What the team is known for
Well-regarded team with expertise in an array of IT matters including IT system development, supply agreements and telecoms infrastructure agreements. Also advises on regulatory aspects of transactional and corporate mandates in the IT sector. Maintains a media practice focused on distribution rights and licensing issues. Acts on behalf of private clients in the media, energy and technology industries as well as state-owned entities and municipalities.
Sources report the advice is "to the point," and the team "always reverts quickly and within the timeframes agreed."
Interviewees note that the team is "good at simplifying things for clients and taking things from a commercial prospective."
Advised Blackwood Seven on capital infusions from a range of investors.
Arly Carlquist is adroit at dealing with licensing matters, as well as advising on technology agreements and compliance. Interviewees remark that "he has a very good overview."
Niels Andersen is "very recognised in the market" and handles a variety of issues, including arbitration, outsourcing and licensing matters. Market sources regard him as a "commercial and pragmatic lawyer."