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Attorney-at-law, Partner

Nina Henningsen (L)

Nina Henningsen is specialised in intellectual property law, media and entertainment and is head of Mazanti’s Media & Entertainment department and gaming law group.

Nina has in-depth industry knowledge and substantial experience in advising leading national and international media clients and online based companies. She advises in cases concerning copyright, including clearing of rights in connection with the many new distribution forms of radio, television and music on all platforms, e.g. "catch-up" TV, SVOD and APPs. In addition, Nina has comprehensive experience in advising international online game operators and platform providers on all aspects of Danish gaming legislation, including the complicated license procedure, compliance issues, contract formation and regulatory issues in connection with international transactions.

Furthermore, Nina has wide experience in advising on cases concerning social media, sports rights, e-commerce, television formats, advertising, publisher agreements, telecommunication and computer games. She has been involved in a variety of high-profile cases concerning the media and entertainment industry and has many years' experience negotiating with administrative organisations.

Nina frequently speaks at national and international conferences and has authored articles in magazines and books. She is a member of the Committee for Media Industries under the Confederation of Danish Industry and participates in working groups under the Danish Gambling Authority and the Consumer Ombudsman regarding matters pertaining to the online gaming industry.

Nina is mentioned in the following international legal directories:

Legal 500
Media & Entertainment and Intellectual property (Leading Individual and Recommended Lawyer)
Chambers
Gaming & Gambling (global-wide) and TMT
Best Lawyers
Media Law

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Ratings

Legal 500
Media & Entertainment - Hall of Fame
Chambers
Gaming & Gambling - Global Market Leaders, Band 2

Nina Henningsen is very experienced and has deep knowledge
2021

Headed by Nina Henningsen, the team provides trustworthy and clear advice. Very well connected in the business and with relating to regulators
2021

Nina Henningsen is the queen of media and entertainment
2020

Clients recommend ‘strategic, well-connected’ practice head Nina Henningsen

She is always a pleasure to work with and we feel very confident in the stellar and gold-star service she will provide
2021

The number-one gambling lawyer in Denmark
2021

She has considerable experience advising a broad range of international clients on complex transactional and regulatory matters
2021

She knows the business and has a good understanding of the Danish regulator
2020

Nina Henningsen is a respected practitioner with significant experience in media matters
2020

Sources report that she has 'amazing negotiation skills' and is 'very pragmatic and commercial'
2019

The leading lawyer for gambling issues in Denmark in part due to her ability to 'think outside the box'
2018

She is extremely able and has high ethical standards

Sources are quick to highlight her knowledge of the gaming and gambling sector
2018

Career and education

  • 2019
    Partner, Mazanti-Andersen
  • 2009
    Partner, Horten
  • 1998
    Admitted to the High Court
  • 1994
    Attorney-at-law
  • 1991
    Master of Law, University of Copenhagen