Our expertise and experience in outsourcing, including cloud solution handling, are strong and comprehensive. Our team of personal data experts is the biggest and most experienced team in Denmark, regularly assisting some of the country's and the world's largest businesses and public authorities with all aspects of personal data law.
We focus on uncovering and handling the risks and opportunities presented by the use of IT. We advise clients and providers, and consider it important to take a varied and balanced approach that does not exclusively focus on the law, but also on the financial, commercial and strategic aspects that our draft solution must underpin.
Our team advise leading Danish and foreign businesses and have insight into the most important and biggest transactions in not only Danish but also international markets.
We have extensive industry-specific knowledge, and our clients include a wealth of national and international well-established businesses, start-up businesses and public authorities. Our special position enables us to advise and represent our clients at the very highest professional level and to find commercially useful and viable solutions.
Our experience in the public sector also provides us with a solid platform for advising clients on the interpretation of the rules that competent authorities apply.
Our practice area interfaces with many other practice areas, such as HR, competition and EU law – areas in which we also provide advisory services. Our close collaboration with Plesner's other specialists means that we are in a position to offer team-based online advice and assistance in related disciplines as well as regarding direct and indirect taxes.
Within Information technology, Telecoms and Media and entertainment Plesner is a first tier firm.
"Contractual work, data protection and cloud computing are key strengths of Plesner's practice."
"Plesner has notable expertise in public and commercial telecoms matters."
"Plesner predominantly focuses on IP, commercial, technology and publishing matters in the media and entertainment sector" (2019)
Within information technology and telecoms, Plesner is a first tier firm.
Plesner's practice "always swiftly responds to questions and provides pragmatic advice". (2016)
Telecoms: Plesner’s lawyers work "efficiently and swiftly, and have a good understanding of business". Practice head Niels Christian Ellegaard is representing TetraStar and Damm Cellular Systems in a €50m claim against the Danish state concerning breach of the TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) licence; the case has been appealed to the Supreme Court. Michael Vilhem Nielsen acts for Eutelsat. Other clients include Telenor, Nianet, SEAS-NVE and AT&T. Regulatory expert Jon Balsby advises clients such as Sprint.
Information Technology: Niels Christian Ellegaard heads Plesner’s IT practice, which demonstrates "commercial acumen and market knowledge". It advises IT service providers such as Accenture, Avanade, IFS and KMD, as well as corporate end users, including Tryg, Danske Bank and MT Højgaard. Ellegaard is assisting Copenhagen Airports with a major IT project. The"sharp, friendly and responsive" Michael Hopp advises on data protection and e-commerce. (2014)