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Norway

Banking and finance (including shipping finance)
Banking and finance (including shipping finance) - ranked: tier 2

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS¬†is a key name in the market for public-private partnership (PPP) financing matters; it also has notable expertise in the high-yield bond market for SMEs, property bond deals and financial services regulations. In a recent highlight, group co-head¬†B√łrge A. Gr√łttjord¬†advised Jool Markets as manager on multiple bond deals including a two tranche high-yield bond issuance in Flag Project Holding 1 and a high-yield bond issuance in Solnes Invest. Other recent work includes assisting EQT with a senior facilities agreement and an intercreditor agreement, and acting for a group of lenders on a ‚ā¨650m loan for the global funding of a private equity-owned company. Intertrust, HSBC Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe are also clients.¬†Karl Ros√©n¬†also leads the group and¬†Andreas Myrstad¬†is another name to note.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

With 'an up-and-coming and compact capital markets team known for delivering high-quality work',¬†Advokatfirmaet Grette AS' department is led by¬†Andreas Myrstad,¬†who is 'recognised for his hands-on dedication to projects and often goes the extra mile for his clients'. Myrstad's recent work includes advising DNB Markets on the listing of Borr Drilling on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Other key practitioners include oil and gas sector expert¬†Thomas J. Fjell, DCM specialist¬†B√łrge A. Gr√łttjord¬†and¬†Karl Ros√©n.

Next generation lawyers

Andreas Myrstad - Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS focuses on mid-market transactions, particularly those involving clients in the technology, life sciences, financial services, energy, shipping and construction sectors. In a recent highlight, head of corporate M&A Thomas J. Fjell and Andreas O Myrstad advised Hove Medical Systems on its sale to PatientSky. Other key names include head of corporate and finance Karl Rosén, private equity and venture capital specialist Thomas Alnæs and Roland Mörsdorf, who heads the firm's German desk.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 2

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS¬†'always provides solid assessments' to its contractor client base including Nye Veier and Moelven Industrier. The group advised Br√łdrene Dahl on its partnership with hydro power plant developer Norsk Vannkraft, acted for the Norwegian Public Roads Administration in a dispute with a contractor relating to the construction of a road in Kristiansand municipality, and assisted Bravida Norge with its involvement in the construction of a new hospital in T√łnsberg. Practice head¬†Marius Svendsvoll Langnes¬†has 'an excellent understanding of the field';¬†Harald Fosse, Marie Braadland¬†and¬†J√łrgen Aardalsbakke¬†are also recommended.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Key ares of specialism for¬†Advokatfirmaet Grette AS¬†include the construction, property, IP, employment and oil and gas sectors. Its client roster includes Mundipharma, which the team acted for in patent enforcement issues; the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, which it represented in a dispute relating to the construction of a new road; and National Oilwell Varco, which it acted for in lawsuits arising from its restructuring.¬†Amund Brede Svendsen¬†leads the group and¬†Sigurd-√ėyvind Kambestad¬†and¬†Christopher Hansteen¬†handle employment disputes.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS receives praise for its 'technically sound but also business-oriented and pragmatic approach' and department head Odd Stemsrud is singled out as 'always accessible with an impressive knowledge of the law coupled with strategic nous'. Stemsrud's recent work includes representing Höegh Autoliners Holdings in a global cartel case relating to the pure car and truck carrier industry, and acting for alpine skier Henrik Kristoffersen in a case against the Norwegian Ski Federation relating to athletes' rights to enter into sponsorship agreements. Marie Braadland heads the public procurement group.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS¬†is a key name in the market for employment disputes, particularly those involving collective employment law; it recently represented the Norwegian Medical Association in a matter relating to the validity of a collective wage agreement. Other work includes advising National Oilwell Varco Norway on its downsizing and restructuring, and assisting Evry Norge with a downsizing and related litigation.¬†Jens Kristian Johansen¬†leads the group, which also includes¬†Christopher Hansteen¬†and¬†Sigurd-√ėyvind Kambestad.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery
Insolvency and corporate recovery - ranked: tier 4

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS¬†is recognised for its restructuring and distressed M&A experience, and also handles insolvency and restructuring-related litigation.¬†Thomas J. Fjell¬†leads the team and managing partner¬†Jacob S. Bj√łnness-Jacobsen¬†focuses on financial workouts and restructuring distressed companies. Clients include DNB Bank, Halcyon Capital Management and Danske Bank.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS 'delivers high standards in terms of professional competence and prompt delivery' across real estate transactions, commercial property and residential developments, and infrastructure-related work. Recent work includes practice head Dag Henden Torsteinsen assisting NRK with the downsizing of elements of its property portfolio and entering into new lease agreements. Rolf Markussen and Svein J. Ruud Johansen are also noteworthy.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS saw notable growth in 2018 following the recruitment of new group head Marius Sollund from an in-house position at Evry; he focuses on corporate tax issues. Thomas Alnæs is also a name to note and recently advised Oceanteam on the tax aspects of its merger with a Dutch company. Senior attorney Kari-Ann Mosti is the key name for VAT matters, she joined the team from Ernst & Young Advokatfirma AS in 2018.

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  • Proposed ban on personal import of medicinal products ordered via Internet

    The Ministry of Health and Care has recently issued a hearing letter proposing stringent restrictions on import of medicinal products for personal use. Among the actions proposed, is a general ban on the import of prescription drugs, and access for Customs to seize and destroy falsified or illegal medicinal products.
    - Advokatfirmaet Grette DA

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