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 2018
- TMT

Niels Andersen provides a broad range of advisory services to technology companies including regulatory and compliance support. He also acts on contentious mandates and outsourcing projects. Sources describe him as client-oriented and dedicated, saying: "He understands complex issues and argues cases forcefully and diligently."

Chambers and Partners Europe, TMT

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2018
- Information Technology

Bech-Bruun’s seven-partner team covers the full range of IT law matters, including software licensing, outsourcing agreements and IT-related transactions. Niels M. Andersen and Thomas Gjøl-Trønning advised technology company Blackwood Seven on its merger with performance marketing agency Two Nil.

Legal 500, Information technology

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2018
- Media and Entertainment

Bech-Bruun’s seven-partner group represents a wide range of clients from the music, radio and film industry. Co-practice head Niels M. Andersen advises PR company Quarterback on various matters, including recording agreements, license agreements and management agreements. The team also handles various sport-related issues; an example is the ongoing advice for the Danish Football Association on the UEFA European Championship finals in 2020.

Legal 500, Media and entertainment

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2018
- Telecoms

The seven-partner group at Bech-Bruun is best known for telecoms infrastructure agreements and data protection. Niels M. Andersen represented ACN Europe in an arbitration against Telia regarding overcharged fees, (...).

Legal 500, Telecoms

Engagements

  • Board of directors (member), Pactius A/S
  • Board of directors (member), Jan Bendix a/s
  • Board of directors (member), Burrito 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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