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Regularly advises central government agencies and private sector clients on noteworthy public procurement matters, including disputes. Frequently acts on procurement procedures in the transportation and healthcare sectors. Additionally active in non-contentious competition mandates, such as merger clearances, compliance issues and state aid advisory mandates. Offers experience in contentious cartel and bid rigging matters, as well as representing clients in abuse of dominance cases and market investigations.
One client appreciates that the lawyers have the "ability to provide thorough answers in a short amount of time."
Another client praises the team for being "strategically smart regarding negotiation techniques."
Represented Bombardier Transportation Sweden in a compensation claim against Bane NOR following a public procurement award.
Anders Thue is described by one client as "truly committed to his client and very knowledgeable in the field." He advises both public bodies and private companies on contentious and non-contentious procurement matters, often involving the transportation, healthcare and technology sectors.
Jan Magne Langseth has a broad competition law practice, advising clients on merger filings, market investigations, cartel cases and abuse of dominance allegations. One commentator notes that "he is well read, experienced and knows how to argue a case."
Karin Fløistad enters the rankings on the back of positive feedback, with one client enthusing that she is "an excellent lawyer who is academically strong and a good communicator." She assists contracting authorities and bidders with procurement contracts and compensation claims.
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The team has particular strength in depth and has dedicated partners for all relevant areas of competition law, state aid law, public procurement law and internal market law.
Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s team has extensive experience with EU and EEA-regulatory matters and competition law in a number of business sectors and professional areas.
The firm assists with all aspects of competition law, such as notification of mergers to the competition authorities in Norway and Brussels, dawn raids and drafting and implementation of compliance routines.