Michael Vilhelm Nielsen

Of Counsel

Phone+45 33 77 90 20
Mobile+45 20 22 12 63
Born14 October 1953 in Charlottenlund
LanguagesDanish, English and the Scandinavian languages
Primary qualifications

Michael Vilhelm Nielsen mainly provides advice on M&A, business funding and companies' interactions with stock exchanges in Denmark and abroad. He also has extensive experience in banking and finance law.


Michael has gained specific expertise in media, entertainment, sports and gambling law, and the leading international rating agencies give him the highest ranking available in these areas. He advises a broad range of clients, including advertising agencies, film and commercial production companies, cinemas, rights and management companies, gaming companies as well as sports clubs and athletes, particularly in the world of soccer.


Michael also provides general advice on commercial and corporate law with special emphasis on boards of directors and their work.


In addition, Michael has management experience from when he was a co-owner and Group Managing Director, CEO of the Metronome Group (1992-1996).


Michael Vilhelm Nielsen's key transactions include:


Represented APC Partner 1 in the transactions leading to Söderberg & Partners becoming a significant major shareholder in APC Forsikringsmæglere


Michael V. Nielsen's LinkedIn Profile 


2018 Of Counsel at Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen Advokatpartnerselskab
1996 Partner at Plesner Law Firm

CEO at the Metronome Group


Senior Associate at Nielsen Nørager

1983 Senior Associate at Hjejle, Gersted & Mogensen


Junior Associate at Hjejle, Gersted & Mogensen

1980 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

Exchange Student at University of Edinburgh