Stuart Stock

Senior Lawyer

About Stuart

Stuart Stock is a Senior Lawyer at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Competition Law practice. He advises on all aspects of EU, UK and Norwegian competition law, with a particular focus on multi-jurisdictional merger control and investigations. Stock is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales and has previously worked in the competition law team at a major international law firm in London as well as for the UK competition regulator, the Competition and Markets Authority.

Work experience
2020- Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2018-2019 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2016-2017 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2015–2016 Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, London_NEWLINE_2014–2015 Manager, Competition & Markets Authority, London_NEWLINE_2012–2014 Associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, London_NEWLINE_2010–2012 Trainee, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, London & Brussels_NEWLINE_ _NEWLINE_
2012-2013 King's College, London, UK – EU Competition Law (Post-Graduate Diploma)_NEWLINE_2009-2010 University of Law, UK – Legal Practice Course (LPC)_NEWLINE_2008-2009 Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands – European Business Law (LLM)_NEWLINE_2005-2008 University of Nottingham, UK – Law (LLB)_NEWLINE_
Relevant experience
Advising a client in relation to an ongoing investigation by the European Commission into possible breaches of Article 101 TFEU in the salmon farming sector;_NEWLINE__NEWLINE_Advising a client in relation to an ongoing investigation by the Norwegian Competition Authority into possible breaches of Section 10 of the Norwegian Competition Act in the home alarm sector;_NEWLINE__NEWLINE_Advising Transocean Ltd on its USD 2.7 billion acquisition of OceanRig and its nine high-specification ultra-deepwater drillships and two harsh environment semi-submersibles; securing unconditional clearance from the Norwegian Competition Authority;_NEWLINE__NEWLINE_Advising FSN Capital on its EUR 244 million acquisition of Saferoad Holding ASA, a company active in the provision of road safety and road infrastructure products; securing unconditional Phase I clearance from the European Commission;_NEWLINE__NEWLINE_Advising TTS Group ASA on the NOK 840 million sale of the majority of its ship equipment business to MacGregor; securing unconditional clearance from the German and South Korean competition authorities and conditional clearance from the Chinese competition authority, SAMR;_NEWLINE__NEWLINE_Advising NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine in relation to the European Commission's investigation of Gazprom for suspected breaches of Article 102 TFEU._NEWLINE_