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Håkon Cosma Størdal

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EU/EEA and Competition Law


Partner Håkon Cosma Størdal advises on EU/EEA law and is a specialist in competition law. He also handles questions related to public and administrative law. From his period as legal director with the Norwegian Competition Authority, Størdal has gained significant experience in handling complex competition cases. He has also been a national expert with the EFTA surveillance authority in Brussels, working with state aid and competition cases.


Partner, Wiersholm, 2016 Managing Associate, Wiersholm, 2013 Legal director, the Norwegian Competition Authority, 2010-2013, Leader of the Competition Law Reform Commission's secretariat, 2011-2012 Head of section, the Norwegian Competition Authority, 2006-2010 National expert, the EFTA Surveillance Authority, Brussels, 2007-2008 Adviser/senior adviser, the Norwegian Competition Authority, 2005-2006 Associate/lawyer, Ro Sommernes advokatfirma DA, 2002-2005


Solstrand Programme for Young Leaders, AFF/NHH, 2009-2010 Postgraduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law, King's College, University of London, 2009 Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 2002 Master of Laws (LL.M.), King's College, University of London, 2001


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Håkon Cosma Størdal - Wiersholm

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Wiersholm 'has unique expertise in the field' and 'always takes a business approach to legal issues' under the leadership of Håkon Cosma Størdal for competition and antitrust work and managing partner Morten Goller for public procurement mandates. The firm's practice comprises four areas: M&A work, antitrust, public procurement issues and state aid, and EU and EEA law. Recent highlights include assisting Widerøe's Flyveselskap with an antitrust investigation and abuse of dominance issues relating to its refusal to supply a competitor with equipment, acting for Sector Alarm on the competition aspects of its proposed acquisition of Prevent 360, and advising Hurtigruten on the public procurement and state aid elements of its successful tender for a new coastal agreement. Vipps, Coop Norge and Telenor are also clients. Stephan L Jervell is 'a very experienced lawyer with a key understanding of his clients' commercial and competitive position in the market', and Thomas G Naalsund is a key name for EU and EEA law, state aid matters and public procurement work.

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