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Anders Myhre

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Advokatfirmaet Hjort

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Partner, Anders Myhre, is a specialist in contract and construction law and litigation. He has extensive experience in advising clients in all phases of construction projects. Myhre’s assistance includes all stages of a contractual relationship, from the pre-contractual phase of preparation, tendering contract drafting and negotiation, to contract administration. His background from the construction industry has given him a good knowledge of the challenges in the projects. He is an experienced litigator and regularly handle cases in or out of court, in arbitration and mediation.


  • 2013 - Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
  • 2008 - 2012: Partner, Kyllingstad Kleveland Advokatfirma DA
  • 2007: Principal associate, Kyllingstad Kleveland Advokatfirma DA
  • 2005 - 2006: Advokat, Veidekke ASA, juridisk avdeling
  • 2004 - 2005: Principal associate, Simonsen Føyen Advokatfirma DA
  • 2003 - 2004: Senior associate, Simonsen Føyen Advokatfirma DA
  • 2001 - 2003: Assistand Judge, Senja county Court
  • 2001 - 2001: Adviser, Directorate of Public Construction and Property
  • 1999 - 2001: Senior Executive Officer, Directorate of Public Construction and Property
  • 1998 - 1999: Senior Executive Officer, Ministry of Transport and Communication
  • 1994 - 1995: Trainee, Advokatfirmaet Føyen & Co ANS


English, Norwegian


1997 - Candidate of jurisprudence, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law



Within: Construction

Advokatfirmaet Hjort focuses on handling construction disputes for its contractor client base; it recently represented Aker municipality in a final settlement dispute relating to the construction of a nursing home and acted for Skanska Norge in a final account dispute concerning the extension of a highway. Anders Myhre leads the team and is an expert in onshore construction contracts.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Advokatfirmaet Hjort¬†has 'exceptionally broad competences in Norwegian law' and is 'very hands on, business oriented and able to quickly find the best solutions to settle disputes'. The group is active across various sectors and also handles criminal cases; recent work includes acting for Patrus in a damages claim pertaining to allegations of a breach of a non-compete agreement, representing Statnett in the Supreme Court against several municipalities in a dispute relating to the valuation of property tax for power transmission lines, and acting for Finnmark Estate Agency in a Supreme Court case concerning the scope of collective rights of use to land owned by the client.¬†Alex Borch¬†heads the team,¬†Kristin Veier√łd¬†focuses on electronic communication-related work,¬†Frode Innjord¬†has 'a unique way of presenting a matter in court' and¬†Anders Myhre¬†is a specialist in construction and public procurement matters. Senior attorney¬†Nils Christian Langtvedt¬†joined from¬†Advokatfirmaet Schj√łdt AS¬†in 2018.

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