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Arntzen de Besche

PO BOX 2734, SOLLI, 0204 OSLO, NORWAY
Tel:
Work +47 23 89 40 00
Fax:
Fax +47 23 89 40 01
Email:
Web:
www.adeb.no
Oslo, Stavanger, Trondheim
Arntzen de Besche, Hans Henrik Kværne, Oslo, NORWAY

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Hans Henrik Kværne

Tel:
Work +47 23 89 40 00
Email:
Arntzen de Besche

Work Department

Real Estate, Corporate law, Insurance law, Finance.

Position

Partner and Head of Arntzen de Besche's Real Estate practice group. Hans Henrik Kværne mainly works with legal questions related to different aspects of real estate law, corporate law and contract law. He regularly assists Norwegian as well as foreign professional clients with legal matters concerning acquisition of real estates and real estate companies. Furthermore, he has wide experience with both commercial and legal questions regarding structuring and financing syndicates. Kværne also handles questions regarding property management, commercial and private leases, pre-emptive rights, development projects and dispute resolution.

Career

2001 - Partner, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS; 1991-2000, Partner, Advokatfirmaet de Besche & Co.; 1987, Trainee, Healy & Baillie, New York; 1985 - 2000, Attorney, Advokatfirmaet de Besche & Co.

Languages

English, Scandinavian languages.

Member

Member of Norwegian Bar Association.

Education

1984 - University of Oslo - Cand jur. (Qualifying law degree) January-May 1983 University of North Dakota Laws School.


Norway

Real estate

Within: Leading individuals

Hans Henrik Kværne - Arntzen de Besche

Within: Real estate

Arntzen de Besche 'exhibits excellent commercial insight' and 'works as the best engine oil to make a deal run smoothly'; clients also praise Eilif S Koch, who has 'problem-solving skills and an ability to spot potential problems that are second to none' and 'always finds a balanced approach'. Other key names include the highly regarded Hans Henrik Kværne and Thomas Øslebø. The practice handles the full spectrum of real estate work and regularly acts for institutional lenders and private equity investors. Recent mandates include acting for Stor-Oslo Eiendom on an urban transformation project in the greater Oslo area, assisting NRP Finans with its purchase of a landmark property, and advising the US government on the sale of its embassy in Norway, a landmark building in Oslo.

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