Mr Steen Lassen > Lassen Ricard > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

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Attorney, partner, admitted to the Supreme Court. Highly experienced, international corporate lawyer and arbitrator, both as chairman of arbitral tribunals and as arbitrator appointed by a party. Appointed by the Minister for Economic and Business affairs as member of a group of financial experts, where Steen Lassen investigated whether the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority complied with applicable legislation during the period 1999-2005. In that connection Steen Lassen inspected the ten largest financial institutions in Denmark. Appointed by the Minister for Culture as member of the committee that prepared legislation on the preservation of evidence in connection with the infringement of intellectual property rights (1999-2000). Legal advisor to the Danish prime minister before the tax allowance investigation commission, legal advisor to the speaker of the Danish Parliament in relation to the Farum investigation commission, and legal advisor to the Permanent Secretary of State in relation to the Stateless Commission investigation. Recommended within the areas of intellectual property, media and entertainment law (by Legal 500) and technology, media and telecommunications law (by Chambers).


Danish, English, German, Swedish and Norwegian.


Steen Lassen holds a number of chairmanships, among others of the Sportgoods Foundation and the Holck-Larsen Foundation, and has taken the initiative for a number of socially relevant projects, including India Today/Copenhagen Tomorrow.


City of London College (1969), University of Copenhagen (MA (Law) 1971), Harvard Law School (LLM) (1976-1977), and foreign associate with the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, New York, USA (1977-1978).

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Media and entertainment

(Hall of Fame)

Steen LassenLassen Ricard

With a wide-ranging Nordic practice, Lassen Ricard counts major Danish and European broadcasters, as well as web and radio-based media companies on its clients roster, which it advises on digital copyright issues, media law-related matters, licence agreements and the provision of on-demand online streaming services. Henrik Schütze and practice head Peter Lambert specialise in litigation concerning media liabilities, equitable remuneration, freedom of expression issues and privacy protection. Steen Lassen and Kristina Blichfeldt Lautrup have vast experience advising broadcasters on contracts with TV distributors relating to retransmissions and linear distributions.

Denmark > Intellectual property

(Hall of Fame)

Steen LassenLassen Ricard

Lassen Ricard primarily advises clients in the media space on IP rights and digital copyright issues including assisting radio and television broadcasters, third party TV distributors and online services with the use of audio-visual material and the acquisition and exploitation of copyrights. Group head Peter Lambert represents clients in contentious court proceedings, while Steen Lassen regularly drafts and negotiates copyright agreements.