Kirti Mahajan Thomassen is a head of the competition and procurement practice at Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS. She is recognised by Who’s Who Legal as an expert in life sciences regulatory law and has nearly 20 years of practical experience. Her competence and experience encompasses the entire spectrum of regulatory legal framework for the healthcare sector. She advises clients within the following topics: permissions, authorisations, approvals, registrations, etc.; CE marking; import and export of pharmaceuticals; pricing and reimbursement; distribution and market access; pharmacies, including internet pharmacies; marketing; interaction with healthcare professionals (HCPs); mutual recognition of professional qualifications for HCPs; administrative sanctions against HCPs; product liability for pharmaceuticals and medical devices; regulatory due diligence; and ancillary advice in M&A processes.

Furthermore, Kirti has extensive and practical experience with procurement procedures in the healthcare sector and offers valuable understanding of practical and legal challenges that regularly emerge in these processes. She assists suppliers with quality control of bids before submission and in safeguarding their interests during the entire procurement process, including complaints and court processes.

She is also a seasoned adviser in relation to competition law in the life sciences sector. She has previously advised leading pharmaceutical manufacturers in relation to, inter alia, the scope for reducing orders without abusing a dominant position, and merger control in transactions involving competing products.