Susanne Stougaard

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Susanne Stougaard specialises in data protection law compliance

Susanne Stougaard advises Danish and non-Danish businesses, public enterprises as well as public authorities on compliance within all areas of data protection law. 

She is highly experienced in handling international data transfers, data protection law security breaches and control of suppliers. With a unique expertise she assists clients in the preparation of data protection law analyses, mapping of personal data, implementation of the GDPR and data protection law due diligence in connection with business transfers. 

Susanne has a background in employment & labour law and is thoroughly familiar with HR-related personal data.

In addition, Susanne is a regular lecturer at seminars and courses on data protection law, and she is course manager of Bech-Bruun's DPO training programme.

In April 2017, Berlingske Business appointed Susanne one of the 100 greatest talents under the age of 35 in the Danish corporate sector. 



The Team

Data Protection

  • Data Protection
  • Compliance
  • IT, Tech & Digitisation
  • New Technology
  • FinTech
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Legal 500 - Bech-Bruun

The IP and technology team at Bech-Bruun works with a range of clients, including public bodies, Danish businesses and global corporations. (…) the group advises on the full gamut of data protection issues, from GDPR disputes and outsourcing mandates to DPO services and the implementation of data protection compliance programmes. Other key members of the team include Susanne Stougaard, who focuses on gap analyses and data mapping (…).

Susanne Stougaard has been listed as a Next Generation Partner by Legal 500.

Susanne Stougaard is an easy-to-work-with seasoned lawyer with a very high level of expertise in data protection. She provides pragmatic and practical advice.”

Legal 500, Data privacy and data protection


Education and language

  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • Education abroad: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • English