Søren Sandfeld Jakobsen assists our clients with Media, IT and telecommunications law matters, including the legal aspects associated with new technology, digital media and implementation of large digital transformation projects in corporate enterprises. Søren's experience also encompasses marketing law, IP law, contract law and transactions in general.
Søren holds a position as professor of the law of property and obligations at CBS, Copenhagen Business School, and he therefore works part-time in our firm. He is the author of a long list of books and articles on subjects related to IT and media law.
Over the years, he has acted on a large number of councils, boards and legislative committees. For instance, he currently serves as Chairman of the Radio and Television Board, Chairman of the Telecommunications Board of Appeal, alternate on the Data Council and board member of the Danish Court Administration.
Career and education
Professor, CBS, 2019 -
Attorney, Gorrissen Federspiel, 2018 -
Professor, Aalborg University 2011-2019
PhD student, assistant professor and associate professor, CBS 2002-2011
Attorney, Bech-Bruun 2006-2009
Attorney, Jonas Bruun 2000-2006
Administrative officer and head of department, the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs 1996-2000
Admitted to the Danish Bar 2002
Master of Laws 1996
Master of Business Laws 1992
As a researcher, Søren has authored a long list of books and articles, primarily within the field of media, IT and telecommunications law.
Memberships and Activities
The Entertainment and Media Law Association
The Data Protection Law Association.
Chairman of the Danish Radio and Television Board
Chairman of the Danish Telecommunications Complaints Board
Alternate member of the Danish Data Council
Member of the board of directors of the Danish Court Administration
Member of the board of directors of the Danish Marketing Law Association
IT and Internet Law
Law of Contracts and Tort
Member of the Body of Legal External Examiners.
Moreover, Søren has acted as an expert member on various legislative drafting committees