Gaute is affiliated with the Technology, Media and IPR business area and specialises in competition law and state aid.  

He has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, and with cases concerning anti-competitive cooperation and abuse of a dominant position. He also assists with negotiations and disputes. 

Gaute works especially with:  

  • Mergers and acquisitions  
  • Negotiations and litigation  
  • Distribution agreements  
  • Public enterprises  
  • Technology companies  

Gaute has extensive experience with competition law from the administration, and has previously worked in the Norwegian Competition Authority and in the Ministry of Trade and Industry.