Annelise Lykke

Annelise Lykke Schmidt

Attorney-at-law / Legal Director, Denmark

My service areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution
  • EU and Competition
  • International Trade
  • Technology


Annelise Lykke Schmidt is Legal Director in Magnusson’s Corporate Commercial team and member of Magnusson International’s advanced commercial regulatory team.

Annelise has previously worked in some of Denmark’s biggest blue-chip companies with global operations. She comes from a position as Director for regulatory compliance and business ethics at an international company in the energy sector based in Denmark. She has a vast international working experience and understanding for handling of legal issues in various international legal systems.

She focuses on intellectual property, IT, EU and competition law as well as international trade issues (the latter primarily related to sanctions, export control, anti-corruption and bribery). She has extensive experience in designing and implementing Group compliance programs incl. conducting business partner screenings and other due diligence activities, and she has a solid experience in drafting and negotiating various commercial contracts supporting cross-border activities including R&D contracts, NDAs, IP/IT licensing contracts and compliance clauses.

Professional experience

2019 –

2014 – 2019

2007 – 2014

ENP Law firm
2006 – 2007

The Eastern High Court of Denmark
2004 – 2005

2000 – 2004

1998 – 2000

Kromann & Münter Law firm

Falk-Rønne Law firm
1990 – 1991


  • Copenhagen University, Master of Law, 1994
  • MBA-certified in negotiation, Edinburg Business School MBA, 2010
  • The academy profession program “The new manager/management in praxis” at Zealand Institute of Business and Technology and Køge Business College, Denmark, 2013

Bar admission

  • Member of the Danish Bar Association
  • Admitted to Denmark as attorney-at-law
  • Right to appear before the High Courts of Denmark


  • Danish
  • Scandinavian languages
  • English
  • German (basic)