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.

His practice focuses primarily on technology and ICT law, commercial IT contracts, corporate law, and privacy law matters.

Alexander counsels’ clients on best practices concerning privacy law and has worked with clients in overhauling their privacy policies and procedures. He also has good knowledge of EU/EEA law and competition law. Alexander acts as a data protection officer for one of the fastest growing technology companies in Norway.

Alexander graduated from the University of Oslo (LLM) in 2015 where he specialised in EU competition law, petroleum contracts and company law. He wrote his thesis on investigational duties as a pre-emptive measure against insider trading.

Prior to joining Brækhus, Alexander interned at Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd. (formerly British Airport Authority plc) in London, United Kingdom. He has also studied Chinese and international business law at Santa Barbara City College, USA.

Alexander also has considerable experience in advising on legal matters pertaining to the use of new technology. He is knowledgeable in the field of Blockchain, Ethereum, smart contracts and the sharing economy, and regularly lectures on the aforementioned matters and its privacy-related challenges.

Alexander co-authors the Norwegian chapters of In-House Lawyer’s “Technology Guide” and Getting the Deal Through’s “Defence and Security Procurement” publication.

Publications

  • Co-author of “Getting the Deal Through – Defence & Security Procurement 2018”, 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

2019:
Lawyer, Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
2018–2019:
Secondment (Group legal), Capgemini Norge AS
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
Data Protection
Corporate and Transactions
Gaming and Entertainment Industry
Public Procurement and Competition Law
Technology and Modernisation

Education

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