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Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS

Work +47 23 11 65 00
Oslo, Trondheim

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Carl Roberts

Work +47 930 38 091
Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS

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Dispute resolutions


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Carl E. Roberts is an expert on dispute resolution, contract law and administrative law.

Carl advises clients in connection with potential disputes and regularly appears as counsel at all court levels, and in arbitration cases. He has extensive experience from large and complex cases within a wide variety of legal areas and industries.

Carl's experience includes the handling of disputes within sectors such as renewable energy, offshore, real estate, aviation, fisheries and aquaculture, private schools and kindergartens, as well as the public sector. He has litigated several cases involving contract law issues, including disputes related to share purchase agreements and construction contracts, and within the law of torts encompassing issues in relation to water rights and ground leases. From his previous employment in the public sector, Carl has particular expertise in public law matters. He has handled several cases in the interface between the private and the public sector, including matters involving various ministries, the Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) and the Stock Exchange Appeals Committee.

In addition to dispute resolution, Carl also advises clients on contractual issues, property law and public law. He is also experienced in investigations and in criminal procedure in connection with corporate penalties.


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The 'highly¬†professional' practice at¬†Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS¬†has 'a helpful, hands-on approach' and is 'very dedicated to its clients'. The practice is recognised for its experience in contract disputes with notable expertise in the shipping, IT, construction, IP and real estate sectors.¬†Asbj√łrn Berg¬†and¬†Carl Roberts¬†jointly lead the team; Berg recently defended Daimler in a compensation claim filed following a European Commission decision which fined truck manufacturers for impermissible information exchanges, and Roberts is 'a good team player, who excels in global commercial conflicts'. The practice gained¬†Eirik H√łiby¬†and¬†Christian Steen Eriksen¬†following the firm's 2019 merger with Kyllingstad Kleveland Advokatfirma DA.

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