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Gro Amdal

Partner Stavanger

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Procurement law specialist

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New EFTA Court judgement: contracting authority may be held liable even in a case of a simple breach of the public procurement law

On October 31 2017, the EFTA Court delivered a judgement (case E-16/16) regarding requirements for a claim for damages depending on infringements in a tender procedure. According to the Court's conclusion even a simple breach of public procurement law is, in itself, sufficient to trigger the liability of the contracting authority.

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Gro Amdal has more than 25 years of experience within procurement law, and is among Norway's leading experts within this field. Ms Amdal is Head of the Public Procurement law group at Kluge consisting of 25 lawyers.

Ms Amdal provides advice to clients in all stages of the procurement process, and has in-depth knowledge of the Norwegian rules and regulations regarding public procurement, as well as the EU Directives on public procurement. She also has extensive experience within construction law.

The Norwegian Government appointed Ms Amdal member of the Norwegian Complaints Board for Public Procurement, for 8 consecutive years (2011–2019). She was also member of the Commission appointed by the Norwegian Government to examine the national rules on public procurement. Ms Amdal is co-author of the Commission's Official Norwegian Report (NOU 2014:4) proposing new national rules on public procurement.

Gro is ranked by Chambers and Partners as one of Norway's most prominent lawyers within procurement law: "Gro Amdal leads the public procurement practice at Kluge Advokatfirma, receiving excellent feedback from clients. She is described by one as "a walking encyclopaedia: she gets the problems right away and understands what we need as a client. We avoided problems before they happened.""

Ms Amdal is also ranked "Leading individual" in procurement law by Legal 500, and WWL (Who's Who Legal) has ranked her one of Norway's leading lawyers within Government Contracts.

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