Mette Vestergaard Huss is primarily specialized in commercial contracts, data protection and IT/IP law. In this relation Mette advises many Danish and international clients on commercial matters, regulatory matters, infringement proceedings and contract negotiations. The clients vary greatly but the team and Mette Vestergaard Huss are particularly experienced in SaaS, Paas and IT development agreements and have specialist knowledge of the production conditions in respect of cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and specialist industries with specialized development activities.
In addition, Mette advises on data protection law and compliance in which area she has particularly great insight into the challenges faced by small and large associations meaning that the advice matches the client’s scope and funds. Mette Vestergaard Huss also acts as regular external DPO with companies and associations. In this relation, she has also developed specialist knowledge of whistle-blower hotlines, including their set-up and operation, and advice on the challenges that notifications may provide.
Mette Vestergaard Huss’ advisory approach is pragmatic, commercial and solution oriented. She combines this approach with a high degree of structure and as a result she implements large projects in the clients’ organisations based on the approach that good project management ensures the best solution for the client in all projects irrespective of whether it is contract management or compliance with data protection law that is to be ensured.
Mette speaks English and the Scandinavian languages.
Legal 500 (2020, 2021)
Skau Reipurth & Partnere is particularly active in individual data protection and HR-specific data privacy issues, as well as large GDPR compliance projects. The team also represents employers and employees in data-related employment litigation. (…) leads the group alongside Mette Vestergaard Huss, who has a strong track record in assisting non-corporate associations, NGOs, worker’s unions and other volunteer and political organisations with data privacy matters.
2018 – Skau Reipurth & Partnere Advokatpartnerselskab
2014-2018 SIRIUS advokater
2011-2014 Hannes Snellman Advokatpartnerselskab
2007-2011 Accura Advokatpartnerselskab
2019 Right to appear before the Danish High Courts
2010 Admission to practice law
2007 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen
- Judge, the Danish Court of Impeachment, appointed for the period 2020-2026
- Member of the Danish National Tax Tribunal, appointed for the period 2016-2022
- External lecturer, Copenhagen Business School