Mr Henrik Svane > Kvale Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Kvale Advokatfirma DA
HAAKON VIIS GATE 10
PO BOX 1752, VIKA
0122 OSLO
Norway
Henrik Svane photo

Work Department

Competition and EU.

Position

Mr Henrik Svane is an expert in competition and EU/EEA law. He represents a number of Norwegian and foreign clients in EU and competition legal cases for the Competition Authority, the courts, in notifications of agreements, acquisitions and mergers and public procurements, and has a substantial experience in these fields. Henrik has in the recent years consulted a number of companies within the pharmaceutical and grocery trade.

Career

2003 – Partner, Kvale; 1997 – 2002 Partner, Wiersholm, Mellbye & Bech; 1995 – 1996 Senior Lawyer, Wiersholm, Mellbye & Bech; 1991 – 1994 Associate, Wiersholm, Mellbye & Bech; 1988 – 1991 Executive Officer, The Price Directorate; 1987 – 1988 Associate, Legal Department, Københavns Telefon Aktieselskab

Languages

Danish, Norwegian and English

Memberships

The Norwegian Bar Association

Education

1987 Cand. jur., University of Copenhagen

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > EU and competition

Kvale Advokatfirma DA is a key name in the market for clients in the telecoms, media and technology sectors and recently acted for e-book distributor VB Bok in a complaint against Cappelen Damm before the Norwegian Competition Authority; the group also acts for energy and natural resources, and life sciences companies including Pfizer and Bunker Oil. The ‘highly professional and intelligentKristin Hjelmaas Valla leads the practice and handles merger clearance work, cartel issues, dominance matters and compliance mandates; while Henrik Svane is singled out for his litigation experience and expertise in the life sciences, food and beverage sectors.