Hanne Zimmer is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Competition and Procurement practice.
Through her seven years' of experience from the EFTA Surveillance Authority's Competition and State Aid Directorate and ten years as a private practice lawyer, Hanne has extensive experience within competition, state aid, public procurement and general EU/EEA law. Her practice covers competition, state aid, public procurement as well as general EU law, and includes complaints/litigation and regulatory procedures (state aid/antitrust/mergers) in addition to advisory work. She also has extensive experience in cases concerning the sector specific competition regulation for electronic communications. She advises both private and public sector clients.
Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
2017 - 2021
Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
2012 - 2017
Lawyer/Senior Lawyer, Hjort DA, Oslo
2005 - 2012
Officer/Senior Officer, EFTA Surveillance Authority, Brussels, Belgium
2002 - 2005
Associate, Law firm Schjødt, Oslo
2002 - 2002
Trainee, EFTA Surveillance Authority, Brussels, Belgium
2003 - 2004
Postgraduate College Diploma in EC Competition Law, King's College London (distance learning)
2000 - 2001
Master of Arts in European Studies, College of Europe, Natolin, Poland
1994 - 1996
Examen philosophicum, French, University of Oslo and Erasmus student, Université Paris-Sorbonne, France
Cand.jur., University of Oslo
Co-author of the book "Etikk og offentlige anskaffelser" ("Ethics in public procurement"), Kommuneforlaget, 2014
Co-author of the article "A wheel of fortune for the EEA States or game over for national betting and gaming monopolies? – The Future of Gaming Regulation in Europe after the judgments in Placanica, Gaming Machines and Ladbrokes – Europarättslig Tidskrift no. 4, 2007.