Anders Birkelund Nielsen

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Anders Birkelund Nielsen is a procurement and contract law specialist

As a procurement and contract law specialist, Anders Birkelund Nielsen advises contracting authorities and utilities on the obligation to tender, designing tender strategy, drafting tender material and contracts as well as conducting tenders. He advises enterprises submitting tenders on complying with suitability requirements, ensuring conformity and optimisation of bids in relation to specific award criteria. In addition, Anders has extensive experience in conducting cases before the Complaints Board for Public Procurement and the ordinary courts.

Anders is solution-oriented, and with his high professional standards, high level of diligence and positive attitude he is a popular adviser with both clients and colleagues.

Contract law is also a major part of Anders’s work, where he advises on, among other things, interpretation and resolution of any disputes related to existing contracts. Finally, Anders has taught Community procurement law at the University of Copenhagen.


The Team


  • Procurement
  • EU & Competition
  • Public Law & Administration
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Legal 500 - Bech-Bruun

Bech-Bruun fields experts in competition, merger control, public procurement and general EU law. [The group] regularly represents large public sector and multinational clients in competition law proceedings before Danish regulatory bodies and the EU Commission. The group is also highly regarded for its handling of major procurement mandates, including contentious proceedings, tender procedures, tender drafts and tender optimisation work. (...) Anders Birkelund Nielsen [is a] practitioner to note.

Legal 500, EU & Competition


  • Board member, Danish Public Procurement Law Association
  • Member, Danish Society for Construction and Consulting Law


  • Konkurrenceretlig analyse af liberaliseringen af den europæiske elforsyningssektor, med fokus på netværksadgang, Justitia, 2003. Article
  • Udbudsloven, kapitel 12: Pligt til at offentliggøre evalueringsmetoden - hvad nu?, Ex Tuto, 2016. Article

Education and language

  • LLM
  • Admission to practice law
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
  • Master of Laws
  • English