Elisabeth Lian Haugsdal works with EU/EEA and competition law, as well as state aid law, administrative law and dispute resolution. She advises clients on different aspects of competition law, including in merger control proceedings and cases before the competition authorities.

Haugsdal also has experience advising clients on state aid cases before the EFTA Surveillance Authority and has thorough knowledge of the EU/EEA legal framework from her previous experience as a legal officer at the EFTA Secretariat in Brussels.

Professional Experience

  • Senior Associate, Wiersholm, 2017
  • Legal Officer, EFTA Secretariat in Brussels, 2015
  • Associate, Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma, 2013


  • Master of Law, University of Oslo, 2012
  • Master of Laws (LL.M) in competition law, King’s College London, 2011
  • Economics, BI Norwegian Business School, 2007