Søren er leder af Kromann Reumerts forretningsgrupper for teknologi og outsourcing. Han er beskikket som advokat i Danmark, og solicitor i England og Wales.

Søren rådgiver et bredt udsnit af danske og udenlandske virksomheder med IT-outsourcing, business proces outsourcing samt IT- og teknologianskaffelser på det danske og britiske marked samt i udlandet. Han har været involveret i en stor del af de største teknologiprojekter og -konflikter på det danske marked.

Senest har han rådgivet:

  • Mobiloperatører om outsourcing af drift, vedligeholdelse og udvikling af mobilnet, om et joint venture for deling af mobilinfrastrukturen og outsourcing af internationale roaming i henholdsvis Norden, Schweiz, Mellemøsten og Malaysia.
  • En lang række danske og udenlandske virksomheder om IT outsourcing, BPO, infrastruktur og andre teknologiorienterede projekter.
  • Danske selskaber om konflikter i forbindelse med fejlslagne IT-projekter og -outsourcinger.

Søren er udnævnt af Chambers som "star individual" inden for outsourcing og som "leading lawyer" af flere andre internationale ratingfirmaer inden for IT og teknologi. Han har udgivet flere publikationer inden for outsourcing og IT-retlige emner og besidder flere stillinger inden for disse specialer, herunder som Co-Chair Chair i IBA's teknologiudvalg og som tidligere bestyrelsesformand i Foreningen for Danske IT-advokater. Han er en hyppig indlægsholder på udenlandske konferencer, senest på the World Manage Services Congress i London og på IBA's annual conference i Sydney, begge i 2017, samt på IBA's annual conference i Seoul i 2019.

Legal 500 2019

Telecoms

Kromann Reumert's skillset in this space includes advising on regulations, contracts, outsourcings and transactions for a client roster, which includes AT&T and Telenor. Søren Skibsted specialises in outsourcings and contractual matters.

Legal 500 2019

Information Technology

Kromann Reumert is praised by clients as 'the best and most experienced firm in IT' with 'the largest group of lawyers at all levels of seniority'. The 'extremely bright and energetic' Søren Skibsted leads the outsourcing team and is 'a person of character and integrity'.

Chambers Europe 2019

TMT: IT & IT Outsourcing, Star Individual

Søren Skibsted  is renowned for his extensive expertise in relation to IT and outsourcing, covering both disputes and transactions. "He is very skilled and good at negotiating contracts," remarks an admiring source. Clients also commend Skibsted's dedication: "He is very impressive and focused on understanding and meeting client needs. He always wants to do something extra." He splits his time between Denmark and the UK.

Chambers Europe 2018

TMT: IT & IT Outsourcing, Star Individual

Søren Skibsted acts on IT infrastructure projects, including large-scale outsourcing. He is praised by clients for his pragmatic approach to matters. One client reports that he is "very keen and very determined, and when he says something it happens." Another satisfied source finds him to be "extremely well versed in every aspect of telecommunications, spanning across IT and network outsourcing."

Legal 500 2017

Telecoms, Leading Individual

Kromann Reumert offers a ‘very high level of service’ on all aspects of telecoms law, covering regulatory, outsourcing, transactional and contract issues. The ‘effective’ and ‘extremely bright’ Søren Skibsted has been advising TDC on the multijurisdictional outsourcing of the operation, maintenance and development of mobile networks.

Legal 500 2017

Information Technology

Clients rate Kromann Reumert as one of ‘the best and most experienced’ firms in the sector. The practice includes ‘star’ outsourcing partner Søren Skibsted.

Chambers Europe 2017

TMT, Star Individual

Søren Skibsted is noted for his outstanding expertise in outsourcing and technology. He is also well regarded for advising Danish and international clients on commercial transactions. Clients enthuse that he is "pragmatic and focused."

Chambers Europe 2016

Information Technology

Søren Skibsted assists clients in Denmark and abroad with outsourcing and technology acquisitions. He receives effusive praise from clients, such as: "He is extremely bright, energetic, a person of character and integrity, an effective, pragmatic negotiator, and a true trusted adviser, for both myself and our top management." 

Legal 500 2016

Telecoms

The group also includes the ‘pragmatic’ and ‘effective’ Søren Skibsted, who is regarded as ‘second to none’ in the telecoms market. 

Legal 500 2015

Telecoms

Søren Skibsted is experienced in fixed and mobile network outourcing.

Legal 500 2014

Information Technology

Søren Skibsted heads Kromann Reumert’s IT and outsourcing group.

Chambers Europe 2014

TMT

Søren Skibsted is highly specialised in IT and telecommunications outsourcing. "He has a lot of knowledge about how telecoms works, understanding the systems, the end user and the back office," impressed sources say.

Chambers Europe 2013

TMT

Søren Skibsted has a highly respected IT practice and is admired by clients for being "business-oriented and very helpful." His negotiating skills are also praised.

Legal 500 2013

Telecoms

Søren Skibsted is ‘recognised as 
a star’.

aktiviteter
  • Forfatter til en række artikler om IT-retlige emner og outsourcing
  • Indlægsholder på inden- og udenlandske konferencer om IT-ret og outsourcing
  • Medlem af DIT's juridiske fagråd
  • Co-Chair i Technology Committe i the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Medlem af IT-retlige foreninger
  • Tidligere bestyrelsesformand i Foreningen for Danske IT-advokater
  • Kaptajn af reserven i hæren
baggrund
  • Partner 2007
  • Udstationering hos Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton i London 2002-2004
  • Certificeret IT-advokat
  • Udstationering i Justitsministeriet 1999-2000
  • Ansat i Kromann Reumert 1998
  • Visiting Fellow på New York University School of Law 1997
  • Cand.jur. fra Københavns Universitet 1997
  • Studeret på Yale Law School 1995-1996
bestalling og møderet
  • Møderet for landsret 2007
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales 2003
  • Advokat 2001
Sprog
  • De skandinaviske sprog
  • Engelsk
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