Alexander Mollan has a three-pronged practice. He focuses primarily on technology and digitisation, advising start-ups to listed companies on opportunities and issues pertaining to commercial IT contracts, cyber security, licensing, cloud services and tender preparation and negotiations in connection with major IT projects.
Alexander also assists with issues concerning corporate law and transactions, particularly transactions for tech companies.
Within the sphere of regulatory work and compliance, Alexander advises clients on privacy, information security, corporate social responsibility, ESG, and regulatory issues pertaining to the gambling industry. He also has good knowledge of EU/EEA law and competition law.
Alexander has previously been seconded to one of the world’s leading IT companies, where he assisted with the preparation of tender documents, negotiations, drafting, reviewing and revising IT contracts, and other matters regarding public procurement and privacy. He participated in the development of the Norwegian Digitalisation Agency’s standard agreement for cloud services (SSA-Sky). Alexander also holds the prestigious CIPP/E certification and has been a data protection officer for one of Norway’s fastest growing technology companies.
Alexander is ranked as a "Next Generation Partner" within the field of Technology, Media and Telecommunications by the renowned ranking firm Legal 500. He is also ranked by Who’s Who Legal in the category of Sports and Gaming, as one of only two Norwegian lawyers in this category.
|2022||Associate Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma|
|2021 - 2022||Senior Lawyer, Brækhus Advokatfirma|
|2020 - 2021||Adviser for master theses in law, University of Oslo|
|2019 - 2021||Lawyer, Brækhus Advokatfirma|
|2018 - 2019||Secondment (Group legal), Capgemini Norge|
|2017 - 2020||Data Protection Officer, Confidential client|
|2015 - 2019||Associate, Brækhus Advokatfirma|
|2011 - 2011||Internship, Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd. (prev. British Airport Authority Plc.) legal department|
- Member of the Norwegian Bar Association
- Member of the Norwegian Association for Law and IT
- Member of the Norwegian Association for European Law
|2020||Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E), International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)|
|2019||Lawyers' practising certificate|
|2015||Master of Laws, University of Oslo|
|2009||Studies in American construction law, international corporate law and Chinese, Santa Barbara City College|
|2021||The Gambling Law Review 2021, published by The Law Reviews|
|2020||Getting the Deal Through – Gambling 2020–2021, published by Law Business Research Ltd.|
|2020||Norway to close gambling advertising loophole; a decisive blow or tilting at windmills? in Gambling.Re|
|2019||New financial powers could see the end of foreign-based play in Norway, published in G3 Newswire|
|2018||Norway’s efforts to crack down on foreign gambling operators: a gambler’s fallacy?, published in Online Gambling Lawyer|
|2017||Gambling-chapter in The International Comparative Legal Guides 2017–2021, published by Global Legal Group Ltd.|
|2017||Getting the Deal Through – Defence & Security Procurement, 2017–2021, Published in Law Business Research Ltd.|
|2017||Global Technology Guide: Norway Chapter, published in The In-House Lawyer|
Alexander Mollan garners praise for his "very strong knowledge and business understanding, and perfect guidance on both a strategic and tactical level".