International law firm Bird & Bird today announces the promotion of the recognized fintech lawyer, Annette Printz Nielsen, to partner in Copenhagen. Annette Printz Nielsen will also join as head of Bird & Bird’s Financial Services Sector Group in Denmark and will reinforce the strategic goal of being the number one law firm for companies and organizations that are changing or being changed by technology and the digital world.
Annette Printz Nielsen is one of the most recognized Danish fintech lawyers and she ranks as the only individual Tier-1 lawyer in the Chambers Fintech Guide for Denmark.
Annette Printz Nielsen says: ’I am very proud to be appointed as partner at Bird & Bird. I joined Bird & Bird 2.5 years ago with a vision of strengthening the Tech & Comms team within the financial sector and building a fintech team deeply specialized in payments as an integral part of the Tech & Comms team. Technology is our DNA and at the heart of what we do, and therefore technology is also - unlike in many other law firms - the basis for our fintech team. Since I joined Bird & Bird, we have more than tripled the Tech & Comms team and we are welcoming three new associates over the next few months. It has been great to be part of the growth journey and I look forward to continuing the journey with everyone in our wonderful team.’
Annette Printz Nielsen is part of Bird & Bird’s Tech & Comms team and primarily advises clients in the financial sector as well as tech clients who develop solutions for the financial sector within all aspects of tech and financial regulation within the area of payment. She also joins as head of Bird & Bird’s Financial Services Sector Group in Denmark and remains as head of the fintech team. Annette is a central part of Bird & Bird's international payments team, which has manifested itself internationally as one of the leaders within the field.
Casper Moltke-Leth, Head of Bird & Bird Denmark says: ‘Annette is second to none within fintech in Denmark. With her expert knowledge and consulting expertise as well as her drive and strategic focus, she has a unique profile, and she is a strong team player in Bird & Bird. With Annette as a partner, Bird & Bird will be able to offer our Danish and foreign clients world-class legal tech advice in all aspects.’
Annette Printz Nielsen and the Danish Tech & Comms team, led by Co-Heads Jesper Langemark and Lau Normann Jørgensen and partners Julie Bak-Larsen, Jan Ussing Andersen and Martin von Haller Grønbæk, will support the strategic goal of being the leading law firm for companies and organizations that are changing or being changed by technology and the digital world.