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HAAKON VIIS GATE 10, PO BOX 1752, VIKA, 0122 OSLO, NORWAY
Tel:
Work +47 22 47 97 00
Fax:
Fax +47 21 05 85 85
Email:
Web:
www.kvale.no
Kvale Advokatfirma DA, Kristin Hjelmaas Valla, Oslo, NORWAY

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Kristin Hjelmaas Valla

Tel:
Work +4722479700
Email:
Web:
www.kvale.no/en/our_team/partners/kristin-hjelmaas-valla/
Kvale Advokatfirma DA

Work Department

Competition and EU.

Position

Ms Kristin Hjelmaas Valle works primarily within competiton law. She has extensive experience and competence within all aspects of competition law assignments, including mergers and acquisitions, cartel assignments and leniency processes, dominance questions, compliance questions, assessments of different kinds of cooperation agreements and joint ventures as well as forms of distribution. In addition Hjelmaas Valla assists within the fields of i.a. public procurements, state subsidies and other EU/EEA related problems, regulatorian question within life science, telecom and energy, marketing law and administrative law.

Career

2012 - Partner, Kvale; 2009 - 2012 Senior Associate, Thommessen; 2001 - 2009 Associate, Lawyer and Senior Lawyer, BA-HR; 2001 - Leader of the Secretariat of the Expert Committee for a new Competition Act; 1999 - 2001Adviser, The Ministry of Labour and Government Administration (the Departement of Competition Policy); 1996 - 1999 Senior Executive Officer/Adviser, The Norwegian Competition Authority

Languages

Norwegian, English and French

Member

Norwegian Bar Association.

Education

University of Oslo (1995 Jurisprudence); University of Paris, Panthéon-Sorbonne (1996 Diplòme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in European Law).


Norway

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Kvale Advokatfirma DA's 'highly competent' sector-focused team excels in merger clearance work and has substantial knowledge of the TMT, energy, food, life sciences and healthcare industries with a client roster including Bunker Oil, Tine and Broadnet. In a recent highlight, group head Kristin Hjelmaas Valla advised Telia Norge on the competition elements of two separate merger filings; she receives praise for her 'efficiency, responsiveness and communication skills'. Henrik Svane recently acted for Orkla on two merger notifications and clearances and advised Beiersdorf on the competition aspects of the reorganisation of its Norwegian business, and senior lawyer Marit Aaberg, who is a state aid and public procurement expert, assisted Oslo Vognselskap with various public procurement and conflict of interest issues.

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