Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

Dilja Helgadottir

Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Lawyer (Associate)

Diljá Helgadóttir focuses on all aspects of EU competition law, as well as EU regulatory law. Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Diljá worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Iceland as an advisor in free trade negotiations with third countries. Diljá also gained experience at leading law firms in both Reykjavik and Hamburg.


Matheson Commerical Law Prize 2020

Duke University School of Law Merit 2020

Reykjavik University Summa Cum Laude 2019

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96 Bulletin

Richard Burton, Dilja Helgadottir, Steve Ross The EU Court of Justice Advocate General Hogan recommends reducing fine imposed on a company in steel abrasives cartel case (Pometon)


On 8 October 2020, Advocate General (“AG”) Hogan issued his opinion in Pometon SpA v European Commission (Case C-440/19) in connection with the Steel Abrasives cartel case. In his opinion, the AG advises the Court of Justice (“ECJ”) to partially uphold the appeal in so far as the General Court (...)

Dilja Helgadottir The Icelandic Parliament makes amendments to the competition act


On 30 June 2020, the Icelandic parliament approved a bill (the “Bill”) to amend the Competition Act No. 44/2005 (the “Act”). The amendments are intended to simplify the implementation of the Act. They also modify notification thresholds as well as conditions for merger clearance, and facilitate (...)

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