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Pernille Edh Hasselgård

Attorney

Attorney

Pernille Edh Hasselgård is an attorney in Hjort’s corporate law department. She is specialized in competition law, State aid, public procurement and general EU/EEA law, as well as in telecommunications.

Hasselgård primarily works with competition law and assists in a wide range of competition law related issues, including matters of compliance with the prohibition on anti-competitive cooperation, abuse of dominance, mergers and acquisitions, as well as leniency processes and compliance. She has extensive experience with merger cases and assessments of different types of cooperation agreements. Hasselgård has been involved in several court proceedings concerning both competition rules and general EEA law, including cases submitted to the EFTA Court.

Hasselgård also assists in issues related to EU/EEA law, State aid, public procurement and telecommunications. She has advised clients in a variety of sectors and industries, including media, telecommunications, the grocery sector, the pharmaceutical industry, oil and gas, and energy market. Furthermore, she is involved in matters concerning administrative law, technology and digitalization.

 

Professional experience
2019
Attorney, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2019
Advisor and Sensor for Master's Theses, Faculty of Law, The University of Bergen
2016
2019
Associate, Kvale Advokatfirma DA
2013
2015
Internships at various law firms and in the public sector
Education
2017
Electronic Communications Law, The University of Oslo
2016
Master of Laws (LLM), Competition Law, King's College London
2016
Master of Laws, The University of Bergen
Memberships

The Norwegian Bar Association

The Norwegian Association for Legal Professionals

Publications

“Signalling in the Media – The New Price Fixing”European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) 2/2019

“Net Neutrality in Norway: The Issue of Zero Rating”, European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) 1/2018

Competition and Cartel Leniency Global Guide, “Merger Control in Norway” (2018), Co-author with Kristin Hjelmaas Valla and Henrik Svane

Competition and Cartel Leniency Global Guide, “Cartel Leniency in Norway” (2017), Co-author with  Kristin Hjelmaas Valla and Henrik Svane

Competition and Cartel Leniency Global Guide, “Restraint of  trade and dominance in Norway” (2017), Co-author with Kristin Hjelmaas Valla and Henrik Svane

“The Use of Tender Procedures to Exclude State Aid: The Situation under the EU 2014 Public Procurement Directives”European Procurement & Pulbic Private Partnership Law Review (EPPPL) 1/2017