Niels M. Andersen

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Niels M. Andersen is an IT, IP and Entertainment specialist

Niels M. Andersen has extensive experience advising Danish and non-Danish enterprises on all types of issues within IT, intellectual property, technology, telecom, M&A as well as entertainment. 

Niels’s expertise includes advice on all types of agreements and transactions, including public and private IT procurement processes, over outsourcing, business transfers, licence agreements, due diligence, etc. 

Niels is dedicated and client-oriented as an adviser and skilled at finding workable legal solutions to highly complex issues. Niels is furthermore an experienced and skilled advocate, having conducted a considerable number of cases concerning infringement of intellectual property rights. 
Niels is certified as an IT attorney by the Association of Danish IT Attorneys and is involved in professional activities on, among other things, IT-related issues and enforcement of intellectual property rights. He is one of the founders behind the contract management system Pactius and is furthermore a seasoned lecturer on his areas of expertise. 

For a number of years up to 2007, Niels held the positions of vice-chairman and subsequently chairman of Bech-Bruun.

The Team

IT, Tech & Digitisation

  • IT, Tech & Digitisation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Regulatory Issues
  • New Technology
  • Compliance
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The ‘experienced and skilled‘ team at Bech-Bruun handles the full scope of IT matters, from traditional system development and operational service agreements, to emerging technology issues relating to blockchain, IoT, and robotics. Based in Copenhagen, co-head Niels M. Andersen advises domestic and overseas corporates on public and private procurements, transfers and due diligence in addition to contract management related IT issues. (...)

Niels M. Andersen has been listed as a Leading individual by Legal 500.

Legal 500, Information Technology, 2023


Bech-Bruun houses a diverse team which advises on the full spectrum of media and entertainment issues across the social media, film, TV, and music industries. The team frequently acts for artists, licensing agencies and record companies on matters relating to distribution via traditional media and online streaming platforms. Niels M. Andersen and (...) jointly head up the practice; Andersen has long-standing experience in advising on the licensing, recording, and publishing of music and often represents international media companies (...).

"Niels M. Andersen and (...) form a strong team by being in touch with their clients situation and having important market understanding."

Niels M. Andersen has been listed as Hall of Fame by Legal 500. 

Legal 500, Media and Entertainment, 2023


Bech-Bruun houses a strong IT, outsourcing and telecoms practice which often advises pension funds and corporates on transactional and contentious issues, including transmission rights and streaming mandates, often with a regulatory angle. (...) and Niels M. Andersen jointly head up the practice from Aarhus and Copenhagen respectively. Andersen often advises domestic and international corporates such as Samsung and Microsoft on distribution agreements and regulatory requirements in relation to their products and services.

Niels M. Andersen has been listed as Hall of Fame by Legal 500.

Legal 500, Telecoms, 2023


  • Board of directors (Chairman), Kraka
  • Board of directors (member), Burrito A/S
  • Representative, TerraLex
  • Member, Danish Chapter of Young Presidents Organization
  • Member, certified IT lawyer, The Association of Danish IT Attorneys
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)


  • Telecommunication Laws in Europe, Djøf, 2013. Book
  • Retsplejeloven og Bruxelles I-forordningen , Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2008. Book
  • Retshåndhævelse af immaterialrettigheder, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2006. Book

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court
  • Admitted to the Danish Bar Association
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English
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"I generally have an intuitive ability to picture the end result, and I have a very strong work drive, leading the process towards this end result."
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