Main work areas
M&A, corporate law, contract law, public procurement, competition law, IT/IPR.
Advises large suppliers and procuring entities on public procurement issues, including strategic advice and all phases of the procurement process. Experienced in contract work and negotiations for large Norwegian enterprises in media, IT, telecom, industry and oil and gas sectors.
Extensive experience from M&A involving both listed and unlisted companies, private equity, venture capital for both Norwegian and international clients.
Advisor on state aid and public procurement for the Ministry of Industry and Trade during the EEA and EU negotiations.
Several competition related complaints to Norwegian competition authorities and the Efta Surveillance Authority regarding the telecom market. Together with the Norwegian economic analysis firm Econ Analyse, provided analysis of and recommendation to the organization of Norwegian fish farmers in connection with EU dumping accusations.
Chambers and Partners Europe 2014 says:
“The “flexible and solution-oriented” Andreas Wahl of Bull & Co comes recommended by clients for public procurement work and sits on the Public Procurement Complaints Board. “He was very knowledgeable and clear about what we should do,” says one.”
Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Oslo, 1986
Officers school Norwegian Navy, 1980-1981
Studies political science and history, University of Minnesota, USA, 1977-1978
Partner, Bull & Co, 2006-
Senior Associate, Wiersholm, Mellbye & Bech Oslo 1995-2006
Assistant Director General in the Ministry of Industry and Trade 1990-1995
Assistant judge, Eidsvoll tingrett (county court), 1989-1990
Legal advisor Legal Section, Ministry of Industry, 1986-1989
Offices and memberships
Member of the Norwegian Complaints Board for Public Procurement
Director of the EEA expert group on public procurement 1993-1994
Delegate to various OECD committees 1990-1995
Director of various cabinet appointed committees, including committees regarding company law, the Norwegian Enterprise Register, minerals and deregulation. 1990-1996
Co-author book ”Infomedia law”, (IT, e-commerce, ipr and telecom related legal issues
Co-author book ”Commentary to the Act on Public Procurement
Co-author book on IT development Contracts to be published in 2006
Various articles on public procurement, IT law and data protection.