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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

Knud Jacob Knudsen

Tel:
Work +47 41 91 65 82
Email:
Arntzen de Besche

Work Department

Dispute Resolution. Construction.

Position

Partner. Admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway. Knudsen primarily acts on matters involving dispute resolution, and has argued a large number of cases before the city courts, courts of appeal and the Supreme Court. Knud has also advised a number of national and international arbitration cases, both ad hoc and international arbitration (ICC). The majority of the cases have been within contract law, construction law and company law, in addition to disputes concerning professional liability. He has published several articles and is a regular lecturer in civil procedure. 

Career

2017-, Partner, Arntzen de Besche; 2011-2016, Partner, DLA Piper Norway; 2008-2011, Senior Lawyer, DLA Piper Norway; 2007-2008, Lawyer, Advokatfirma Mageli; 2006-2007, Senior Lawyer, DLA Piper Norway; 2005-2006, Clerk, The Supreme Court of Norway; 1997-2005, Lawyer/Junior Lawyer, DLA Nordic; 1997, Legal assistant, General Advocate Office.

Languages

English

Member

Member of the Norwegian Bar Association. Member of the civil procedure group at the Lawyers’ Education Center.

Education

1996, University of Bergen, Cand. jur (qualifying law degree)

Leisure

Road cycling.


Norway

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Arntzen de Besche’s ‘exquisite skills, excellent organisation and consistently strong performance’ contribute to ‘a truly excellent and solid team’ led by the ‘trustworthyKåre Moljord. The group covers litigation, arbitration and mediation; highlights included representing Nortura in a negligence claim, and acting for Stiftelsen Diakonova in arbitration proceedings. Terje Granvang handles professional liability mandates and Knud Jacob Knudsen is ‘a perfect communicator’. Andreas Nordby joined from Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS.

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Real estate

Within: Real estate

With ‘a highly professional team’ providing ‘top-level service’, Arntzen de Besche is ‘a clear leader in the market’ with substantial expertise across the field, particularly in acting for institutional investors and private equity clients. In a recent highlight, Hans Henrik Kværne and Thomas Øslebø advised the US Government on the sale of its embassy in Oslo. Eilif Koch has ‘strong commercial skills’ and litigator Knud Jacob Knudsen joined from DLA Piper.

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