About Niels M. Andersen

Education
Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 1992
Admitted to the Danish Bar Association 1986
Admission to practice law 1986
Master of Laws 1983

Language
English

Niels M. Andersen has extensive and long-standing experience in advising Danish and foreign enterprises on all types of issues concerning IT, intellectual property, technology, M&A, as well as entertainment.

Niels advises on all types of agreements and transactions related to these fields, including public and private procurement, outsourcing, transfers, licence agreements, due diligence, etc. He has also extensive experience in representing clients in cases concerning the infringement of intellectual property rights.

Niels is a certified IT lawyer by Danish IT Attorneys.

Finally, Niels is involved in professional activities concerning, among others, IT-related issues and the enforcement of intellectual property rights. He has given numerous lectures and talks on issues within his areas of expertise.

Personal ratings

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal 500 rating - 2016
- Intellectual property

Headed by Niels Andersen (...). Andersen has been advising Accenture on consultancy framework agreements and public tenders for state pension provider ATP.

Legal 500, Intellectual property

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2016
- TMT

Niels Andersen advises on IT technology and commercial contracts as well as transactional mandates in the TMT sector. Recent highlights include assisting Blackwood Seven with the purchase of Booming in Munich. Sources say: "He is a top-notch IT lawyer who is trustworthy and who you want to have on your side." 

Chambers and Partners Europe, TMT

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2015
- Information Technology

Niels Andersen heads the practice, (...)

Legal 500, Information technology

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2016
- Media and Entertainment

In 2014, Niels Andersen acted for The MBO Group in a dispute with Universal Music Group.

Legal 500, Media and entertainment

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2016
- Telecoms

Bech-Bruun’s practice head Niels Andersen handles telecoms-related M&A transactions, outsourcing, transfers and due diligence. Along with M&A partner Thomas Gjøl-Trønning, Andersen recently assisted Blackwood Seven with the company’s acquisition of Germany-based media agency Booming from Prosieben.

Legal 500, Telecoms

Engagements

  • Board of directors (member), Jan Bendix a/s
  • Board of directors (member), Burrito A/S
  • Board of directors (member), ZS Holding A/S
  • Board of directors (member), SF Film A/S
  • Member, TerraLex
  • Member, Danish Chapter of Young Presidents Organization
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)

Publications:

  • Telecommunication Laws in Europe - Chapter on Denmark
    9. Edition, Djøf, 2013, Book
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