We operate as a sounding board to our clients in all parts of the IT area.

Our advice is based on legal specialisation, industry knowledge and technical understanding and experience from numerous IT projects. We focus in particular, as do our clients, on outsourcing, Cloud and the new technologies in relation to AI, IoT, robots, Blockchain and Big Data and the challenges and changes these technologies entail.

In recent years, we have advised both customers and suppliers of IT services and have been involved in considerable transactions in this area in Denmark. Our clients include private enterprises, public authorities, buyers and suppliers of IT services, software producers, etc.

 

IT & Digitisation

TMT

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What the team is known for
Well-regarded team often advising on data privacy matters. Also handles IT outsourcing mandates, including procurement processes. Additionally assists with licence agreements.

Strengths
One source appreciates that the lawyers offer advice "tailored to our specific needs and with a huge understanding of the facts and our business."

Another interviewee similarly notes that "Bech-Bruun has a high level of commitment to its clients," and underlines the lawyers' "pragmatic approach to legal issues."

Notable practitioners
Niels Andersen is a respected lawyer who advises on a broad range of IT mandates, including licensing matters and technology agreements.

Chambers and Partners Europe, TMT

Information Technology

Ranked: tier 1

Bech-Bruun focuses on issues at the intersection between IT, data protection and IT security law. Key strengths include traditional IT system development and supply agreements, public and private procurement work, transfers, due diligence, and software licensing and IT operational services agreements concerning hosting and outsourcing services. In a recent highlight, the group assisted Energinet with a large outsourcing agreement, preparing and facilitating the bidding and contracting process involving data centres, infrastructure and IT systems. Niels M. Andersen and Mikkel Friis Rossa jointly head up the group.

‘They have knowledge from many cases which allows them perspective, and they advise at a level where theory can be converted to practice. They understand our business and the situation we are in and do not waste time on unnecessary formalities.’

‘Highly professional, pragmatic approach and quick to respond.’

Legal 500, Information technology

Telecoms

Ranked: tier 1

Niels M. Andersen leads the ‘incredibly skilled and very accessible’ telecoms team at Bech-Bruun, which is particularly adept at assisting domestic and international clients with regulatory issues, infrastructure agreements and data protection measures. The practice also advises on public and private procurements, M&A, reorganisations, outsourcings, transfers and licence agreements. Andersen also receives a steady flow of instructions related to consumer, insurance and marketing laws.

‘High professionalism. They have knowledge from many cases which allows them perspective, and advise at a level where theory can be converted to practice. They understand our business and do not waste time on unnecessary formalities.’

Legal 500, Telecoms

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