Hanne Zimmer

Specialist Counsel

Hanne Zimmer is a Specialist Counsel 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.

2017- Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2012-2017 Lawyer/Senior Lawyer, Hjort DA, Oslo_NEWLINE_2005-2012 Officer/Senior Officer, EFTA Surveillance Authority, Brussels, Belgium_NEWLINE_2002-2005- Associate, Law firm Schjødt, Oslo_NEWLINE_Vår 2002 Trainee, EFTA Surveillance Authority, Brussels, Belgium_NEWLINE__NEWLINE_
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._NEWLINE_Co-author of the book "Etikk og offentlige anskaffelser" ("Ethics in public procurement"), Kommuneforlaget, 2014_NEWLINE_
2001 Cand. jur., University of Oslo_NEWLINE_2003-2004 Postgraduate College Diploma in EC Competition Law, King's College London (distance learning)_NEWLINE_2000-2001 Master of Arts in European Studies, College of Europe, Natolin, Poland_NEWLINE_1994-1996 Examen philosophicum, French, University of Oslo and Erasmus student, Université Paris-Sorbonne, France_NEWLINE_