Mads Nygaard Madsen is specialised in IT law and is one of the leading lawyers in Denmark within this area. He covers all areas of IT law, including outsourcing, software licences and issues relating to E-trade as well as personal data law. He advises a wide range of Danish and international clients – both providers of IT products and services and customers demanding such services.
As a supplement to his law degree, Mads has taken a degree in computer science and finance and is therefore particularly qualified for handling cases requiring insight into complicated technical and commercial issues. He also has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating contracts and handling disputes concerning IT services.
Mads is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Legal 500 - Information Technology and Telecoms (Recommended Lawyer)
Chambers - TMT
Who’s Who Legal: Data Privacy and Protection
Sources describe him as 'A likeable person who knows what he is doing' and 'a very detailed lawyer'.
One source cites 'responsiveness' as a key strength of his, adding: 'He is familiar with the business environment'.
Personal Data Compliance Check
Horten recognised as leading law firm by Legal 500
12 April 2019
Recommended GDPR fine of DKK 1.2 mill. to Danish taxi company
26 March 2019
New rankings from Chambers
11 March 2019
New EU legislation on cybersecurity on the way
14 December 2018
GDPR and employment relationships
28 November 2018
The Danish Data Protection Agency specifies practice concerning encryption of e-mails
1 October 2018
The Data Protection Agency interprets new EU judgment on data responsibility for Facebook fan pages
15 June 2018
The Data Protection Agency publishes template data processor agreement
19 February 2018
100 days until the data protection regulation comes into force – are you ready?
14 February 2018
White Paper concerning the data protection regulation has arrived
29 May 2017
New action plan for the implementation of the regulation on data protection
30 January 2017
Data protection officer – who, when, what?
12 January 2017
Greenland adopts personal data act
22 November 2016
Dynamic IP addresses may constitute personal data
19 October 2016
The Data Protection Agency: Understand the requirements for employees' processing of personal data
7 October 2016
New agreement on municipalities' economy in 2017
13 June 2016
Final adoption of the new personal data regulation
14 April 2016
Publication of draft Privacy Shield between the EU and the USA
8 March 2016
Are you ready for the new personal data protection regulation?
24 February 2016
Requirement for exemption to store electronic accounting records abroad will be abolished
26 February 2015
Eight certified IT attorneys and three certified legal experts within it disputes
29 January 2014
New board of directors at Horten
25 October 2012