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Niels Chr. Ellegaard

Niels Chr. Ellegaard

Attorney-at-Law, Partner


  • Corporate Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • IP Law
  • Copyright

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Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group
Niels Chr. Ellegaard is responsible for the IT, Telecom and Outsourcing team. He is known for his ability to analyse and manage complex problems and projects.

During his career, Niels has been engaged in a wide array of practice areas and is, in addition to IT, Telecom and Outsourcing, involved in board work and corporate law cases.

Niels uses his extensive experience to prepare and negotiate contracts as well as to provide advice if disputes arise. He also serves as an arbitrator in IT disputes.

Niels is a certified IT attorney and has been chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Danish IT Attorneys.

Niels is author of the book "Robots Entering the Legal Profession" published in March 2019. 


2003-2004 Temporarily appointed a High Court judge, the Eastern Division of the Danish High Court 1999-2003 External lecturer, University of Copenhagen 2000 Admitted to the Danish High Court 1999 Posting, the legal department of LEGO 1999 Admitted to the bar1996 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen
Areas of Practice

Copyright | Corporate Law | Dispute Resolution | IP Law | IT Law | Outsourcing | Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) Law

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

  • 2019 Legal 500
  • 2019 Chambers Europe
  • 2018 Legal 500 Hall of Fame
  • 2018 Legal 500
  • 2018 Chambers Europe
  • 2017 Whoswho
  • 2017 Chambers Europe
  • 2017 Legal 500
  • 2016 Chambers Europe
  • 2016 Legal 500
  • 2016 Whoswho
  • 2015 Chambers Europe
  • 2015 Legal 500
  • 2014 Chambers Europe
  • 2014 Legal 500
  • 2013 Legal 500


"Tabsopgørelsen i erstatningssager vedrørende inkonverterbare lån" (Assessment of loss in actions for damages in connection with non-convertible loans), UfR 1999 B.187

"Computer and Telecommunications Law Review", December 1997

"Den sidste udvej" (Last resort), Juristen, no. 3, 1997

"Legalitet og legitimitet i retssystemet" (Legality and lawfulness in the legal system), Juristen, no. 7, 1996

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