• 2016-

    Assistance to Mestergruppen in connection with the acquisition of Nordek

    Eivind was partner in charge of Thommessen's assistance to building materials wholesaler Mestegruppen AS in connection with the acquisition of its competitor Nordek (supplier to i.a. the XL-BYGG chain of retailers). The transaction was unconditionally cleared by the Competition Authority in phase 1.

  • 2016

    Assistance to building merchant Mestergruppen in connection with its acquisition of Byggtorget

    Eivind headed the team that assisted building merchant Mestergruppen in securing competition clearance of its acquisition of rival building merchant Byggtorget in 2016.

Work experience

  • 1999–
    Partner, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 1996–1998
    Senior Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 1993–1995
    Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 1993
    Admitted to the bar
  • 1991–1993
    Deputy Judge, -, Sarpsborg city court
  • 1990–1990
    Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen


  • 1990–1991
    Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) de Droit Communautaire, Université de Paris II (Panthéon-Assas)
  • 1984–1989
    Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo