Next Generation Partners

Rising Stars

Telecoms in Denmark

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab‘s IT and outsourcing department has a strong presence in the telecoms market and is involved in large telecoms-related tenders and managed service contracts; the practice assists national and international telecoms systems suppliers and operators with the full range of issues, including contracts, tenders and regulatory matters. Leveraging the firm’s large M&A practice, the team also often participates in transactional work. Department head René Thornfeldt is experienced in projects and M&A activities, while Peter Brask Tind focuses on the sale and purchase of technology-based businesses, transitional service agreements and data protection issues.

Responsables de la pratique:

René Thornfeldt

Autres avocats clés:

Peter Brask Tind

Principaux clients

Norlys a.m.b.a.

Tagger Nordic ApS

8×8 UK Limited

Alcatel-Lucent / Alcatel Submarine Networks Denmark ApS


Soracom DK ApS

Saint-Gobain Distribution Denmark A/S


Megaport (Ireland) Limited


Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted Norlys with entering into a binding term sheet with Telia Company agreeing upon the key terms on which Telia Company agrees to sell 100% of its operations and network assets in Denmark to Norlys valued at an expected DKK6.25bn.
  • Assisted VoCoVo on the legal aspects of its key commercial agreement with a large Danish retail customer, which involved the provision of IT communication services to the customer.
  • Advised 8×8 UK Limited on Danish regulatory requirements in relation to providing telecoms and other communication services in Denmark.

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert advises on all aspects of telecoms law, spanning disputes, regulatory matters, contracts and transactions, and is engaged by a variety of clients including public authorities, infrastructure owners and providers, manufacturers, and end users. Torben Waage leads the group and advises on contracts, licenses, business relationships and regulatory matters; he also assists clients with dispute resolution and is a certified mediator. Søren Skibsted, who is head of the firm’s information technology group, advises on large telecoms projects, including RAN and CORE networks, as well as assisting with the outsourcing of network operations. Kristian Storgaard has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating telecoms and IT procurement contracts.

Responsables de la pratique:

Torben Waage

Autres avocats clés:

Søren Skibsted; Kristian Storgaard

Principaux clients





Stack (DigiPlex)



Link Mobility





Cellnex Telecom








Alka Mobil


Principaux dossiers

  • Assisting Nuuday A/S with the outsourcing of application development services and application maintenance services for its legacy systems.
  • Assisting Stofa/Norlys in connection with the process of regulating market 3 (wholesale broadband).
  • Advised Norlys on a large number of transactions including a conditional agreement for the sale of 35% of its fibre company, Norlys Tele, to a consortium consisting of the Dutch pension fund PGGM and the French investment company EDF Invest.


Plesner‘s technology and outsourcing team has vast experience within the regulatory and transactional aspects of telecoms work, and is experienced in assisting with the expansion of fibre networks, handling telecoms outsourcing arrangements, and acting in telecoms disputes. While ‘extremely skilled’ co-head Niels Christian Ellegaard has extensive experience in regulatory telecoms work, co-head Michael Hur Bertelsen assists with telecoms and technology-related transactions and often leads on large telecoms projects. Nina Bech Damgaard Pedersen has extensive experience with drafting and negotiating all types of technology contracts, including telecoms agreements.

Responsables de la pratique:

Niels Christian Ellegaard; Michael Hur Bertelsen

Autres avocats clés:

Nina Bech Damgaard Pedersen

Les références

‘Niels Christian Ellegaard is extremely skilled within his field of competences and has a very business-oriented approach, always flexible.’

Principaux clients



Telenor Denmark


Deutsche Telekom (formerly Sprint)




Danske Bilimportører


Sprint (Deutsche Telecom)


Principaux dossiers

  • Acted for Telenor in a lawsuit against the Danish State regarding the Danish State’s transition from Telenor to a new provider and the payment for services upon expiration of a major telephony agreement.
  • Assisted Nuuday (TDC) with the sale of its on-demand movie business (Blockbuster) to SF Anytime.
  • Representing The Danish Car Importers in a case against the Danish Agency for Data Supply and Infrastructure regarding the use of SIM cards in cars and the right to bind car owners to use a specific SIM card installed in the cars by a mobile network operator, and hence the service providers engaged by the mobile network operators.


Bech-Bruun’s telecoms practice group advises clients on the full breadth of mandates in the sector, and benefits from its close connection to the firm’s IT and data protection practice. Niels M. Andersen leads the team and has extensive experience in advising Danish and foreign enterprises on all types of issues concerning IT, telecoms, technology and commercial contracts as well as transactions related to these fields. Joachim Nydam Bjerregaard has a particular focus on the correlation between technology and commercial issues.

Responsables de la pratique:

Niels M. Andersen

Autres avocats clés:

Joachim Nydam Bjerregaard

Principaux clients





Blackwood Seven

Motion Picture Licensing Company (MPLC)

Odsherred Efterskole


Nordic Entertainment Group AB (NENT) (listed)

Jyske Bank

Trackunit A/S


Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Samsung on all the aspects of the launch and marketing of Galaxy Mobile Phones, TV-products and other related products including marketing, distribution agreements, advertising campaigns etc.
  • Advising MPLC in relation to the new Danish Bill on copyright regarding transmission rights, public performance and streaming, based on tele transmissions.
  • Represented Odsherreds Education Center in a court case against XDC regarding the termination of service and leasing agreements on network services and equipment in the education centre.

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab

Covering the full spectrum of telecoms law, Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab's department has experience in advising new technology communications service providers on international telecoms regulatory matters, and is also engaged by national and multinational clients from the communications, data centre and satellite industries. The practice also utilises the firm's global network to excel in cross-border work. The team is co-led by Julie Bak-Larsen, who provides advice on telecoms and technology issues from a commercial, regulatory and contentious perspective, and Jan Ussing Andersen, who focuses on commercial infrastructure matters.

Responsables de la pratique:

Julie Bak-Larsen; Jan Ussing Andersen

Principaux clients

Association Against Illegal Data Retention


Tata Communications Inc.




Telecom Infrastructure Partners

Tech Mahindra

GTT Communications

Thy Mors Fibernet


RAH Fiber

Jysk Energi

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Capgemini as a managed service provider on an outsourcing of Nuuday’s application management and development and taking over 175 people.
  • Advising Zoom on implementing its EMEA telecoms regulatory compliance.
  • Advising Tata Communications on providing e-sim based entertainment solutions and wi-fi in Land Rover and Jaguar cars.

Gorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel‘s cross-disciplinary telecoms group offers a comprehensive service with a deep understanding of technology, data and commercial arrangements. Martin André Dittmer focuses on merger control work related to M&A transactions with additional expertise in regulatory matters and competition law issues in the telecoms and media sectors. Søren Sandfeld Jakobsen has vast experience with telecoms mandates alongside extensive knowledge of IT, media, marketing, IP and contract law.

Responsables de la pratique:

Martin André Dittmer

Autres avocats clés:

Søren Sandfeld Jakobsen

Les références

‘Besides having the highest professional and ethical level when providing advice, they have an outstanding ability to understand the market and the company. They are truly able to tailor their advice.’ 

Principaux clients



Telenor Group


iCON Infrastructure


Principaux dossiers

  • Acting as the full-service legal adviser to Waoo A/S, advising on all aspects of its business including regulatory advice, marketing practices and consumer law, negotiation of content agreements with suppliers, copyright matters, privacy and data protection, competition law and general corporate counsel services.
  • Advised Sweden-based Telia Company AB on the €840m sale of its Danish operations and network assets to Norlys.
  • Advised telecoms network owner and operator Bornfiber on its agreement with OpenNet A/S to join the OpenNet, a platform intermediary that connects fiber network owners and service providers.


CO:PLAY LAW‘s telecoms practice assists with mobile technology and IT agreements, as well as satellite technology matters and submarine cable systems, and works closely alongside the firm's IT practice; it also acts as counsel on all technology matters for the Greenlandic incumbent telecoms operator. The group is co-headed by ‘outstanding’ managing partner Mandeep Singh Rathour, who specialises in IT and telecoms work, including handling complex contracts, outsourcings, SaaS issues and cloud matters; and Michael Brandt, who is a key contact for technology companies.

Responsables de la pratique:

Mandeep Singh Rathour; Michael Brandt

Les références

‘The team has an excellent ability to cover all aspects from the initial phase, through possible financing to the execution of a project in the telecoms world.’

‘The team combines their diversified knowledge in a way, so they are able to support in tasks that normally would be outside the knowledge/experience within a traditional law firm. The team is able to suggest proactive solutions to a problem, that could grow into a contractual problem.’

‘The individuals at Co Play are always openminded and are always focusing on the assignment and the possible solutions without requiring deep briefs/insights in the actual system or technology.’

Principaux clients


Faroese Telecom


Fuzion A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Tusass on its agreement for the provision by Hispasat of a Satellite Gateway in Gran Canaria, Spain.
  • Advised Tusass on its CEF-2 application for EU funding of a considerable amount for executing the first phase of establishing a Submarine Cable System on the Greenlandic West Coast.
  • Assisted Tusass with drafting and negotiating a Marine Route Survey required for laying a submarine cable system.

DLA Piper Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark‘s telecoms team has extensive experience within the telecoms industry and provides advice to major players in the Danish market, as well as assisting global companies in the telecoms, satellite and navigation system sectors. Practice co-head Sebastian Ingversen primarily advises telecoms clients on M&A and corporate matters, while fellow co-head Per Vestergaard Pedersen focuses on issues relating to telecoms and communications satellites, acting for a client base of national and international enterprises and public authorities.

Responsables de la pratique:

Sebastian Ingversen; Per Vestergaard Pedersen

Principaux clients

TDC Group (Nuuday and TDC Net)


Tusass A/S (Tele Greenland A/S)

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisting Tusass (the Greenlandic incumbent) in a case regarding damages in connection with alleged refusal to supply, in which a competitor to Tusass has claimed that Tusass refused to supply a specific wholesale product, which led to the competitor losing customers.
  • Assisting the TDC Group with ongoing matters spanning company law, competition law, regulatory compliance, real estate and procurement law.
  • Acting for Tusass in a case regarding damages in connection with a vessel damaging a sub marine cable owned by Tusass.