Anders Thue is one of the leading lawyers within Norwegian public procurement law, state aid and competition Law.

Anders also has several years of experience as an advisor for public sector clients, primarily in relation to complex procurements. Anders has extensive knowledge on assessing competition law related issues, particularly in the fields of technology, media, health, industry and finance.

He is experienced in dealing with EU-law and frequently provides advice on commercial contracts. Anders has published various publications and frequently gives lectures on public procurement and competition law.

Anders is the author of commentaries on the Public Procurement Act and the Public Procurement Regulation and lectures on public procurements at the University of Bergen.

He has assisted a number of clients in the public sector, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Transport and Communication, the Ministry of Children and Equality, the Ministry of Trade and Fisheries, the Ministry of Justice, Vinmonopolet, Statnett, the Directorate for Civil Protection and the Research Council of Norway.

Anders has been involved in some of the largest procurement law cases in Norway, e.g. new rescue helicopters (the Ministry of Justice), new patient journal system (Helse Midt-Norge), catching, transportation and storing of CO2 (Gassnova).

He is a very strong and accurate partner to work with and to have sharp discussions with. He creates a quick understanding of situations.

- Chambers and Partners

Anders Thue is an outstanding lawyer with in-depth knowledge of European and Norwegian competition law. He is known for quick, thorough, and precise answers.

- Legal 500

Work experience

2009 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig (prev. Simonsen Advokatfirma)
2006 - 2008 Senior Associate, Simonsen Advokatfirma
2005 - 2006 Associate/Senior Advisor, Konkurransetilsynet
2000 - 2005 Associate/Senior Associate, Simonsen Advokatfirma


2000 LL.M., London School of Economics
2000 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo


Commentary for the Norwegian Public Procurement Regime Thue, A. m.fl., Gyldendal Akademisk, 2013, 2018
Competition law in a nutshell Thue, A. m.fl., Gyldendal Akademisk, 2015
Commentaries to the Public Procurement Act and the Public Procurement Legislation Thue, A. m.fl., Gyldendal Rettsdata, 2015