Mr Trond Sollund > Advokatfirmaet Schjødt > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Schjødt
Tordenskiolds gate 12
P.O. Box 2444 Solli
NO-0201 Oslo

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Trond specialises in litigation and arbitration, with a particular focus on the offshore sector, including offshore wind and decommissioning projects. In addition he has extensive experience with offshore construction contracts, rig-contracts and gas sales agreements. He joined the firm in 1998. Trond is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo, with foreign study ships at the University of Southampton. He has also been an associate judge at Nedre Romerike tingrett. Trond was admitted to the Supreme Court in 2008.

He has been in charge of a number of large projects and disputes related to major offshore development projects. Trond also has more general experience with litigation and arbitration and has acted as a sole arbitrator in an ICC dispute.


Scandinavian languages, English


Norwegian Bar Association.


Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo, 1997
Degree in Maritime Law from University of Southampton 1996.

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Offshore construction and shipbuilding

Covering the full spectrum of shipping and offshore services work, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt advises on shipbuilding issues, construction projects, modifications, charterparties, ownership issues and management structures. Henrik Aadnesen advises shipping companies, yards and contractors on financings, transactions and other projects in the shipping, offshore and oilfield services sectors. Litigation and arbitration proceedings are the purview of Trond Sollund, who is trusted by both domestic and international oil and oil services companies. Based in the Ålesund office, Stian Tennfjord is the go-to name for contractual and corporate issues, particularly in relation to shipyards, while Sverre Bjelland is the key name in Stavanger. At the non-partner level, senior lawyer Rebecca Lund Nakkim is also recommended. Norman Hansen Meyer joined the practice in mid-2023.

Norway > Maritime law

Advokatfirmaet Schjødt’s shipping practice advises on a number of high-value transactions, financings and contractual mandates, as well as providing advice on deep sea shipping issues, regulatory petroleum law, shipbuilding matters, construction projects, and management structures. The team is comprised of financing and transactions specialist Henrik Aadnesen, contract and corporate law expert and Ålesund office head Stian Tennfjord, and group co-head Rebecca Lund Nakkim, who focuses primarily on shipping finance. Trond Sollund is the key contact for litigation and co-head Sverre Bjelland is based in Stavanger. Norman Hansen Meyer joined the group in mid-2023.

Norway > Dispute resolution

Per Magne Ristvedt and Halvard Helle jointly lead Advokatfirmaet Schjødt‘s team, which attracts praise for its ‘strong strategic thinking and extensive knowledge about dispute resolution and arbitration‘. Cross-border work forms a core pillar of the practice, and the group is highly regarded for its expertise in handling prominent international arbitration mandates alongside a wide spectrum of contentious work. The ‘focusedTrond Sollund is a key name for offshore and oil and gas sector disputes, and Halvor Manshaus is sought after for his expertise in media and technology litigation. Sigurd Holter Torp handles complex white-collar crime matters, and Sven Eriksrud focuses on contractual disputes, while construction and real estate expert Erlend Holstrøm is ‘a solid litigator‘. In May 2022, Marie Nesvik moved to Wikborg Rein.