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Eivind J. Vesterkjær Partner Advokat

Eivind advises clients on competition law (including merger control), public procurement, state aid, regulatory issues, FDI, and general business law. He has broad experience from a variety of sectors and industries, including technology & telecom, financial services, shipping, energy, life sciences, and consumer retail. Eivind has for a number of years been ranked among Norway's leading lawyers within competition law and public procurement. According to clients quoted by The Legal500 2022, Eivind "has very high integrity, and puts our interests as a client first like few other lawyers do. His ability to provide sound legal advice applied to our business is second to none. Also, he is a genuinely pleasant person to work with." Eivind is a member of the Norwegian Bar Association's expert committee for European law and competition law.
  1. The Legal 500
    Recommended Lawyer, EU and Competition

    ‘Eivind J. Vesterkjær has very high integrity, and puts our interests as a client first like few other lawyers do. His ability to provide sound legal advice applied to our business is second to none. Also, he is a genuinely pleasant person to work with.’

  2. Chambers & Partners Europe
    Ranked, Competition/Antitrust

  3. Chambers & Partners Europe
    Ranked, Competition/Antitrust: Public Procurement

  4. Who's Who Legal
    Recommended Lawyer, Life Sciences - Regulatory

  5. Who's Who Legal
    Recommended Lawyer, Government Contracts

  6. Who's Who Legal
    Recommended, Competition

  7. Best Lawyers
    Recognized Lawyer, Competition/Antitrust Law

  1. Partner, Oslo, Thommessen

  2. Senior associate, Oslo, Thommessen AS

  3. Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  4. Admitted to the Bar

  5. Deputy Judge, Sarpsborg city court

  6. Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  1. Exam in Essential Project Management (5 ECTS)
    Skema Business School

  2. Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) de Droit communautaire
    Université de Paris II (Panthéon-Assas)

  3. Candidate in Jurisprudence
    University of Oslo