Erik Martinius Klevmo assists national and international clients on EU/EEA regulatory matters, antitrust/competition law, State aid and public procurement.

Erik is part of the firm’s top ranked EU and competition law team («tier 1» in European Legal 500). His expertise covers merger clearance risk assessments, merger filings and dialogue vis-à-vis the Norwegian Competition Authority and the European Commission under the merger control rules.

He has assisted in several large mergers and acquisitions; e.g. Telia/Get, St1/SFRM, TeliaSonera/Tele2, Egmont/TV 2 and Altor/Bain/Cermaq. Erik also has significant experience in compliance, cartel and dominance matters, and regularly advices on joint ventures, distribution agreeements, price/rebate structures, tying/bundling etc.

His expertise also covers EU/EEA regulatory matters, State aid and public procurement, where he has been involved as legal counsel in several cases before Norwegian courts, complaint cases before the EFTA Surveillance Authority in Brussels and preliminary reference cases to the EFTA Court in Luxembourg; e.g. Case E-16/16 (Fosen Linjen I) and Case E-1/16 (Synnøve Finden).

In the field of State aid, he is particularly experienced on the scope and limitations for granting public aid to services of general economic interest.

Erik has adviced in some of the largest public procurements in recent years, including the procurement of a new electronic patient journal system (EPJ/PAS) and in procurements of search and rescue helicopters.

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Experience

2017 - (t.d.) Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2015 - 2017 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2010 - 2015 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS

Utdanning

2010 Master of Law, University of Bergen
2008 Advanced courses in EU and competition law, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Publikasjoner

Merger Control 2019 (Norway chapter) Klevmo E. M., Chambers and Partners, 2019
Hva er en ideell leverandør i anskaffelsesretten? Klevmo E. M., Anbud365, 2019
Nytt og nyttig fra anskaffelsesretten Klevmo E. M., Anbud365, 2019
Merger Control 2018 (Norway chapter) Klevmo E. M., Chambers and Partners, 2018
Merger Control (Norway chapter) Klevmo, E. M., Global Legal Group, 2015
Competition Law: A Practitioner's Guide (bidragsyter)Langseth J. M. og Kolstad O., Akademika forlag, 2014