Niels Chr. Ellegaard > Plesner > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department


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.

Niels is author of the book “Robots Entering the Legal Profession” published in March 2019.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Information technology

(Leading individuals)

Niels Christian EllegaardPlesner

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’.

Denmark > Telecoms

(Leading individuals)

Niels Christian EllegaardPlesner

The team at Plesner has significant experience in all aspects of telecoms work, handling both transactional and contentious issues. In particular, the group has been highly active in telecoms outsourcing agreements, with newly promoted partner Michael Hur Bertelsen taking a lead role in these matters. Practice head Niels Chr. Ellegaard continues to advise major Danish and foreign telecoms companies and general corporates on complex regulatory issues.