Ole-Andreas Torgersen

Partner, LawyerOslo

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Ole Andreas Torgersen


Ole-Andreas Torgersen heads Selmer's business area for competition law and assists businesses in particular with competition law related matters, contract negotiations and dispute resolution. He has extensive experience with various competition law issues from a wide range of industries, including merger control, dawn raids and investigations, cooperation agreements and compliance with the competition rules in general. He has coordinated a number of international merger control cases before competition authorities and handled investigations in several jurisdictions. He also assists clients i connection with litigation related to competition law infringements. Ole-Andreas holds law degrees from the University of Oslo and Kings College in London and an EMBA from Kellogg/WHU. He also has seven years' experience as an in-house lawyer at Orkla ASA with responsibility for competition and compliance, M&A projects, as well as related procurement of legal services. Ole-Andreas regularly holds courses in competition law and is ranked within competition law in Norway in several recognized international publications.

Work experience

Partner – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2005 - 2012
Attorney-at-law/In-house counsel – Orkla ASA
1999 - 2005
Attorney-at-law/Non-equity partner – Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA


Executive Master of Business Administration – Kellogg – WHU
Master of Arts, Advanced European Legal Studies – King's College London
Cand.jur. – University of Oslo


Commentary to the Norwegian Competition Act and the EEA Competition Act (Konkurranseloven og EØS–konkurranseloven – med kommentarer) – Co-author – Gyldendal
The limitations of the Free Movement of Goods and the Freedom to Provide Service – in search of a Common Approach – European Business Law Review