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Advokatfirmaet CLP DA, Vidar Riksfjord, Oslo, NORWAY

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Vidar Riksfjord

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Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

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Dispute Resolution

Position

Vidar Riksfjord is a dispute resolution specialist with extensive litigation and arbitration experience.

Vidar represent and counsel clients in disputes involving numerous industries, including banking, financial services, private equity and venture capital, real estate development, shipping, retail, insurance, energy, fisheries and aquaculture. He also represents and counsel directors, accountants and lawyers in professional liability matters.

His main focus is on commercial disputes, typically arising out of debt and equity investments, financing agreements, acquisition agreements, shareholder agreements, contracts and other significant agreements or arrangements. He also specializes in cases involving financial instruments, digital currencies, valuations and other economic issues, as well as employment law.

In addition to this Vidar is an expert on provisional measures, including preliminary injunctions, seizures and securing of evidence – especially in complex international matters. He also has experience with international rules of jurisdiction and cross-border debt enforcement, as well as white collar crime, and has been part of the defense team in several high profile cases.

 

Career

Partner, Advokatfirmaet CLP DA (2018-), Partner, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, Oslo (2016-2018), Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, Oslo (2013-2016), Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, Oslo (2012-2013), Deputy Judge, Nedre Romerike District Court (2011-2012), Deputy Judge, Kongsberg District Court (2010-2011), External examiner, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen (2010-), Associate, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, Oslo (2008-2010)

Languages

Scandinavian languages and English

Member

Member of the Norwegian Bar Association

Education

Master of Law, University of Bergen (2007)


Norway

Dispute resolution

Within: Next generation lawyers

Vidar Riksfjord - Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

Within: Dispute resolution

Recent highlights for the practice at Advokatfirmaet CLP DA include acting for Capeomega, Solveig Gas Norway, Silex Gas Norway and Infragas Norge in the Supreme Court in the high-profile Gassled litigation relating to a tariff reduction; and representing Axel Schøyen in a precedent-setting case relating to the right to redeem a building on leased ground. FSN Capital Partners, Recover Nordic and Ferd are also clients. Egil Jarslett, Kyrre Eggen and Vidar Riksfjord jointly lead the group; Riksfjord joined in 2018 from Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS.

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