Rolf Chr. Trolle Andersen > Advokatfirmaet Hjort > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Hjort
AKERSGATEN 51
PO BOX 471, SENTRUM
0105 OSLO
Norway
Rolf Chr. Trolle Andersen photo

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Electricity and Renewable Energy

Position

As a partner, with admittance to the Norwegian Supreme Court, Rolf Chr. Trolle Andersen advises in the fields of corporate law, intellectual property law, accounting law, stock exchange and securities law, banking and finance, insurance and professional liability, and contract law.

Career

2005 – Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2004 – Senior Attorney, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2000 -2003 Attorney, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
1999 -2000 Associate, Advokatfirmet Hjort DA
1994 -1999 Department of Legal Affairs, Norwegian Ministry of Justice

Languages

English, Norwegian

Memberships

The Norwegian Bar Association

Education

1993 – Law Degree, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Intellectual property

With ‘very strong litigation skills’, Advokatfirmaet Hjort’s contentious expertise encompasses copyright, trade mark, design and marketing law, and the team is increasingly active in patent cases. The group is also a key name for media and telecoms sector clients and counts Telenor, Kabel Norge and HBO Nordic as active clients. Monica Syrdal leads the department and is noted for her media copyright expertise. Other key names include litigators Rolf Chr. Trolle Andersen and newly promoted partner Nils Christian Langtvedt.

Norway > Electricity and renewable energy

Advokatfirmaet Hjort leverages its contentious strength to act in energy disputes; the team is also active in transactional work, particularly grid operations, and contractual issues, public procurement matters, security mandates and public law. The practice also has niche expertise in the reindeer industry and the rights of the Sami people as they relate to the development of energy projects in Northern Norway, and also advises on the digitalisation of the energy sector and the expropriation of land for power projects. Kristin Bjella heads up the practice, which also includes transactional experts Rolf Chr. Trolle Andersen and Jørn Uggerud, and digitalisation specialist Kristin Veierød.

Norway > Commercial, corporate and M&A

At Advokatfirmaet Hjort, the practice has substantial experience in the energy and real estate sectors and assists with investigations, professional liability work and white-collar crime mandates alongside its traditional corporate and M&A advice. The group is also a key name in the market for public sector clients. Rolf Chr. Trolle Andersen and Jørn Uggerud jointly lead the group, and Morten Fjermeros and Sigve Braaten specialise in tax-related work. Thomas Alnæs joined in 2019 from Advokatfirmaet Grette AS.