Bird & Bird Denmark has advanced to the highest category (band 1) within Technology, Media & Telecoms (TMT) in the 2020 edition of Chambers Europe. The top ranking reinforces Bird & Bird's position as a leading law firm within technology, media and communications in Denmark.
Each year, the renowned rating agency Chambers & Partners identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in more than 180 jurisdictions throughout the world. The ratings are based on in-depth analysis and interviews with clients and competitors.
In their review, Chambers Europe presents Bird & Bird Denmark as a:
'Highly acclaimed international practice noted for its experience of handling mandates within the IT sector. Advises on a wide range of matters, including outsourcing, data protection, public procurement, compliance projects and M&A. Remains well regarded for handling licensing, e-commerce and digital media issues. Also represents clients in a broad range of commercial and regulatory TMT disputes. Clients include a number of public sector bodies alongside significant domestic and international corporates. Has additional experience in arbitration'.
Clients enthuses that Bird & Bird's Tech & Comms team is 'quickly up to speed on even the most complex technical aspects when engaged on projects' and emphasize 'the firm's international expertise and clear risk assessment'.
In the individual rankings, Bird & Bird's Danish tech lawyers also receive outstanding reviews. Jesper Langemark has been individually ranked in band 1 within IT & Outsourcing, Nicolai Dragsted is ranked in band 3, and Lau Normann Jørgensen tops the IT & Outsourcing category as 'star individual'.
In their review, Chambers enhance that Jesper Langemark 'is always a step ahead and is deeply knowledgeable about the IT business and the IT market. You are never in doubt that he is the strategist that you want to have on your side."
Lau Normann Jørgensen is praised for his 'grasp of the technical details," and his 'very good understanding of IT'.
Nicolai Dragsted is recognised for "his considerable expertise and knowledge within the IT sector. He is adept at assisting clients with ERP contracts and procurement projects".Within employment law, Søren Narv Pedersen, who is partner and head of Bird & Bird's international HR Services Group in Denmark, has been individually ranked in band 3, and has received the following mention: 'Advises clients on mass redundancies, immigration issues and employment matters related to transactions. He has a particular focus on cross-border work, representing clients in the IT, food and beverage and telecom sectors'.
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