Bird & Bird is pleased to announce the appointment of Anders Wernblad as a partner in its Copenhagen office. Anders will strengthen the existing IT and TMT practice in Denmark.
Anders is an IT and e-commerce specialist with a particular focus on public procurement. He advised the Region of Denmark (Denmark's largest region) on IT matters and he worked with local municipalities on IT related contracts for a number of years.
He is a member of the Political Committee of the Danish E-commerce Association (FDIH), a certified IT law dispute expert, mediator and IT lawyer.
Anders has authored numerous publications relating to IT matters, including insolvency law in IT contracts, complex projects and IT disputes.
He was admitted to Danish bar in 1998, Anders holds LL.M. degrees from Northwestern University, Chicago and the University of Copenhagen.
Jesper Langemark, Head of Bird & Bird Denmark said: "We are known as a firm with an unparalleled reputation in areas where technology is driving change. We have a strong IT and TMT presence in Denmark and Anders's arrival will further widen and deepen our expertise in this field. He is regarded as one of the top IT/e-commerce lawyers in the market and we are very excited to welcome him to our team."
Anders said: "I'm looking forward to developing new opportunities within Bird & Bird. Its sector focus and global reach will enable me to build a truly international platform from which I will be able to better serve my e-commerce clients in Denmark who are expanding internationally."