Helena Selander

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Biography

Helena is a lawyer at Norburg & Scherp since 2021. Helena represents clients before Swedish and European authorities and courts. Her practice focuses on EU and competition law, intellectual property and public procurement.

Prior to joining the firm, Helena worked as a senior associate at Gernandt & Danielsson. Helena’s broad experience includes acting as counsel in matters pertaining to cartel investigations, merger control, investigations of abuse of dominance and public procurement cases. She has represented companies in dawn raids and other extensive investigations by competition authorities and has also successfully led several complex projects in the examination of acquisitions both inside and outside Sweden and with the EU Commission.

Helena’s working languages are Swedish and English.

Helena Selander is 'a very strong competition lawyer' who 'has a lot of experience of complicated cases and managing them independently' commend sources." Who’s Who Legal Competition 2022

Experience
  • Norburg & Scherp Advokatbyrå, Associate ,2021–
  • Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå, Senior associate, 2019–2021
  • Bokwall Rislund Advokatbyrå, Associate, 2015–2018
  • Essen International, Trademark lawyer 2014–2015
  • Konkurrensverket, Case handler 2013
Notable representations
  • Has advised several Swedish companies in investigations carried out by the Swedish Competition Authority, and has especially assisted in dawn raids, interrogation and other investigative work carried out by the Swedish Competition Authority.
  • Represented several companies in complaints to the Swedish Competition Authority.
  • Represented several Swedish and international companies in extensive merger control cases both in Sweden, abroad and with the European Commission.
  • Represented several Swedish and international companies in in-depth investigations conducted by the Swedish Competition Authority.
  • Represented tenderers in the review of public procurement.
  • Advised right holders in the event of infringement of its intellectual property rights, both regarding trademarks and other types of rights.
Education
  • LL.M. 2013, Lund University
Memberships
  • Swedish Bar Association
  • Young Arbitrators Sweden (YAS)
  • LIDC