Who we are

Nielsen Legal (former Nielsen Meinl) is a law firm dedicated to providing comprehensive legal support in the areas of commercial, civil, and administrative law, with a special focus on IT law, TMT law, and corporate structures and transactions.

Our philosophy is to partner our clients seamlessly – we are not mere providers of legal services, we provide legally- and functionally-operative solutions tailored to our clients’ needs. Be it a short-term or long-term need, we handle our clients’ cases with care, suggest alternative options and guide our clients to choose the best possible solution for them building upon the experience from previous projects and trends and sharing the benefit of our expertise.

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Our team

Together, we are a team. We value mutual co-operation, discussion, respect, and commitment. We share experience and knowledge with each other. We honour diversity and discussions from different perspectives.

JUDr. Tomáš Nielsen


Tomáš specialises in IT, telecommunications, copyright, and media law.

Tomáš assisted large banks and manufacturing companies in implementing complex IT system projects, represented clients in IT disputes and provided advice on regulatory issues (relationships with the Czech Office of Telecommunications, Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting and other), financial transactions, and non-EU payments (Russia, China, USA, etc.).

Tomáš is the winner of the 2019 Lawyer of the Year award in the category of IT Law and of the 2014 Year Award presented by the Czech Association of Electronic Communications. In the first years of his career, he was an editor-in-chief of Technologies & Prosperity, Program & Business Development Director at TUESDAY Business Network (former First Tuesday) and lawyer and partner at the international law firm Rowan Legal. He lectures telecommunications law at Charles University (Faculty of Law) and ICT law at Czech Technical University (Faculty of Transportation Sciences) and is an active arbitrator of the Riga International Arbitration Court. He was a member of the Legislative Council for Amended Copyright Act (Working Committee) attached to the Slovak Ministry of Culture.

Tomáš is the author and co-author of a number of books and articles including: Annotation to Electronic Communications Act (Linde, 2014), Software Law Basics (Wolters Kluwer, 2011), Intellectual Property Law and Protection (European Commission - Enterprise and Industry, 2009), Company Formations (CorporateINTL, 2009) etc.

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