EU and Competition Law

The competition rules are the traffic rules of the business sector. When the common rules are observed by everybody, there is room for innovation, growth, and development. But if unfair or unreasonable terms are forced upon your business, or progress is impeded, we can assist you.

We are a team of experienced and reputable lawyers with a thorough knowledge of questions relating to EU law and competition law, both nationally and in an EU context. We have specialised in preventing problems through proactive advice based on a detailed knowledge of the client’s business.

We are creative and flexible because we have the experience to be so, giving us the confidence to venture innovative thinking. We know the position of the authorities and how to engage them in a constructive dialogue. This allows us to prevent most legal problems from getting serious. But if required, we are also ready to go all the way, and we defend our clients against unreasonable attacks by competitors as well as against the authorities’ misinterpretations of the EU rules.

We offer analysis, sparring, and advice in relation to EU law, including::


Legal 500 rates NJORD Law Firm as a tier 2 firm and in 2018 inducted partner Thomas Ryhl as a “leading individual” into their “Hall of Fame” in EU and Competition Law:

“NJORD Law Firm expertise encompasses dispute resolution, M&A and joint ventures. Thomas Ryhl heads up the department and has extensive experience in EU, competition and procurement law.”

Legal 500, 2019

Chambers and Partners, 2019, ranks partner Thomas Ryhl in band 4.

“Thomas Ryhl of NJORD Law Firm has “a broad business in both competition and EU law,” according to observers, who believe he is “intelligent and likeable.” Ryhl’s practice also covers public procurement matters.”

Chambers and partners, 2019


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