Lena Sandberg

Gibson Dunn, Brussels

Lena Sandberg is a Danish qualified partner and a member of the Brussels Bar, based in the Brussels office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition Practice Group. She has held positions both in the private sector (law firms and companies) and in the public sector (the European Commission and the EFTA Surveillance Authority).

Lena Sandberg is a partner in the Brussels office where she is a member of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition Practice Group. Ms. Sandberg’s practice covers all aspects of competition law, and she has extensive regulatory experience in the energy and environmental sectors, including renewables, gas and electricity production, and transmission. Ms. Sandberg is experienced in State aid and corporate tax benefits such as carry forward of losses, capital tax, depreciation, property tax and parafiscal duties in a variety of sectors. In particular, she has handled tax benefits for the aluminium sector in Iceland and non-tax entities in the tax haven of Liechtenstein. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Ms. Sandberg served as Senior Officer in the Competition and State Aid Directorate at the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) from 2004 to 2011, where she covered complex questions in the energy and environmental area particularly in the field of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, renewable energy, energy taxes, electricity supply, carbon capture, and a string of related issues including research and development and innovation, and risk capital.