Rie Paving Mortensen > Plesner > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

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Rie Paving Mortensen has been involved in some of the largest and most complex cases in relation to competition law and the law of damages, by both Danish and international standards.

Rie is the head of our economic analysis team consisting of highly specialized economists.

Rie’s competition law experience includes complex mergers, in particular phase II cases, international cartels and complex cases involving the abuse of a dominant position.

In relation to both cartel-related and non-cartel related actions for damages, Rie has extensive experience in establishing the central elements of the counter factual scenario, handling settlement procedures and managing processes in relation to court appointed economic expert reports and testimonies, among other things.

In addition, Rie prepares various types of economic analyses and carries out important investigations in matters relating to tax law, intellectual property law and corporate M&A.

Rie holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Economics and has attended competition law courses at the University of Copenhagen. She has also studied at King’s College London where she acquired her PG Diploma in EU competition law. Rie started her career working for the Danish Competition Authority and before taking up the position with Plesner in 2010 she was employed as an economist with Ørsted, where she particularly focused on analyses of competition law economics.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > EU, competition and public procurement

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Noted for its cross-border expertise, Plesner has a strong track record in EU cartel cases and follow-on damages actions in multiple jurisdictions. The EU and competition law team includes public procurement law specialists and is regularly instructed by contracting authorities and tenderers. Led by Gitte Holtsø, the group has specific expertise in abuse of dominance cases and vertical and horizontal cooperation agreements, and has strong contentious capabilities; Daniel Barry and Christian Karhula Lauridsen are the names to note. Rie Paving Mortensen is recommended for handling complex mergers.