Preben Milde Thorbjørnsen


About Preben Milde Thorbjørnsen

Preben is specialized within competition law, and has extensive experience in handling large and complex competition cases within a wide range of industries, both as a lawyer and as a public servant.

Preben advises Norwegian and international clients on all aspects of competition law, with a particular focus on merger control. He has also been lead lawyer on some of the biggest infringement cases in Norway in the recent years.

Preben is ranked as "Next Generation Partner" in Legal 500 and "Rising Star" in Chambers & Partners.

Preben Milde Thorbjørnsen "is able to see the case from different perspectives and find solutions. He shares his views and gives good advice. He is very dedicated, thorough and a pleasant lawyer to work with, in addition to cost efficient." (Chambers & Partners Europe Guide 2022).

Work experience
  • 2023 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2020 - 2022

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2017 - 2019

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2016 - 2017

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2015 - 2016

    Higher Executive Officer and Advisor, The Competition Authority

  • 2012 -

    External examiner, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen

  • 2012 - 2015

    Associate, Kluge Advokatfirma AS

  • Trainee at various law firms

  • 2011 - 2012

    Master II Droit Européen Université de Toulouse I (Master in EEA Law)

  • 2006 - 2012

    Integrated Master of Laws, University of Bergen

  • 2005 - 2006

    Annual study in French, University of Bergen