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KRONPRINSESSE MÄRTHAS PLASS 1, PO BOX 1513 VIKA, 0117 OSLO, NORWAY
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Work +47 22 82 75 00
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Fax +47 22 82 75 01
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Ola Haugen

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Wikborg Rein

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Litigation and Arbitration, Contract and Construction

Position

Ola Haugen is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is head of the firm's Litigation and Arbitration practice. Haugen's main areas of practice include issues relating to litigation and dispute resolution, as well as contractual law, real estate and administrative law. Haugen is admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court and is recommended by Chambers and Partners as "Leaders in their field" in the category Dispute Resolution.

Career

2001- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 1993-2001 Associate and Senior Associate, the Attorney General, Oslo. 1991-1992 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Private Law, University of Oslo.

Member

Norwegian Bar Association.

Education

2000 Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court. 1992 Cand.jur., University of Oslo.


Norway

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Recent work for the ‘outstanding’ department at Wikborg Rein includes representing the Norwegian Oil Taxation Office in a dispute relating to transfer pricing issues, and acting for Avena Shipping Company, Dalnave Navigation and Assuranceforeningen Gard in proceedings relating to a vessel grounding. Kaare Andreas Shetelig leads the group; Ola Haugen, Ola Nisja (who is ‘not only an excellent lawyer but consistently provides top strategic advice’) and Bergen-based employment expert Dag Steinfeld also receive praise.

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