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Norway

Banking and finance (including shipping finance)
Banking and finance (including shipping finance) - ranked: tier 3

Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

At Advokatfirmaet Grette DA, Børge Grøttjord is ‘a highly talented professional’, Karl Rosén is ‘one of the best for regulatory advice’ and Andreas Myrstad is ‘punctual and incredibly detailed in his analyses’. The group focuses on the life sciences, technology, financial services, oil and gas, and construction sectors; Pareto Securities, DNB Bank and Danske Bank are clients.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

Core sector focuses for the ‘tremendous’ practice at Advokatfirmaet Grette DA include life sciences, technology, energy and real estate sectors; clients include Oceanteam and Jool Markets. The ‘highly experienced and personableAndreas Myrstad leads the equity department, and Karl Rosén heads the debt team.

Next generation lawyers

Andreas Myrstad - Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

With ‘an up-and-coming team that is increasingly involved in high-profile matters’, Advokatfirmaet Grette DA has substantial expertise in the financial services, technology and energy sectors. Recent work includes advising Nemetschek on its acquisition of dRofus, and assisting BKW Group with its acquisition of the Joarknatten and Høgås wind power projects. Practice head Karl Rosén has ‘a truly commercial mind-set’; Andreas Myrstad and Roland Mörsdorf are also names to note.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 2

Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

Advokatfirmaet Grette DA’s recent work for its primarily contractor clients includes advising Nye Veier on a road project and representing Olav Thon Eiendomsselskap in a final settlement dispute following the construction of a shopping centre. Marius Svendsvoll Langnes leads the practice, which also includes litigators Anne Cathrine Røed and Rolf Markussen.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

Advokatfirmaet Grette DA’s practice handles litigation for clients in the construction, IP, employment, and oil and gas sectors; examples include Olav Thon Gruppen, Bravida Norge and National Oilwell Varco. Practice head Amund Brede Svendsen is recognised for his IP expertise and Christopher Hansteen focuses on employment issues.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

Advokatfirmaet Grette DA’s full-service department is led by Odd Stemsrud on the competition law side, while Marie Braadland is ‘the obvious name for public procurement work’. Stemsrud is representing Henrik Kristoffersen against the Norwegian Ski Federation in an issue relating to sponsorship agreements.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

Advokatfirmaet Grette DA is recognised for its contentious expertise and also receives praise for its reorganisation, business transfer, collective labour law and investigation knowledge. Jens Kristian Johansen leads the department, which also fields Johan Hveding, Christopher Hansteen and Sigurd-Øyvind Kambestad.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery
Insolvency and corporate recovery - ranked: tier 3

Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

Advokatfirmaet Grette DA focuses on financially distressed businesses; it recently advised Sparebanken Øst on Arken Eiendom’s bankruptcy and assisted Castor Energy with bankruptcy proceedings. Thomas Fjell is head of the team, which fields Jacob Bjønness-Jacobsen and Børge Grøttjord as key practitioners.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

With ‘an incredibly skilled team of exceptional practitioners’, Advokatfirmaet Grette DA’s practice includes department head Sigrid Toft Fløystad; Felix Reimers, who focuses on trade mark issues; patent specialist Amund Brede Svendsen; the ‘very professionalIda Gjessing; and copyright and TMT expert Øystein Flagstad. The group represented GlaxoSmithKline in a trade mark validity issue relating to a purple inhaler, and acted for Orkla Confectionery & Snacks in a trade mark case against Maarud surrounding the Potetgull registered trade mark. Bayer Norway, Pharmaq and Tine are also clients.

Leading individuals

Ida Gjessing - Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

Dag Henden Torsteinsen leads the ‘solution-oriented’ department at Advokatfirmaet Grette DA, which focuses on commercial and residential development projects, infrastructure issues and transactional mandates. Svein Ruud Johansen is recommended for land acquisition and zoning processes.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Grette DA, Advokatfirmaet

Advokatfirmaet Grette DA primarily focuses on the biotech, pharmaceutical, technology and energy sectors, advising a client roster, which includes Atlantic Petroleum, Oceanteam and Mettler Toledo. Practice head Thomas Alnæs focuses on corporate tax matters, and Tore Karlsson is recommended for VAT and international tax advice.

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Norway

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Legal Developments by:
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  • Proposed ban on personal import of medicinal products ordered via Internet

    The Ministry of Health and Care has recently issued a hearing letter proposing stringent restrictions on import of medicinal products for personal use. Among the actions proposed, is a general ban on the import of prescription drugs, and access for Customs to seize and destroy falsified or illegal medicinal products.
    - Advokatfirmaet Grette DA

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