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Henning Nordtvedt

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Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS

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Construction, Building and Offshore.


Henning Nordtvedt is a partner in the business area Construction, Building and Offshore, and is a member of the practice groups for Litigation, Construction, Fabrication Contracts and Public Procurement.. Henning Nordtvedt has particular knowledge of dispute resolution, construction and offshore contracts and public procurement. He has experience from the Office of the Attorney General where he worked with litigation and had the professional responsibility for implementing major state procurements. For the last five years he has primarily worked with: ‚ÄĘ Dispute resolutions and litigation ‚ÄĘ Follow-up and dispute resolutions in connection with larger deliveries within the Offshore-sector. ‚ÄĘ Assist in the implementation of larger state procurements ‚ÄĘ Adviser in connection to road, bridge and building contracts Adviser to both public and private participants in public procurement.


Partner, Advokatfirmaet Haavind (2009) Advokatfirmaet Haavind (2007-) the Attorney General (2000-2007).


University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1993, economics etc. Cand. jur, University of Bergen (1999).



Within: Construction

With 'extensive and diversified experience',¬†Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS¬†provides 'constructive and to-the-point advice' and is 'action oriented, productive, technically brilliant and always aware of what its clients need'. Clients praise litigator¬†Johnny Johansen¬†as 'extremely service minded and a good communicator',¬†Arve Martin Bj√łrnvik¬†as 'a dedicated professional who can pinpoint the arguments needed to move a case forward quickly', and single out¬†Olav Bergsaker¬†for his 'deep knowledge of the industry'. Other key names include group head¬†Henning Nordtvedt,¬†Mikal Br√łndmo¬†and¬†Andreas Rostveit, who joined from Advokatfirmaet F√łyen Torkildsen AS¬†in 2018. The team recently represented the Norwegian Public Roads Authority in a dispute relating to the final settlement of a road project, and acted for KHR Arkitekter in a dispute surrounding the construction of the Alexander Dale Oen Arena in Bergen. Kv√¶rner, Statkraft and Sporveiein are also clients.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The 'extremely focused and well-prepared' practice at¬†Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS¬†'regularly outperforms the firms it is up against' with 'a hands-on and creative¬†approach, excellent understanding of the law and amazing market knowledge'. Clients single out the 'calm, trustworthy and highly skilled'¬†Rasmus Asbj√łrnsen,¬†who 'balances the ability to draw up the big picture with precision and an excellent court manner';¬†'great litigator'¬†Johnny Johansen, the 'analytical and strategically shrewd'¬†Arve Martin Bj√łrnvik, managing partner and group head¬†Henning Nordtvedt,¬†and¬†Mikal Br√łndmo, who is 'quick, pleasant and productive'. Bj√łrnvik recently acted for Nortura in a compensation claim relating to the extension and renovation of a food processing factory and¬†Goud Helge Homme Fjellheim¬†represented the Norwegian Ministry of Transport in a damages claim relating to the acquisition of a new road toll collection IT system.¬†P√•l Martin Abell¬†and¬†Vebj√łrn Krag Iversen¬†made partner in 2019, and¬†Anne Hesjedal Sending¬†joined from a position at the Attorney General's office.

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