Michael Møller Nielsen

partner, Attorney (L), Head of Employment Law
"Head of department Michael Moeller Nielsen of Lund Elmer Sandager advises on pension fund matters as well as acting for employers on collective bargaining, corporate immigration and disputes. One client says that "his advice is very easy to implement" and another appreciates that he "always takes the time to discuss the underlying problems so we make sure to solve a certain issue in the best possible way."
Lund Elmer Sandager’s group is headed by Michael Møller Nielsen, who advised Baresso Coffee on negotiating new collective bargaining agreements following its acquisition by JAB Holding Company. Other clients include Ryanair and OSM Aviation.
Corporate Insider 2017 - Excellence in Labour & Employment Law – Denmark
Global Awards CorporateLiveWire 2017 - Winner of "Excellence in Employment Law Services"
Global Awards Lawyer International 2018 - Winner of "Litigation Law Firm of the Year"
Global Awards Lawyer International 2018 - Winner of "Individual - Employment Lawyer of the Year - Denmark"
Country Awards InterContinental Finance & Law 2018 - Winner of "Denmark's Employment Law Firm of the year"
Global Awards M&A Today 2018 - Winner of "Employment Law Firm of the Year in Denmark"
AI Global Media 2018 - Winner of "Most Client-Focused Employment Law Specialist"
Lawyer International 2018 - Winner of "Lawyer of the Year - Employment - Denmark"
Country Awards DealMakers 2018 - Winner of "Denmark's Employment Law Firm of the year"
LegalComprehensive.com 2018 - Winner of "Finance Litigation & Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year - Denmark"
Corporate USA Today 2018 - Winner of "Employment Law Firm of the Year in Denmark"
Finance Monthly Global Awards 2018 - Winner of "Labour Law Firm of the year Denmark"

Michael Møller Nielsen heads the employment law department. He assists in all types of employment law challenges including executive employment contracts, matters relating to collective agreements, anti-competitive agreements and individual employments.

Michael has written several publications on employment law matters. 

In addition, Michael has extensive experience in relation to the personal data protection law, the marketing law and M&A. 

From Chambers Europe 2017

"Head of department Michael Moeller Nielsen of Lund Elmer Sandager advises on pension fund matters as well as acting for employers on collective bargaining, corporate immigration and disputes. One client says that "his advice is very easy to implement" and another appreciates that he "always takes the time to discuss the underlying problems so we make sure to solve a certain issue in the best possible way"

Background

education

Admitted to the Danish Bar 2009
Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen 2005

former occupation

Bech-Bruun, 2009-2014
Abel og Skovgaard Larsen, 2007-2009
3F, 2005-2007

Directorships and positions of trust

Din Forsikringsmægler ApS
Boschung Scandinavia A/S
Danish Justice Foundation
Member of Danes Worldwide's expert panel

Publications

Job clauses, Juristen 2008
The compatibility of Section 4a of the Transfer of Undertakings Act with the directives behind the Act, Ugeskrift for Retsvæsen 2007, article
About adoption agreements and their extent, Ugeskrift for Retsvæsen 2005, article

teaching experience

Lecturer at private course providers
External lecturer at Copenhagen Business School 
Lecturer at Copenhagen Business Academy in 2013

Memberships

Danish Employment Lawyers
The Danish Association for Labour Law
EELA – European Employment Lawyers’ Association
The Association of Danish Law Firms

languages

Scandinavian languages
English
German