Michael Vilhelm Nielsen

Attorney-at-Law, Partner


Practice areas

Banking and Finance Commercial Contracts
Corporate - M&A Corporate Finance - Equity Capital Markets
Corporate Law Corporate/Commercial
Infrastructure Media, Entertainment, Sports and Gambling Law


Michael Vilhelm Nielsen focuses on M&A, business funding, companies' relations with stock exchanges in Denmark and abroad as well as banking and finance law. He also provides general advice on commercial law and company law issues, particularly focusing on boards of directors and their duties.

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen also works in the area of media, entertainment, sports and gambling law, providing advice to advertising agencies, film production companies, companies producing commercials, cinemas, record companies, rights and manage-ment companies as well as sports clubs and athletes, particularly in respect of soccer.

In the years 1992-1996 Michael Vilhelm Nielsen was co-owner and Group Managing Director, CEO of the Metronome Group.

     
 

Chambers Europe (2013)

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Media by Chambers Europe (2013). Michael Vilhelm Nielsen is a well-known figure in media law. "He gets very involved in a case and you can always count on him", comments a client".

Legal 500 (2013)

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen is listed as a leading individual with respect to Media and Entertainment.

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen is recommended as regards Telecoms.

Legal 500 (2012)

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen is listed as a leading individual as regards Media and Entertainment and has "broad legal and industry experience".

Chambers Europe (2012)

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen is listed as a leading individual with respect to TMT/Media. "He has a strong name in media and sports law, say sources."

Chambers Europe (2011)

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen is listed as a leading individual with respect to TMT. "Michael Vilhelm Nielsen heads the firm's Media and Entertainment Practice and is appreciated for his fine litigation skills and experience in conflict management."

Legal 500 (2011)

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen is listed as a leading individual with respect to Media and Entertainment. "Clients appreciate Michael Vilhelm Nielsen's 'industry experience and in-depth knowledge'

PLC Which Lawyer? (2010)

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen has been endorsed by PLC Which Lawyer 2010 as regards Media.

Chambers Europe (2010)

Listed as a leading individual with respect to TMT.

 
     

Career path

1992-1996 Managing Director, Group Managing Director, Metronome Holding

1983 Admitted to the Danish High Court

1980 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

1979 Studies abroad, University of Edinburgh

Languages

Scandinavian and English

Positions of trust

 

Selected publications

 
Michael Vilhelm  Nielsen 

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