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Chief executive partner

Simon Evers Hjelmborg

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Simon Evers Hjelmborg is an expert of EU and competition law

As chief executive partner of Bech-Bruun, Simon Evers Hjelmborg is responsible for the day-to-day management of Bech-Bruun. In recent years, together with the management board, he has been in charge of several organisational and strategic changes that have strengthened Bech-Bruun's market position. 

As former head of Bech-Bruun's EU and Competition Law practice group, Simon has in-depth experience with strategic advisory services within all aspects of competition law, including merger control, abuse issues, cartels and syndicates as well as the authorities' handling of matters relative to the EU Commission as well as to the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority. 

In addition to his work as chief executive partner, Simon advises public clients on all aspects of the tender process. With both Danish and international clients he is a popular adviser in relation to compliance programmes and the complex EU legislation, where he has in-depth experience in conducting cases about competition, state aid and procurement before the EU courts, the Danish High Courts, the Danish Competition Council, the Danish Competition Appeals Tribunal and the Complaints Board for Public Procurement. 

Finally, for a number of years Simon has been a guest lecturer in EU competition law, EU procurement law and privatisation law with the Universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus. 


The Team

EU & Competition

  • EU & Competition
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Procurement
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  • EU Udbudsretten, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2016. 650 pages. Book
  • EU Public Procurement Law – The Public Sector Directive – The Utilities Directive, Djøf Publishing, 2012. Book
  • EU Udbudsretten – udbudsdirektivet for offentlige myndigheder – forsyningsvirksomhedsdirektivet, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2011. Book
  • Konkurrenceretten i EU, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2009. Book
  • Hvor megen konkurrence skal der være i en konkurrencepræget dialog?, Ugeskrift for Retsvæsen, 2007. Article
  • Public Procurement Law – the EU directive on public contracts, DJØF Publishing, 2006. Book
  • EU Udbudsretten – udbudsdirektivet for offentlige myndigheder, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2005. Book
  • Konkurrenceretten i EU, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2005. Book
  • Konkurrenceretten i EU, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2003. Book
  • Konkurrenceretten i Danmark og EU, Schultz Forlag, 2001. Book

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish High Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • Education abroad: The Wharton School
  • Harvard Business School
  • English
  • German