Contributors

All of our contributors have been hand-picked for their detailed knowledge and expertise in their field. Each contributor will bring their insight and industry understanding and experience to our one and two day training workshops. Don't miss this unrivalled opportunity to hear from industry leaders. For more information about any of the individuals who chair, speak or train at our occupational development courses, please click on their names or images to reveal more information. We ensure that each of our open-access training courses have excellent networking opportunities and are highly interactive. Please note that our trainers are available for in-house training as well as open-access workshops.
Martin von Haller

Martin von Haller

Partner, Bird & Bird

Martin is joining us from Denmark as one of the leading IT lawyers with almost 20 years’ experience of advising Danish and international organisations, including large blue chip companies, on legal and commercial matters in connection with IT in a wide sense.  He is considered a pioneer with respect to the legal aspects of Online Technology Solutions (Ecommerce, internet and web services), Cyber and IT security, open source and open data and the use of other open licence forms such as Creative Commons.

Martin works with clients on the legal aspects related to emergent areas and industries such as 3D Printing, Robotics, Smart networks and smart cities, wearable tech, IoT, FinTech, Bitcoin and blockchain technologies.

He advises technology start-ups and SMEs within the IT and media sectors on fundraising, M&A and transactions, corporate matters and more general commercial contracts.

Martin is a co-founder of the Danish E-commerce Association (FDIH), Internet Society DK, Creative Commons DK, Danish Open Source Vendors Association, Danish Entrepreneurs Association, Quantified Self DK and the tech start-up community CPHFTW.

By virtue of his extensive and broad experience serving IT companies, Martin is also able to give integrated advice which combines commercial understanding, technological insight and legal expertise.

He is a certified IT attorney (certified by the Association of Danish IT Attorneys), and has been admitted to the Danish High Court.

Martin is the co-author on the first thesis on Danish Internet Law and a frequent speaker at conferences on IT law, ecommerce and open source and Creative Commons.