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Wenche Sædal Partner Advokat

Partner Wenche Sædal has been working at Thommessen since 2012. She has over 12 years of experience in the field of public procurement, EU/EEA law, competition law, and more.

Wenche has broad and extensive experience in public procurement, both for contracting authorities and suppliers. For many years, Wenche has also served as a key advisor in procurement matters for several private companies subject to procurement regulations. Wenche has handled numerous procurement cases for the Complaints Board for Public Procurement (KOFA) and the courts, including injunction cases and compensation cases.

Wenche was appointed as a member of KOFA in 2023.
  1. The Legal 500
    Recommended Lawyer, Public Procurement

    "She has a great ability to understand our needs and quickly understand the issues in our cases. She has an easy-going personality which makes cooperation pleasant and simple. Always available and handles issues in a short time."

  2. Chambers & Partners Europe
    Up and Coming, Competition/Antitrust: Public Procurement

    "She's very competent within her area of expertise and is very easy to get in touch with."

  3. The Norwegian Financial Daily's annual Lawyer survey
    Top 5 Up and Coming, Public Procurement

  4. Chambers & Partners Europe
    Up and Coming, Competition/Antitrust: Public Procurement

    "She is wise with a strong commercial sense, and provided an excellent execution of all the cases"

  5. Client Choice Awards by Lexology
    Exclusive Winner, Government Contracts Norway

    "She has excellent legal skills, very professional, delivers on time often within very short deadlines."
    "She has given us qualified advice and direction from day 1."
    "She always responds within a short time, and you feel prioritized."
    "Wenche is very practically oriented, she is always available, and her advice is spot on."
    "She is up to date and her market knowledge is of high value to us."

  1. Partner, Bergen, Thommessen

  2. Managing Associate, Bergen, Thommessen

  3. Senior Associate, Bergen, Thommessen

  4. Associate, Bergen, Thommessen

  5. Sensor and supervisor, University of Bergen, Faculty of Law

  6. Senior consultant, advisor and associate lawyer., Norwegian Competition Authority

  7. Student teacher, University of Bergen, Faculty of Law

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

  2. Master of Laws
    University of Bergen

  1. Dagens Næringsliv

  2. Byggejuss and

  3. Anbud 365