Alexander Mollan

Lawyer

Alexander Mollan is a lawyer in Brækhus’ department of Technology, Industry and Trade, as well as an associated member in the department of Finance and Corporate.

Alexander has a three-pronged practice. He focuses primarily on technology and ICT law on behalf of everything from start-ups to listed companies, hereunder commercial IT contracts, cyber security, licencing, cloud services and tender preparation and negotiations in connection with major IT projects.

In addition, Alexander advises on compliance-related matters, with an emphasis on privacy, information security, corporate social responsibility, ESG and regulatory issues within the gambling industry. He also has good knowledge of EU/EEA law and competition law.

As a member of our department of Finance and Corporate, Alexander assists with corporate law issues and transactions.

Prior to joining Brækhus, Alexander interned at Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd. (formerly British Airport Authority plc) in London, United Kingdom. He has also been seconded to one of the world’s leading IT companies where he assisted with the preparation of tenders, negotiations and other issues related to IT contracts, public procurement and privacy.

Alexander has considerable experience in advising on legal matters pertaining to the use of new technology. He isinvolved in the development of the Norwegian Digitalisation Agency’s Cloud Management Agreement (SSA-SKY).

Alexander has also acted as a data protection officer for one of the fastest growing technology companies in Norway.

Publications

  • Author of “Norway to close gambling advertising loophole; a decisive blow or tilting at windmills?”, published in the July edition of Gambling.Re 2020
  • Co-author of the Norwegian chapter in “Getting the Deal Through – Gambling 2020”, published by Law Business Research Ltd. in May 2020
  • Co-author of “Getting the Deal Through – Defence & Security Procurement 2020”, published by Law Business Research Ltd in March 2020
  • Co-author of the Norwegian chapter in “Gambling 2020” in The International Comparative Legal Guides, published by Global Legal Group Ltd. in October 2019
  • Co-author of “New financial powers could see the end of foreign-based play in Norway”, published by G3 Newswire on 8 March 2019
  • Co-author of “Getting the Deal Through – Defence & Security Procurement 2019”, published by Law Business Research Ltd in January 2019
  • Co-author of the Norwegian chapter in “Gambling 2019” in The International Comparative Legal Guides, published by Global Legal Group Ltd. in December 2018
  • Co-author of “Norway’s efforts to crack down on foreign gambling operators: a gambler’s fallacy?”, published in Online Gambling Lawyer
  • Co-author of “Getting the Deal Through – Defence & Security Procurement 2018”, published by Law Business Research Ltd in March 2018
  • Co-author of the Norwegian chapter in “Gambling 2018” in The International Comparative Legal Guides, published by Global Legal Group Ltd. in December 2017
  • Co-author of “Global Technology Guide: Norway Chapter”, published by The In-House Lawyer in June 2017
  • Co-author of “Personvern og opphavsrett på kollisjonskurs?”, published by Dagens Næringsliv on 18 May 2017
  • Co-author of “Getting the Deal Through – Defence & Security Procurement 2017”, published by Law Business Research Ltd in March 2017

Experience

2020:
Adviser for master theses in law, University of Oslo
2019:
Lawyer, Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
2018–2019:
Secondment (Group legal), Capgemini Norge AS
2017–2020
Data Protection Officer, confidential client
2015:
Associate, Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
2011:
Internship at the legal department of Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd. (formerly British Airport Authority plc), London, United Kingdom

Honorary

  • Member of the Norwegian Bar Association
  • Member of the Norwegian Association for Law and IT
  • Member of the Norwegian Association for European Law

Language

Norwegian, Swedish and English

Practice areas

Commercial Contracts
Privacy and Information Security
Corporate and Transactions/M&A
E-sport, Gambling and Entertainment
Public Procurement and Competition
Technology and Digitalisation

Education

2020 - Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E), IAPP
2019 - Admitted to the bar
2015 - Master of Laws, University of Oslo
2008–2009 - Studies in American entrepreneurship law, international business law and Chinese, Santa Barbara City College, USA