegaard

Other key lawyers:

Michael Hur Bertelsen

Key clients



Telenor Denmark



Deutsche Telekom (formerly Sprint)







Work highlights

  • Represented TDC Net A/S in a case against the Ministry of Transportation, which concerned the distribution of costs in connection with the joint excavation of public roads when installing ducts for fibre cables.
  • Advised Global Connect A/S in connection with its agreement with Fiberteamet A/S, regarding cooperation on the installation of high-capacity fibre connections in residential multi-storey buildings.
  • Advising Fibia on its roll-out of wholesale access to service providers to its fibre network.


Bech-Bruun houses a strong IT, outsourcing and telecoms practice which often advises pension funds and corporates on transactional and contentious issues, including transmission rights and streaming mandates, often with a regulatory angle. Mikkel Friis Rossa and Niels M. Andersen jointly head up the practice from Aarhus and Copenhagen respectively. Andersen often advises domestic and international corporates such as Samsung and Microsoft on distribution agreements and regulatory requirements in relation to their products and services.

Practice head(s):

Mikkel Friis Rossa; Niels M. Andersen

Other key lawyers:

Joachim Nydam Bjerregaard

Key clients





Blackwood Seven

KDDI Europe Limited

Colt Core


Nordic Entertainment Group AB (NENT)


Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab‘s ‘multi-talented‘ team makes use of its international outreach to advise clients on 5G upgrade projects and network sharing projects in Africa, the UK, and the Middle East. The ‘professional and knowledgeableJulie Bak-Larsen and Jan Ussing Andersen co-head the team. Bak-Larsen handles the regulatory side of the practice and often provides ‘first-class‘ advice on contractual network planning issues, data centre set-ups, and colocation agreements, while Ussing-Andersen leads on the transactional side, advising clients on service models and deal structures. Associate Elayna Michelsen focuses on regulatory and commercial telecoms matters, including advising on the data retention obligations domestic telecoms providers are subject to. Neda Marica left the practice in September 2022 to go in-house.

Practice head(s):

Julie Bak-Larsen; Jan Ussing-Andersen

Other key lawyers:

Elayna Michelsen


‘Julie Bak-Larsen is professional and knowledgeable, her advice is always first-class.’

‘Deep, multi-talented bunch!’

Key clients

Digital Europe

Cisco Inc.

Tata Communications Inc.




Association Against Illegal Surveillance




Thy Mors Fibernet


Speedcast (Ultisat)

RAH Fiber

Jysk Energi

Work highlights

  • Representing the Association Against Illegal Surveillance against the Danish Ministry of Justice before the Danish Supreme Court on the invalidation of the current Danish Data Retention Order with reference to breach of civil rights to privacy, when requiring mass surveillance under the current telecoms regulation.
  • Advising Zoom on the implementation of its EMEA telecoms regulatory compliance.
  • Advising Tata Communications on providing e-sim based entertainment solutions and wi-fi in Land Rover and Jaguar cars.

Co Play Law

Technology focused firm Co Play Law houses a team commended for its ‘deep knowledge of the telco industry‘. The team often draws expertise from the firm's information technology practice to serve fibre and telecoms companies. Practice co-head Mandeep Singh Rathour has ample experience in telecoms and outsourcing mandates, while co-head Michael Brandt regularly represents alternative operators.

Practice head(s):

Michael Brandt; Mandeep Singh Rathour


‘Really engaged in finding solutions, the team is very good within technology.’

‘They have deep knowledge of the telco industry which is of great value, on top of that they are fantastic to work with and very talented.’

‘Industry knowledge is very high and their counselling is thereby of high value.’

Key clients


Faroese Telecom


Fuzion A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised Faroese Telecom on its agreement with Ericsson on the modernisation of its mobile network from 4G to 5G.
  • Advised Tele Greenland on its agreement with Ericsson on the modernisation of its mobile network from 4G to 5G.

DLA Piper Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark leverages its international reach to assist global corporates in the navigation and satellite navigation system sectors and telecoms providers with a variety of matters including competition, regulatory compliance, and corporate mandates. Sebastian Ingversen heads up the practice alongside Per Vestergaard Pedersen; Ingversen has over 15 years’ experience in advising telecoms companies on M&A and corporate related issues, and Pedersen often advises domestic and international players in the telecoms, satellite and space sectors.

Practice head(s):

Sebastian Ingversen; Per Vestergaard Pedersen

Other key lawyers:

Michael Klöcker

Key clients

TDC Group (Nuuday and TDC Net)



Tusass A/S (Tele Greenland A/S)

Polhem Infra AB

Work highlights

  • Advising Tusass (the Greenlandic incumbent) on a case regarding damages in connection with alleged refusal to supply.
  • Advising TDC Group (the largest telecoms provider in Denmark) on ongoing matters within a broad range of legal matters, including company law, competition law, regulatory compliance, real estate (ramp up of its reseller network, matters related to TDC’s leases and construction law) and procurement law.
  • Advising Tusass on a damages case regarding a vessel, which damaged a sub marine cable owned by Tusass, causing loss of internet connection in a substantial part of Greenland.

Gorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel‘s practice often advises domestic telecoms and fibre companies on corporate, copyright and data protection matters. Martin André Dittmer leads the team and advises telecoms companies on regulatory, M&A, and competition related issues. Lasse Skaarup Christensen has an IP-focused practice and assists domestic and overseas corporates with technology and telecoms issues.

Practice head(s):

Martin André Dittmer

Other key lawyers:

Lasse Skaarup Christensen; Hans Nikolaj Amsinck Boie

Key clients



Telenor Group


iCON Infrastructure


Work highlights

  • Advising Waoo A/S on all aspects of its business, including regulatory advice, marketing practices and consumer law, negotiation of content agreements with suppliers, copyright matters, privacy and data protection, competition law and general corporate counsel services.
  • Advising the Bornfiber group, a Danish fibre company owned by iCON Infrastructure, on the merger of group entities Bornfiber ApS, Zibrawireless ApS and Bornfiber Service Provider ApS (surviving).