Eivind Stage

Specialist Counsel

About Eivind Stage

Specialist Counsel Eivind Stage is deputy head of the Competition/Antitrust practice in Wikborg Rein. Stage's main area of work is within competition law, and his track record includes all types of cases, covering a broad range of industries. Stage joined Wikborg Rein in 2013, after seven years of holding various leading positions in the Norwegian Competition Authority, lastly as Deputy Director.

Over the fourteen years of working full-time within competition law, he has been key to handling a number of large, complex cases, both merger filings and antitrust investigations. Stage's background and skills makes him a versatile and sought after competition law expert, with a key role in many of the firm's high-profile competition matters.

Work experience
  • 2018 -

    Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2013 - 2017

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2012

    Special Adviser and Deputy Director, Norwegian Competition Authority

  • 2006 - 2011

    Head of Finance Section, Norwegian Competition Authority

  • 2005 - 2006

    Adviser at Food Section, Norwegian Competition Authority

  • 2003 - 2005

    Deputy Judge, Bergen City Court

  • 2001 - 2003

    Attorney and Associate, Law firm Harris

  • 1999 - 2006

    Various tutoring, University of Bergen and Oslo

Education
  • 2009

    "Solstrand course" for younger leaders (AFF at NHH)

  • 2008

    Mentoring programme for public sector, DIFI

  • 2007

    Postgraduate Diploma in EC Competition Law, King's College London

  • 2003

    Practising certificate

  • 2001

    Cand.jur., University of Bergen

  • 1999

    Community law, etc. , Université de Lyon