Frode A. Innjord > Advokatfirmaet Hjort > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Universitetsgata 7
Oslo, 0164

Work Department

Dispute Resolution | Electricity and Renewable Energy | Intellectual Property


Frode A. Innjord is a partner in our Real Estate and Construction law practice area.

Innjord provides both the private and public sectors with advice and dispute resolution within the field of real estate law. His professional experience includes assisting the largest public and private real estate developers in cases related to hydropower development, ground pollution, property disputes, expropriation and land regulation. His professional portfolio also includes advising the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment for a number of years in matters related to compensation settlements after the establishment of nature conservation areas.

Innjord is the editor of Gyldendals legal commentary on the Planning and Building Act. He has also written several articles on various topics related to real estate law, and serves as a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Property law.

Innjord has extensive experience with litigation and commercial dispute resolution. He has been admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court since 1994, and throughout the years has litigated a number of cases that raised issues on private and public matters in the ordinary courts, as well as the Courts of arbitration. The nature of the cases rang in a broad spectrum, from cooperation agreements on the shelf, via cases concerning franchise agreements, securities management and property taxes, to international indigenous rights.

Innjord is a highly acclaimed lawyer within dispute resolution in national and international lawyer rankings. In addition to his own litigation activities, Innjord has also served as an arbitrator in a number of commercial disputes. In several of the cases, he has been appointed as the head of the arbitral tribunal, and he has also acted as the sole arbitrator.


  • 1997:                       Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
  • 1990 – 1997 :       Office of the Attorney General


English, Norwegian


  • Member of the Norwegian Bar Association
  • Member of the editorial council for the property law publication Tidsskrift for Eiendomsrett


1988:     Law degree, The University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Frode InnjordAdvokatfirmaet Hjort

Kristin Veierød heads up the dispute resolution team at Advokatfirmaet Hjort, which is well known for its expertise in civil litigation, professional liability issues and financial crime matters. The group is representing the Norwegian Pensioners’ Association before the Borgarting Court of Appeal, Eidsivating Court of Appeal and Agder Court of Appeal in ongoing litigation brought against the state concerning the reform of pensions. Alex Borch specialises in employment litigation, and Frode Innjord is well regarded for his expertise in civil litigation; both practitioners are admitted to appear before the Supreme Court. Nils Christian Langtvedt focuses on white-collar crime cases, commercial litigation and arbitration.

Norway > Real estate

The ‘dedicated and client-oriented‘ team at Advokatfirmaet Hjort has an established track record in advising on contentious real estate matters, however the group also counts transactional work as a key area of expertise. Liv Zimmermann heads up the team, and specialises in building and planning law. Frode Innjord is noted for his expertise in zoning law, and litigation expert Aslak Førde handles construction and real estate mandates.