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DAHL Law Firm

Denmark > Information technology Tier 2

DAHL Law Firm is primarily instructed by clients on the supplier side of IT matters, underpinned by strong domestic SME sector expertise. While it has 'deep knowledge of IT contracts' and regularly handles outsourcing, procurement and licensing matters, the team has seen an uptick in IT-related M&A work, cloud solution and digitisation issues, and GDPR compliance and data protection matters. The department includes practice head Claus F. Sørensen, who has particular expertise in IT-related disputes, Tim Nielsen and Michael Rehling; it was also substantially bolstered in early 2021 with the recruitment of Mads Nygaard Madsen and Michael Goeskjær from Horten.

Practice head(s):

Claus F. Sørensen

Other key lawyers:

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


‘The practice’s experience within IT-contracts and their ability to establish a good climate for the negotiation to find good solutions for both buyer and seller is really good.’ 

‘Michael Rehling has a unique in-depth legal competence, commercial understanding and understanding of our services and offerings in the IT business. He balances this very well in the negotiations with our customers.’

‘Dahl Law Firm offers a complete set of services to our company.’ 

‘They are professional and competent in their field. You can get in touch with them quickly and they have a high professional level.’

‘They have a deep knowledge of IT contracts. At the same time, they have experts in several other areas so you are able to make a one-stop trip.’

‘Highly professional teams. Strong professional experts. Long-term relationship builders, we keep coming back. A pleasure to work with.’

‘Highly available and supportive. Takes responsibility and is highly skilled in both the individuals’ niche areas and in related areas.’

Key clients


Onomondo ApS

Globalconnect A/S

Nexta ApS

Iqvia Partners A/S

Kræftens Bekæmpelse

Npvision Group A/S

Søstrene Grenes Import A/S

Apento ApS

Denmark > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

On both the buy and sell side of transactions, DAHL Law Firm has extensive experience in mid-cap M&A, as well as acquisition financing, due diligence and transfer agreement matters. The ‘very agile and accessible’ team, which is headed up by Mads Rossen Jakobsen, has notable strength in the SME space, acting for a variety of manufacturing, IT and financial services clients. The group has additional expertise in management buy-ins and buy-outs.

Practice head(s):

Mads Rossen Jakobsen

Other key lawyers:

Henning von Lillienskjold; Kim Ricken Jørgensen; Torben Buur


‘Able to set a team to cover the full range of M&A activities. Takes great responsibility in the process and are highly supportive. Fast execution and high availability.’

‘They work fast and have a holistic view.’

‘We were the small against the big and DAHL has, in the shortest possible time, assembled a team of very competent people, all of whom in a very short time took us through an intense due diligence process.’ 

‘DAHL showed, to a very high degree, the ability to designate the right competencies for the individual tasks and no topics were forgotten or delayed.’

‘DAHL’s key competence is to work as a team and always be available in addition to, of course, providing good legal work.’

‘Torben Buur is a very competent person who is good at communicating and pleasant to work with. He is also skilled at collaborating and entering into complicated negotiations. Torben has this competence to a great extent.’

‘Understanding what is commercially important for the agreement and the ability to balance this in the dialogue with the counterparty.’

Key clients


Visma Danmark Holding A/S

SP Group A/S

IT Relation A/S

Denmark > Dispute resolution Tier 3

With a strong track record in the construction and insurance sectors, DAHL Law Firm's team is instructed on a range of domestic and cross-border litigation, as well as arbitration and mediation proceedings. It is spearheaded by the experienced Claes Wildfang, who also focuses on IP, insurance, and tort law matters. Other names to note include real estate and construction dispute specialist Niels Wulff and insurance dispute expert Peter Henrik Würtz.

Practice head(s):

Claes Wildfang

Other key lawyers:

Niels Wulff; Peter Henrik Würtz; Hans Erik Steffensen; Kristian Skovsgaard; Johanne Tofting Schaarup


‘The dispute resolution team at Dahl Law Firm is hardworking and capable of handling complicated and big cases at the highest level.’ 

‘Hans Erik Steffensen is highly skilled within construction law. He goes that extra mile for his clients.’

‘Johanne Tofting Schaarup is a young rising star within dispute resolution and construction law.’

‘Engagement, experience, professionalism, overview and stability in working with our case. Compared to other firms, this team has better expertise in arbitration cases.’

‘Very hardworking. Spending late evenings and weekends working on our case. Easy to communicate with and good and healthy personal relationship in our team.’

Key clients

Codan Forsikring A/S

Nordisk Svejsekontrol A/S

Valmont SM

CJ Anlæg Bolig Erhverv A/S

TG Verk Sp Færøerne

TG Verk SpIsland

Denmark > Intellectual property Tier 4

DAHL Law Firm has particular expertise in court actions concerning copyright and design infringements. Jointly led by Claus Sørensen and Søren Wolder, who both have strong cross-sectoral knowledge, the group also assists clients with commercial IP strategies, advice on commercialisation matters including license agreements, and the management of IP portfolios.

Practice head(s):

Claus Sørensen; Søren Wolder

Other key lawyers:

Claes Wildfang; Frederik Bruhn; Michael Rehling


‘We are always in good hands at DAHL and they are 100% focused on what makes it easy for us to keep our IP in good shape.’

‘Always on and ready to answer quickly with simple advice.’

‘The department covers all specialities with experts that possess all of the key competencies.’

‘The team has deep industry knowledge.’

‘Specialised staff with professional business knowledge and attitudes.’

Key clients

Automester Bramstrup ApS

Frifeldt ApS

DK Company A/S

DK Company Vejle A/S

Ikadan Plast A/S

Itelligence A/S

OG E-sport A/S

Denmark > Real estate and construction Tier 4

DAHL Law Firm primarily advises investors and corporations on the purchase and sale of commercial real estate, construction projects and contractual issues. The group also assists with sale and leaseback mandates, as well as the establishment and development of corporate properties, warehouses and production facilities. Poul Jensen is the key name to note.

Other key lawyers:

Poul Jensen

DAHL is a full-service law firm with more than 150 years of experience in giving advice to Danish and international clients. At DAHL, we are known for our ability to provide superb, uncompromising, and action-oriented legal advice.

We have a strong team of lawyers with extensive experience in both domestic and international legal matters. They work hard and focus on providing first class legal advice to clients of all sizes, ranging from small businesses to large corporations and government agencies.

Our mission is to help ambitious companies achieve top performances and to elevate these through exceptional legal and business-oriented advice, value-creating relationships and last but not least superb results. We build robust and long-term relationships with company owners, boards of directors and top management. We assist ambitious companies that value us taking part in their agenda and that we do our utmost to help them. We are known for our strong focus on collaboration – across geographical, professional, and business boundaries. Our legal advice is always delivered with the unique combination of professional breadth and great expertise.

We cooperate closely with leading law firms in other jurisdictions ensuring that our transactions are always handled in the most professional way.

Practice areas and method: Our lawyers provide the knowledge and problem solving needed by the Danish business community, the public sector and international companies – at all times. DAHL is known as a knowledge powerhouse especially within corporate and M&A, IT and tech, dispute resolution and intellectual property. Many of our specialists are among Denmark’s leading experts within their respective fields. We combine our legal knowledge with commercial and technological insights. When dealing with large and complex problems, our lawyers cooperate across legal areas and contribute with their own specialist expertise.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner Henning von Lillienskjold +45 88 91 94 15
Head of Intellectual Property and IT & Tech Claus F. Sørensen +45 88 91 92 79
Head of M&A Mads Rossen Jakobsen +45 88 91 95 53
Head of Dispute Resolution Claes Wildfang +45 88 91 93 01
Photo Name Position Profile
 Peter Bisgaard  photo Peter Bisgaard Peter Bisgaard is the strategic and commercial advisor to a number of…
 Simon Clark  photo Simon Clark Specialist Attorney Simon Clark works within the area of Tax Law primarily…
Mr Michael Goeskjær  photo Mr Michael Goeskjær Partner Michael Goeskjær is specialised in IT law, information technology, intellectual property…
Mr Nicolai Mallet  photo Mr Nicolai Mallet Partner Nicolai Mallet advises on general commercial law with main emphasis on…
Mr Thomas Markert  photo Mr Thomas Markert Partner Thomas Markert works within the field of corporate law, insolvency law,…
 Kathrine Mehlsen Søndergaard  photo Kathrine Mehlsen Søndergaard Kathrine Mehlsen Søndergaard is a certified IT attorney under the Association of…
Mr Tim Nielsen  photo Mr Tim Nielsen Partner Tim Krarup Nielsen has worked with IT law since 2008 and…
Mr Mads Nygaard Madsen  photo Mr Mads Nygaard Madsen Partner Mads Nygaard Madsen is a certified IT attorney and his specialisation…
International Lawyers' Network (ILN)

An increase in international business activities and cross-border transactions have created a larger demand for international legal services. At DAHL Law Firm, we see ourselves as a strong team player in international business activities.

For several years, we have worked resolutely in strengthening our competencies within international consulting, both through our strong relationships and through experience and know-how. In order to provide holistic advice to our clients, we have chosen to invest time and effort in being part of international networks. We do this to be able to continuously help our clients reach the most talented lawyers outside of Denmark.

Notably, we play an active role in the large international legal network, The International Lawyers Network (ILN). This network accounts for more than 90 independent full-service law firms worldwide. Through ILN, we cooperate with more than 5,000 competent lawyers in 66 countries, spread across six continents. Hereby, we have access to knowledge and resources that enable us to assist our clients with business activities outside the Danish borders.