Information technology in Denmark

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab’s multidisciplinary information technology team is praised as ‘extremely skilled and highly collaborative’. Core focuses of the practice group include acquisition of IT systems and large implementation projects, outsourcing of IT services, dispute resolution in the space, regulatory compliance, business process outsourcing agreements and mergers and acquisitions related to the technology sector. Practice head and ‘extremely skilled negotiator’ René Thornfeldt is known for his depth of experience on transactions ranging from IT acquisitions and development projects and large-scale outsourcing. Lærke Louise Nielsen advises domestic and multinational companies on outsourcing, IT acquisitions alongside other IT projects and disputes.

Responsables de la pratique:

René Thornfeldt

Autres avocats clés:

Lærke Louise Nielsen

Les références

‘The team is extremely skilled and highly collaborative. The combination of in-depth legal knowledge and business acumen provides unique value to the client.’

‘René Thornfeldt is an extremely skilled negotiator, and his ability to always seek solutions ensures that the right path is always chosen. ’

‘Besides the legal capabilities, the team has great knowledge.’

Principaux clients

Fiskars Corporation

Forsikringsselskabet Dansk Sundhedssikring A/S

FLSmidth & Co. A/S

PFA Pension

AP Pension


LEO Pharma A/S

VELUX A/S / VKR Holding A/S


Lessor A/S (part of Paychex Europe)

Radiometer Medical ApS (part of Danaher group)

Magistrenes A-kasse

Municipality of Greve

Teknisk Landsforbund og A-kasse

Thursday Consulting

Spar Nord Bank A/S

Outpost24 AB

BK Medical ApS

Roblon A/S

Ulykkesforsikringsselskabet for Dansk Søfart

Dansk Metal

Wolt Danmark ApS

Boyum IT Solutions

Merck & Co., Inc.

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners P/S

Gain & Co.

How to Robot

Subaio A/S



HusCompagniet A/S

Mediq B.V

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted global windows manufacturer VELUX in analysis and RfP negotiations in respect of nearshore virtual captive services.
  • Assisting HK on an ongoing basis in relation to all major IT contracts, including negotiations of new contracts as well as strategic discussions on the IT vendor landscape
  • Assisted Fiskars Group with a global outsourcing program for multiple vertical-specific outsourcing scenarios through use of vertical captive services or BPO services.


Bech-Bruun comes highly recommended for its ‘expert knowledge combined with high level of pragmatism and commercial understanding’ in the IT arena. The team’s core work encompasses the entire spectrum of IT matters, including IT system development and supply agreements, software licensing and IT operational services agreements concerning traditional hosting and outsourcing services, alongside emerging technologies such as IoT, AI and blockchain media and formats, such as SaaS-, IaaS- and PaaS-based IT services. Niels M. Andersen advises on public and private procurement, outsourcing, transfers, licence agreements and due diligence arising out of transactions in the IT sector. Andersen co-leads the department with Mikkel Friis Rossa who is an expert on matters which involve data protection and cybersecurity, including marketing and complex digital transformation projects. Joachim Nydam Bjerregaard handles contractual and regulatory issues pertaining to IT and telecommunications.

Responsables de la pratique:

Mikkel Friis Rossa; Niels M. Andersen

Autres avocats clés:

Joachim Nydam Bjerregaard; Peter Lind Nielsen

Les références

‘Expert knowledge, combined with a high level of pragmatism and commercial understanding.’

Principaux clients






Royal Unibrew


Region Zealand

DeiC (Danish e-infrastructure Cooperation)

Danish Foreign Ministry



Euro Cater A/S

Georg Jensen A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Acquired the operation of Svenske Handelsbanken in Denmark, which was closed on 1st of December 2022.
  • Advised DeiC on the drafting of new contracts within supercomputer development, capacity sharing contracts between Danish Universities, and contracts for the participants in the Danish Research Network. The work involved advising on international treaties and agreements e.g. SatCOM RDA (Research Data Alliance), Danish Node, LUMI Supercomputing, NORDUnet etc.
  • Advising Bunker Holding Group, one of the leading bunker oil providers in the world, on the implementation of NIS2 (cybersecurity) within the global group, including rendering advice on related IT security.

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab is praised for its ‘unparalleled experience within IT law, combined with a truly business-minded and commercially reasonable approach’. High-end IT transactional work, public digitisation projects and digital infrastructure matters are among the team’s core competencies in the space. Practice head Jan Ussing Andersen is a specialist in outsourcing and technology projects, with a focus on regulated sectors including telco and financial services. Pre-eminent practitioners Lau Normann Jørgensen and Martin Von Haller Grønbæk are key points of contact within the team. Jørgensen has over 20 years' experience in software development, licensing, technology joint ventures, outsourcing, data monetisation, AI and digitisation projects. Von Haller Grønbæk is an authority on DLT, blockchain and NFTs, as well as open source and data, big data, smart contracts, and the platform economy. Julie Bak-Larsen’s impressive practice emphasises the cross-over between telecommunications and information technology. Nicolai Dragsted left the firm in March 2023.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jan Ussing Andersen

Autres avocats clés:

Jesper Langemark; Lau Normann Jørgensen; Martin von Haller Grønbæk; Julie Bak-Larsen

Les références

‘The unparalleled experience of the team within IT law, combined with a truly business-minded and commercially reasonable approach, makes this team unique.

‘Lau Normann Jorgensen is one of the grand men in the Danish IT law environment, and his skills and knowledge within this area of the law is second to none.’

‘Jan Ussing Andersen is a very efficient and experienced subject-matter expert within IT-contract law. A good sense of humor and good communication skills adds value to negotiations (particularly the difficult ones).’

Principaux clients

Ascendis Pharma A/S

Capgemini Danmark A/S

Copenhagen Airports

CyberFortress LLC

e-nettet A/S

Epic Systems Corporation


FeatureSpace, Inc.

Hewlett-Packard ApS and Inc

AP Moller Maersk

Fujitsu A/S

Hitachi Data Systems

IBM Danmark ApS


Milestone Systems A/S

Miracle Knowit A/S

Kombit A/S


Novo Holdings A/S

Twoday (formerly Visma)

Region Syddanmark

Danmark Apotekerforening (Danish Pharmacists Association)

Danish Ministry of Taxation



Too Good to Go

Tia Technology A/S (a Sapiens company)

Topdanmark A/S


Scalepoint Technologies

Saxo Bank

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised NNIT in its 1.3 bDKK carve-out of its infrastructure operations business, including approx. 50 large-scale multi-year technology services contracts.
  • Advised the company behind Denmark’s 7-Eleven stores on the aftermath of a cyberattack which shut down the retailer for several days, including the contentious work involving the service provider and their insurers.
  • Advised Capgemini in their successful bid for and contract with Nuuday in a five year AD/AM outsourcing deal.

Gorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel handles the full spectrum of information technology cases for leading Danish and international organisations across a range of key industry sectors, spanning outsourcing, IT contracts and contract management, through pre-litigation and dispute resolution, and alongside digital transformation and digital regulatory work. Ole Horsfeldt, Tue Goldschmieding and David Telyas collectively head up the practice. Horsfeldt handles complex technology transactions, including outsourcing, IT development, IT implementation, system acquisition projects and digital transformation projects. Goldschmieding has extensive experience within outsourcing and IT transactions, as well as complex data protection matters and the handling of legislative and security-related issues, whilst Telyas advises on matters concerning data protection, marketing, consumer and cookie law. At associate level, Christian Aaby Köhler advises on the outsourcing of business processes, deals and IT services.

Responsables de la pratique:

Ole Horsfeldt; Tue Goldschmieding; David Telyas

Autres avocats clés:

Christian Aaby Köhler

Les références

‘It is very innovative, creating good solutions and new ways of solving problems.’

‘Tue Goldschmieding is an exceptional skilled lawyer, with knowledge in almost all parts of Danish and EU law. Not only is he skilled and has extensive experience within IT contracts, but he is also pragmatic and provides excellent, well thought-through solutions. He has my highest recommendation.’

Principaux clients

Novo Nordisk A/S

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Ramboll Group A/S

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S

Danske Bank A/S

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert’s IT group is praised for its ‘excellent expertise and pragmatic solutions’. The team advises across all aspects of traditional IT matters including project work, licensing, cybersecurity, M&A, outsourcing and regulatory work but also frequently sees mandates arising out of emerging spaces including blockchain, artificial intelligence, fintech and green-tech projects. Head of practice Søren Skibsted is known for his ‘outstanding knowledge of the IT industry’, whilst Christel Teglers specialises in digital transformation and technology-related projects.

Responsables de la pratique:

Søren Skibsted

Autres avocats clés:

Jan Hvarre; Jette Hessellund Lauridsen; Torben Waage; Pia Kirstine Voldmester; Kristian Storgaard; Christel Teglers; Mia Thulstrup Gedbjerg

Les références

‘Christel Teglers excels in making complex matters simple and communicates with the client in a straightforward manner. Søren Skibsted is very professional in his approach to and dealing with the client. He makes a great effort to understand the business of the client and to accommodate even the unspoken needs.’

‘Excellent expertise and pragmatic solutions.’

‘They have very strong technical skills and a good understanding of the industry.’

Poul Schmith

Poul Schmith maintains its active bracket in the IT space, known for advising governmental bodies on large-scale IT projects, alongside handling cross-border matters involving IT-related issues. Tom Holsøe, Anni Noes Westergaard and Thomas Dithmer collectively lead the department. Holsøe comes recommended for his ‘unique experience’ and as ‘one of the best lawyers within information technology’. Westergaard’s practice emphasises strategic digitalisation projects, major transformation projects, procurement processes and contracts. Dithmer is ‘highly experienced within information technology’ and handles both contentious and non-contentious matters, including contracts, procurement, outsourcing, cloud projects, and IP rights.

Responsables de la pratique:

Tom Holsøe; Anni Noes Westergaard; Thomas Dithmer

Autres avocats clés:

Anders Thede Bossen; Milena Anguelova Krogsgaard; Emil Bisgaard; Daniel Boye Lassen

Les références

‘Tom Holsøe has unique experience and is one of the best lawyers within information technology.’

‘Thomas Dithmer is our trusted adviser when it comes to information technology. His legal and commercial foundation is extremely strong, and his experience from drafting and negotiating the most infrastructural critical IT-solutions in Denmark creates a significant value for us.’

‘Daniel Boye Lassen offers high expertise within IT contracts. His advice is commercially sound and solution-oriented.’

Principaux clients

The Five Danish Regions

Grundfos Holding A/S

The IT and Development Agency of the Danish Ministry of Taxation

Agency for Public Finance and Management – Ministry of Finance

Agency for Governmental IT Services

Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation

Danish Agency for Digitisation

Andel Holding A/S

DSB (Danish State Railway)

Banedanmark (Ministry of Transport)

Statens og Kommunernes Indkøbsservice A/S (“SKI”)

ATP Ejendomme

The Danish Environmental Portal (“DMP”)

Danish Agency for Data Supply and Infrastructure

The Danish Court Administration

Principaux dossiers

  • Representing Grundfos Holding A/S and numerous other companies within the group – the world’s leading manufacturer of pumps – in setting up a compliance program to ensure that Grundfos Holding A/S is compliant with NIS2 in October 2024.
  • Representing the Danish Agency for Public Finance and Management in a dispute against mayor telecommunications operator, Telenor A/S.
  • Representing the Danish Police in the outsourcing of operation, maintenance, support and further development of a portfolio of the Danish Polices existing IT systems.


Plesner remains well-known in the Danish marketplace for its strong track record on both contentious and non-contentious matters, alongside specialist knowledge of cloud computing and regulatory requirements for financial businesses. The team is praised for providing ‘to-the-point, pragmatic and business-oriented advice’ and is spearheaded by Niels Christian Ellegaard, who excels at negotiating IT-contracts as well as assessment and handling of disputes relating to IT-projects. Tech-sector M&A expert Michael Hur Bertelsen frequently advises on large-scale IT project work.

Responsables de la pratique:

Niels Christian Ellegaard

Autres avocats clés:

Michael Hur Bertelsen; Nina Bech Damgaard Pedersen

Les références

‘The practice provides to-the-point, pragmatic and business-oriented advice.’

‘Owing to his impressive technical knowledge and legal expertise,  Michael Hur Bertelsen is second to none. Michael is an outstanding negotiator who consistently fights for his client’s position while maintaining a pleasant negotiating climate.’

Principaux clients





Secure Device



Danske Bank

AP Pension


LB Forsikring


Telenor Denmark

Metro Service

Tryg Forsikring


Sund & Bælt Holding

Kemp & Lauritzen

Travel Operations

Fellowmind Denmark (ProActive)



Eva Solo

Principaux dossiers

  • Acted on behalf of Agilitas Private Equity in connection with its acquisition of NNIT A/S’ IT infrastructure outsourcing business in a complex carve-out transaction.
  • Assisted LB Forsikring with a complete re-negotiation of the agreement for its core insurance system.
  • Advising Nets – the leading PayTech provider in the Nordics – in a variety of IT/technology/outsourcing-related matters, including negotiations with major IT vendors.


Boutique IT and technology firm CO:PLAY LAW is well-known for its deep sector expertise and ability to advise across the entire spectrum of high-end information technology matters on behalf of a client base that includes corporations, private equity-backed companies and smaller businesses. Practice head Mandeep Singh Rathour has over 20 years' experience and advises on complex IT-related transactions and disputes. Pre-eminent practitioner Michael Brandt comes highly recommended as a ‘very tech-oriented lawyer with a good understanding of IT technology, combined with an excellent understanding of law and tax’.

Responsables de la pratique:

Mandeep Singh Rathour

Autres avocats clés:

Michael Brandt

Les références

‘Industry knowledge combined with a commercial “can-do” mindset.’

‘Available to support us whenever we need it. Solution-focused, commercial mindset and a person who is curious about our business, strategy and supports that journey with legal competency.’

‘Michael Brandt is a competent IT lawyer.’

Principaux clients

Globeteam A/S


Auditdata A/S


Tusass A/S

Impact Media


Den Danske Dyrlæge Forening (the Danish Veterinary Association)

Ackermann Kommunikation

Cloudhuset A/S

Robotto A/S

Coherence ApS

E-bureauet A/S

Firtal Tech ApS

Idun ApS

Travelmaker Solution ApS

Visual Information Systems A/S

XNOVO Technology ApS

Fuzion A/S

Go Autonomous ApS

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Tusass on its RfQ and purchase of a Satellite Hub Solution system (hardware/software) for the Amazonas Nexus satellite (the Greensat).

DAHL Law Firm

DAHL Law Firm predominantly focuses on representing supply side clients within the technology sector, across all areas of IT law including all types of contracts, handling of disputes, and advising on regulatory matters such as data protection. Frederik Bruhn and Michael Rehling jointly head up the team and are key points of contact for project acquisition agreements and outsourcing matters, and negotiating IT contracts and dispute resolution in the space, respectively. Michael Goeskjær specialises in IT law and telecoms-related matters, including negotiation of contracts regarding complex IT-deliveries, IT litigation, and software licence. Mads Nygaard Madsen is a key contact for IT contracts, software licensing, handling of IT disputes, and data protection.

Responsables de la pratique:

Frederik Bruhn; Michael Rehling

Autres avocats clés:

Mads Nygaard Madsen; Michael Goeskjær; Tim Nielsen

Les références

‘Michael Goeskjær has a unique gift for making complex legal issues more clear and comprehensible. He has an exceptional ability to communicate with both legal and business departments.’

‘The team at DAHL Law Firm are unique. Extremely qualified and professional.’

‘A careful team, with a honest wish to understand our case and thereafter advise us in the best way.’

Principaux clients

DXC Technology


Volkswagen AG



The Danish Cancer Society

Visma Acubiz A/S

Conscia A/S

Aarhus Municipality


Umbraco A/S

Itadel A/S

Improsec A/S

Mentor IT A/S

Miracle 42 A/S ApS

Ghost Ship Holding ApS

Scandi Systems A/S

Logisnext Denmark A/S

Digitaliseringsforeningen Sjælland (DIGIT)

Tata Consultancy Services

Principaux dossiers

  • Advises Volkswagen AG with regard to a number of general sales conditions and related documents for a wide range of VW digital products/services accessible from inside and outside the cars.
  • Advises Visma Acubiz regarding drafting of data processing terms and conditions.
  • Advises Søstrene Grenes Import A/S in connection with process of acquiring a new ERP solution.

DLA Piper Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark possesses a wealth of experience in IT and technology-related contracts, particularly tech outsourcing, IT systems procurement, GPP criteria, and public procurement. Data protection, cyber security including NIS2, and new technologies are other core focuses of the team, headed up by Marlene Winther Plas, who has more than 25 years' experience of technology-related law and data protection issues. Head of litigation Jon Lauritzen is the go-to name for contentious matters arising out of the sector.

Responsables de la pratique:

Marlene Winther Plas

Autres avocats clés:

Jon Lauritzen

Les références

‘They have a very good understanding of the information technology domain.’

‘Valuable insights and business knowledge, taking our business challenges into account and delivering dedicated solutions.’

‘Marlene Winther Plas is highly dedicated and always provides efficient, professional and valuable insights. She is a highly accomplished lawyer, who is very solution-oriented and a pleasure to work with.’

Principaux clients


Landsbyggefonden (the Danish National Housing Fund)

Økonomistyrelsen (section under the Danish Ministry of Finance)

Skanlog A/S


City of Copenhagen

PNO Holding A/S

Userneeds A/S

Trafikselskabet Movia

DCC Energy A/S


Loyalty Key Cardlinked ApS

Kamstrup A/S

Brøndbyernes IF Fodbold A/S


People Test Systems

The Danish Ferry Secretariat

The Harbour of Aarhus

Safty ApS


Principaux dossiers

  • Assisting Landsbyggefonden with the tender for a large and complex IT development project involving the development of a data warehouse, which is managed by the institution, while at the same time developing a financial posting system and a number of APIs for existing systems, which are licensed to (and used by) a number of decentralized units (social housing organizations) that report to the central data warehouse.
  • Assisting FlexDanmark with negotiations with Netcompany and has provided the stakeholders of legal opinion on termination of the contract.
  • Assisted the City of Copenhagen on the procurement of an IT system managing housing of citizens in Copenhagen and suburbs, including the drafting of a large and complex IT contract, that includes support, maintenance and system operation.

Aumento Law Firm

Aumento Law Firm has bolstered its IT practice with the arrivals of new practice co-heads Anders Wernblad and Claus Spangenberg from NJORD Law Firm and Lund Elmer Sandager, respectively. Under the pair’s leadership, the team focuses on IT contracts, system development and delivery processes, IT outsourcing, including procurement processes, hosting and cloud licensing, IT-Security, e-commerce, and IT-related M&A and disputes.

Responsables de la pratique:

Anders Wernblad; Claus Spangenberg

Les références

‘Great insights and swift understanding of requirements.’

‘Claus Spangenberg made it very easy for us to get started on a new contract template, straight to the core of the required services, invaluable understanding of the space and necessities required to complete the process in a very timely manner.’

Principaux clients

Cookie Information A/S

ProCon Solution A/S

Boligsiden A/S A/S

Conxion ApS A/S ApS

NutraQ ApS

Adapt A/S

Keybalance A/S

Memox A/S

Serwiz A/S

Pipol A/S

Crowdeyes ApS

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle acts on the full spectrum of IT issues, including contract drafting, software licence agreements, outsourcing, e-commerce, internet domain names and IT-related disputes. Morten Stadil is praised as ‘dedicated and available’, and for providing ‘high-quality advice’ with his practice emphasising corporate and transactional matters. Stadil co-heads the department alongside Kasper Laustsen, who is a key name for outsourcing, IT disputes and transactions related to digital companies.

Responsables de la pratique:

Morten Stadil; Kasper Laustsen

Les références

‘Strong legal knowledge compared with solid business understanding.’

‘Morten Stadil is dedicated and available, providing high-quality advice.’

Principaux clients

Danske Bank


Berlingske Media A/S

Goldman Sachs

GRO Capital

TV 2 Danmark

DLG Group






Veo Technologies ApS

Danske Shoppingcentre

Axcel Management A/S

Trapeze Group

Analog Devices

Karnov Group AB

Pamplona Equity Partners, L.P.

Waterland Private Equity

Roima Intelligence/Intera Partners

ServiceNow, Inc.



Framework Digital


Principaux dossiers

  • Advised listed legal information service provider Karnov Group AB in connection with a cross-border agreement to acquire the legal & regulatory information-based businesses of Thomson Reuters in Spain and Wolters Kluwer in Spain and France in a carve-out transaction for a cash consideration of EUR 160 million.
  • Assisted Danish based tech company Veo Technologies with strategic advice on IT related matters and drafted their standard use and subscription-based terms and partnering agreements.
  • Provide ongoing advice to, an innovative Danish technology company, which provides one of the best rated e-commerce platforms in the world.