Advokatfirmaet Grette AS > Oslo, Norway > Firm Profile

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS
FILIPSTAD BRYGGE 2
PO BOX 1397 VIKA
0114 OSLO
Norway

Norway > Construction Tier 2

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS is ‘extremely knowledgeable on Norwegian construction regulation and practice‘. The team reports an increase in contentious work, while procurement work, public tenders and contractual matters remain key areas of instruction for the group. Practice head Anders Myhre has extensive expertise in advising on infrastructure matters and contractual issues, while Øystein Myre Bremset specialises in construction litigation. Line Wefald is a key contact for contractors, and Marius Svendsvoll Langnes focuses on development projects.

Practice head(s):

Line Wefald

Testimonials

‘Marius Langnes is highly professional, insightful and always makes time for his clients.’

‘The team has the ability to quickly get acquainted with very complicated legal cases, provide good and practical advice and to assist in finding commercial solutions.’

‘Line Wefald is an incredibly skilled lawyer. She is thorough and good at finding practical and commercial solutions to complicated cases.’

‘Anders Myhre has a very important calmness which in addition to his long term experience brings comfort to the client.’

‘Marius Langnes has the relevant experience and competence for construction market.’

‘What sets Grette apart from the crowd is their experience – whatever your challenge may consist of you can always rely on getting qualified professional support from their team. They always deliver more than expected with high precision and accuracy, and it is difficult to avoid noticing their level of dedication. They have also shown that a worldwide pandemic will not slow them down in using their expertise to solve legal issues in any field.’

‘A well-composed team.’

‘Anders Myhre stands out by being a practical and performance-orientated construction lawyer.’

Key clients

HENT AS

Moelven Industrier ASA and subsidiaries

Sykehusbygg HF

Nye Veier AS

Kruse Smith AS

BIR AS

Norwegian Public Road Administration

Vedal AS

Leonhard Nilsen & Sønner AS (LNS)

Roadworks AS

Hordaland County Council (Hordaland Fylkeskommune)

Bybanen in Bergen

Innlandet County Council (Innlandet Fylkeskommune)

Bravida Norge AS

HAB Construction AS

Nettpartner AS

Olav Thon Gruppen ASA

Work highlights

  • Representing HENT AS in an ongoing dispute against Frogn municipality in connection with the construction of a new swimming facility and the rehabilitation of a sports hall, and acting for the client in a related dispute with a subcontractor.
  • Acting as key contractual and procurement adviser for the Norwegian Public Roads Administration on the ongoing construction project of a new road connection between Bergen and Sotra.
  • Assisting Avinor AS with ongoing contractual matters relating to the Project BHS T1 at Norway’s largest airport.

Norway > Public procurement Tier 2

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS‘ ‘excellent‘ team stands out for its ‘high knowledge in public procurement law‘. Public infrastructure projects form the backbone of the practice, and the group regularly advises public health sector companies on procurement matters. The department also acts for private sector supplies. Practice co-heads Marie Braadland and Silje Grimseth Ullebust are ‘very strong public procurement lawyers with a very practical approach‘.

Practice head(s):

Marie Braadland; Silje Grimseth Ullebust

Testimonials

‘The team is excellent. They are professional, available and efficient, and deliver advice of very high quality.’

‘Silje Ullebust is a good lawyer who understands the customers’ needs.’

Silje Ullebust and Marie Braadland are experienced and provide excellent advice. They are efficient and service minded.’

Marie Braadland and Silje Ullebust have delivered outstanding work. They are service oriented and provide solid legal advice. They are always to the point and understand what we need in each case.’

Key clients

GSK

Vinmonopolet

Norske Tog AS

Entur AS

The Central Norway Regional Health Authority

The Western Norway Regional Health Authority

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration

Moelven Industrier ASA

Johnson & Johnson

Norwegian Hospital Construction Agency (Sykehusbygg)

Innlandet Municipality

Bravida Norge AS

Avinor AS

Norwegian Customs (Tolletaten)

Bybanen (Bergen Light Rail)

EBA

Work highlights

  • Assisted Avinor with several public procurements.
  • Acting as counsel to Norske Tog AS on several public procurements.
  • Assisting The Norwegian Public Roads Administration with procurements relating to large infrastructure projects.

Norway > Banking and finance (including shipping finance) Tier 3

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS‘ banking and finance practice has a strong offering for clients in the real estate sector. Other key areas of work include assisting government entities with financing PPP projects, as well as assisting government infrastructure companies with financings and representing financial institutions in regulatory mandates. Andreas Myrstad heads up the team, in which debt financing expert Erik Alsvik Skogsbakken and Johan Christian Kongsli, who advises savings banks, commercial banks and other financial institutions on regulatory issues, are key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Andreas Myrstad

Testimonials

‘Available, easy to talk to, understandable feedback and good knowledge of the areas where we need their help.’

Key clients

SpareBank 1 Markets AS

ABG Sundal Collier ASA

Avinor AS

Moelven Industrier ASA

Norske tog

Commerzbank

DSV Panalpina A/S

Global Growth Capital S.a.r.l.

Pareto Bank ASA

Caterpillar Financial Services AS

KAM Holding AS

HSBC Bank Plc

Ing Bank N.V.

JOOL Markets AS

BN Bank ASA

Danske Bank

Goldman Sachs International

Gefion Group A/S

Småkraft AS

Patria Investments UK Ltd

Work highlights

  • Acted as legal counsel to Norske tog on entering into a NOK3bn revolving credit facility agreement with four banks as lenders.
  • Advising HSBC Bank and a group of lenders on loans and the refinancing of loans with an aggregate amount of €1bn, structured as senior term and revolving credit facilities for the global funding of a private equity-held company.

Norway > Capital markets Tier 3

Andreas Myrstad heads up the group at Advokatfirmaet Grette AS, which has been kept busy advising clients from the infrastructure, financial services and real estate industries on high-yield bond issuances, EMTN programmes and restructurings. Erik Alsvik Skogsbakken specialises in debt financing work, and Thomas J. Fjell is a key contact for cross-border restructurings and transactions.

Practice head(s):

Andreas Myrstad

Testimonials

‘Andreas Myrstad is a pleasant and very skilled capital markets lawyer.’

‘Great team.’

‘Good knowledge, understandable feedback.’

‘They offer a high level of service.’

‘Andreas Myrstad stands out as a strong partner.’

Key clients

Danske Bank

Sparebank 1 Markets

ABG Sundal Collier ASA

Avinor

Norske tog

Oceanteam ASA

Intertrust

Gefion Group

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA

Work highlights

  • Advised EMGS on its NOK40m convertible bond buyback.
  • Acted as due diligence adviser to a construction company regarding a potential secondary listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange, in connection with the client’s takeover offer for the shares of a real estate company.
  • Advised Irish company Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) on entering into a share exchange agreement with Element ASA.

Norway > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Large and mid-market transactions form the core of Advokatfirmaet Grette AS‘ M&A practice, which is well known for advising clients from the life sciences, renewables, oil and gas, infrastructure and technology sectors. Department head Andreas Myrstad has extensive experience in corporate M&A and capital markets work, and Thomas Fjell specialises in advising oil and gas entities. Thomas Borch-Nielsen focuses on transactions in the infrastructure and renewables space, while Anders Nordli is a key name for tax issues. The group is also recognised for assisting clients from German-speaking countries with M&A deals in Norway; Roland Mörsdorf is the key contact.

Practice head(s):

Andreas Myrstad

Testimonials

‘Roland Mörsdorf is a very experienced and pragmatic partner with high responsiveness.’

‘Andreas Myrstad is highly regarded.’

‘Fast moving and solution minded.’

‘Anders Nordli is extremely skilled and hard working. Delivers fast and is always responsive. Highly recommended.’

Thomas Borch-Nielsen is very competent and solution minded. Highly recommended.’

Key clients

Consignor Group/Thomsen Holding

ReCore

BKW Group

Lehmkuhl Capital

Moelven Industrier

Gjedebo family/Styrbjørn

Mutares

Nobia

EnBW

i3 Verticals

Wavin

Canica

Hospitality Invest/Adolfsen Group

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA

Nettpartner AS

Starship Investments AS

Pimpus Holding AS

Work highlights

  • Advised Thomson Holding, as a stakeholder in Consignor, on Consigor’s cross-border merger with Swedish company Unifaun.
  • Assisted KA Østnes AS with its merger with Termad/XO Maintenance.
  • Advised EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg on the establishment of the joint venture “Norseman Wind AS”.

Norway > Dispute resolution Tier 3

The ‘responsive‘ team at Advokatfirmaet Grette AS is perhaps best known for its ‘great expertise in dispute resolution within the construction area’. The group has been kept busy advising contractor-side clients on a range of contentious mandates, and reports an increase in arbitration work. Department head Line Wefald ‘manages to present very complicated cases in a simple and understandable way‘, and focuses on handling construction litigation. Other key practitioners include managing partner Jacob S. Bjønness-Jacobsen and Anders Myhre, who has expertise in construction and contract law. Øystein Myre Bremset is also recommended for construction disputes and joined from BAHR in late 2021.

Practice head(s):

Line Wefald

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘What makes Grette unique is their ability to understand the client’s needs. They are very thorough.’

‘Line Wefald manages to present very complicated cases in a simple and understandable way. She has great work capacity, and she is very thorough.’

‘Professional and clear advice.’

‘Grette has very good knowledge of dispute resolution in the construction area.’

‘Anders Myhre demonstrates good construction expertise, steady counselling and good communication capabilities towards the client and the legal system.’

‘Grette delivered the best process we have experienced in this legal area.’

‘Jacob S. Bjønness-Jacobsen led the team very well and had good instincts about the outcome of the case.’

Key clients

Småkraft Utbygging AS

HENT AS

Olav Thon Eiendomsselskap ASA

Bravida Norge AS

If Skadeforsikring NUF

Oceanteam ASA

Selvaag Bolig ASA

Work highlights

  • Representing HENT AS in ongoing proceedings arising from a dispute over the termination of a construction contract.
  • Successfully defended Selvaag Bolig before the Supreme Court in a dispute over the understanding of the Planning and Building Act’s provisions on order requirements.
  • Successfully represented RABG AS in a professional liability case before the Supreme Court.

Norway > Electricity and renewable energy Tier 3

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS‘ ‘very hands-on‘ team ‘knows the energy sector‘. The ‘pragmaticThomas Borch-Nielsen stands out for his expertise in M&A transactions, notably within the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors. He jointly heads up the department with Stig Walle, who is praised for his ‘great industry knowledge‘. Marius Svendsvoll Langnes assists with construction projects, and litigation expert Øyvind Greaker Bjørndal ‘understands the customer’s needs well‘. Kristine Høivik Smedsrud is a key contact for contractual matters.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Borch-Nielsen; Stig Walle

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Very hands on, knowledgeable of all relevant aspects of the area and with a focus on solutions.’

‘Thomas Borch-Nielsen covers all relevant needs for assistance within the sector. Especially his combined knowledge as a great M&A lawyer and energy lawyer makes him stand out.’

‘Highly experienced on construction contracts. Direct and clear communication. Solution oriented.’

‘They are professional, but easy to communicate with. They are ahead of our case, and make us feel like we are an important customer and that they’ve always got the time for us. They are up to date with all the recent events. Extremely service minded.’

Key clients

Hywer (formerly Brødrene Dahl AS)

Småkraft Utbygging AS

Celsa Armeringsstål AS

MIP Miljøkraft AS

Green Norway AS

Maats tec ltd

Forte Vannkraft AS

Imtas

KB Spennteknikk

Nettalliansen AS

Nettpartner AS

Hurum Energi AS (Hurum Kraft AS and Smartliv AS)

Work highlights

  • Advised Forte Energi Bergboring AS (a wholly owned subsidiary of Forte Vannkraft AS) on an asset purchase from the Norhard Group, involving the acquisition of drilling rigs.
  • Assisting MIP Miljøkraft AS with disputes with the main contractor arising from the construction of the Leiråga hydropower plant.
  • Assisting Hywer with EPC contracts for the construction of hydropower plants.

Norway > EU and competition Tier 3

At Advokatfirmaet Grette AS, the competition team is notable for acting as legal counsel for Vinmonopole, Norway’s only retail monopoly; the group assists the client with public procurement and competition law matters. The department has also been kept busy handling instructions from entities in the transport industry, as well as governmental bodies. Odd Stemsrud heads up the practice, which includes public procurement specialist Silje Grimseth Ullebust and associate Sigri Sagberg.

Practice head(s):

Odd Stemsrud

Key clients

UK – Her Majesty’s government

Höegh Autoliners Holdings AS

GSK/GlaxoSmithKline

Vinmonopolet

Norske Tog

Entur AS

The Western Region Health Authority

The Central Norway Regional Health Authority

The Norwegian Tax Administration

OsloMET

Norwegian Public Roads Administration

Norrøna

Moelven Industrier ASA

Johnson & Johnson (Janssen-Cilag)

Avinor AS

Stagecoach Group

Work highlights

  • Providing ongoing advice to the UK Government concerning Brexit-related matters.
  • Advising Höegh Autoliners (as global coordinating counsel) on enforcement matters arising from a maritime car carrier cartel case.

Norway > Real estate Tier 3

At Advokatfirmaet Grette AS, the real estate team is singled out for its ‘excellent and holistic understanding of early-phase real estate developments‘. Other key areas of strength are real estate litigation, infrastructure matters, lease agreements and transactions. Practice head Ole-Jacob Farstad handles lease agreements and commercial real estate transactional work, and Anders Nordli is a key name in the department for advising on the tax aspects of property matters. Kristian Korsrud advises on option agreements and dispute resolution, and Dag Henden Torsteinsen is ‘solution oriented, with good business and market understanding‘. Senior associate Gaute Løchen assists with property planning, permission and development work.

Practice head(s):

Ole-Jacob Farstad

Testimonials

‘Dag Henden Torsteinsen is a leading individual in the field of real estate law, and specifically in matters pertaining the Real Estate Agent Act.’

‘Top of the range legal advice when we need it, and provide it fast.’

‘Good at finding mutually acceptable solutions during contract negotiations, focusing on the important matters.’

‘Kristian Korsrud is able to quickly point out important details without losing the big picture. His dedication, knowledge and behaviour inspire confidence on all sides of the table.’

Key clients

Olav Thon Group

Selvaag Group (Dronningens gate 13 AS)

Selvaag Bolig ASA

Harald Lyche Holding AS

Insenti AS

Drammensregionens Interkommunale Havnevesen (Drammen Port Authority)

Norsk Rikskringkasting AS

TINE SA

Moelven Van Severen AS

Infinitum AS

Ragde Eiendom AS

Technopolis AS

Malthus Uniteam AS

KLP Eiendom

Sykehusbygg HF

Norwegian Geotechnical Institute

Statens vegvesen

Work highlights

  • Represented Selvaag Bolig before the Supreme Court in a principle case concerning the understanding of provisions in the Planning and Building Act.
  • Assisting Olav Thon Gruppen with an ongoing property transaction concerning the purchase of a large plot in the centre of Bergen.
  • Acting as counsel for the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute regarding its development of a new headquarters in Oslo.

Norway > Insolvency and corporate recovery Tier 4

At Advokatfirmaet Grette AS, the ‘hardworking and experienced‘ team is noted for its ‘deep understanding of insolvency law‘. Led by Thomas J. Fjell, the group has a solid track record in acting for borrower and lender clients on large-scale restructuring mandates. Bankruptcy cases have also been prominent in the department’s workload. Firm managing partner Jacob S. Bjønness-Jacobsen handles insolvency litigation and advises on financial workouts.

Practice head(s):

Thomas J. Fjell

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Ability to establish a high level understanding including all aspects, not only legal matters.’

Well organised – excellent process due to good preparations.’

High professional standards.’

Key clients

Rapp Bomek AS

Oceanteam ASA

Lehmkuhl Capital AS

Adolfsen Gruppen AS

Huugaas Entreprenør AS

Primex Norway AS

If Skadeforsikring NUF

Fosun Travel Group

Bohus AS

Ferda AS

Norway > Tax Tier 4

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS‘ group combines ‘good knowledge of tax law and a practical, business-like approach with very efficient handling of cases‘. The practice is well known for its strength in advising clients drawn from the financial services, real estate, renewable energy and technology sectors. Anders Nordli specialises in corporate tax work; he jointly leads the department with Kari-Ann Mosti, who stands out for her ‘full overview of VAT law‘.

Practice head(s):

Anders Nordli; Kari-Ann Mosti

Testimonials

‘Good solid VAT team that delivers excellent advice.’

‘Kari-Ann Mosti is very knowledgeable. She is quick and efficient and always delivers exceptionally.’

‘The tax team lead by Anders Nordli and Kari-Ann Mosti is highly competent and skilled. Attentive and solution minded.’

‘Anders Nordli stands out due to his high competence, legal skills and responsiveness. Highly recommended.’

‘Advokatfirmaet Grette has always delivered excellent services of high quality. They succeed in the combination of high professionalism, high availability and an excellent, efficient service in general.’

‘I have used partner Kari-Ann Mosti as an adviser in VAT questions. She fulfils any expectation of what a lawyer can achieve. High professionality, high knowledge, high availability and a nice tone make her a preferred lawyer in tax and VAT questions.’

Work highlights

  • Providing a client with VAT advice as part of its business expansion.
  • Advising a real estate company on corporate tax and VAT matters regarding a rehabilitation project.
  • Advising a client on transactional VAT issues.

Norway > TMT Tier 4

Advokatfirmaet Grette AS focuses its practice on advising a roster of public sector clients on IT procurement matters, in addition to assisting private clients with a range of TMT matters pertaining to IT projects. The team is led by the ‘excellent adviser and lawyerPeter Lenda. Other key names include public procurement specialist Marie Braadland and associate Gry Handeland Løvlien, who has expertise in data protection matters.

Practice head(s):

Peter Lenda

Testimonials

Good knowledge of IT contracts and public procurements.’

Peter Lenda has been excellent in searching for good solutions to complex problems. He is excellent at identifying risks in IT contracts and commercial aspects, and thus providing advice on possible solutions, so that we can decide the best way forward with knowing the appropriate risks and business impacts. Peter delivers a high quality of work.’

Peter Lenda contributes to good solutions, works efficiently and always within budget.’

Key clients

Vinmonopolet

Norske tog AS

Entur AS

The Central Norway Regional Health Authority

The Norway Western Health Authority

Nettpartner AS

NORCE AS

Norwegian Centre for Oil Spill Preparedness and Marine Environment

Tolletaten

Smartliv A

Work highlights

  • Providing IT contractual advice to Norwegian Customs concerning the client’s latest public procurement of IT operations services and consultancy, including transition to cloud services.
  • Advising Smartliv AS on TMT issues concerning the establishment of cloud services.
  • Acting as longstanding counsel to the Norwegian Western Health Authority on ongoing TMT projects.

The firm: Grette is a dynamic law firm dating back to 1887 and covers the full spectrum of business law. Grette has a flat organisational structure with lean and highly competent teams. This makes Grette able to solve each case in the best interest of the customer, professionally as well as commercially.

Banking and finance: The expertise of Grette’s banking and finance team includes acquisition and leveraged financings and re-financings, debt capital markets and high yield, syndicated and bilateral lending, project finance and financial derivative. The firm also advises banks and lenders, and other market participants that operate in heavily regulated environments, on finance regulatory matters.

Capital markets: The firm’s capital markets team assist issuers and underwriters with equity and debt capital market transactions, such as IPO’s, follow-on offerings and private placements, rights offerings and related transaction types.

Corporate M&A: Grette’s corporate M&A team advice across the full range of transaction types, including private M&A, public-to-privates, carve-outs, distressed M&A and joint ventures. The firm focuses on providing practicable risk assessments and solutions in its transactional work.

EU and competition, public procurement: Grette advises private and public customers in complex negotiations across all sectors on all competition issues, including: national and international cartel investigations, abuse of dominance, merger control, compliance, state aid and market access/internal market issues. Grette has one of the largest public procurement department in Norway.

Construction: Grette’s construction team has long traditions in advising on construction, including infrastructure, matters. The firm advises contractors, private developers and major state owned entities. Its expertise includes complex construction contracts, both on- and offshore, public-private partnerships, joint ventures and litigation.

Employment and pensions: Grette’s employment law practice has a particular focus on individual and collective employment law advice to corporations. The team provides customers with strategic advise and representation in employment law related litigation and advise on, among other things, downsizings, pension law matters, employment of leading personnel and incentive schemes.

Dispute resolution: Grette represents customers before all Norwegian courts and in arbitration. The litigation work the firm does for its customers is usually led by specialist litigators, in cooperation with lawyers that are industry or sector experts.

Electricity and renewable energy: Grette’s electricity and renewable energy team advise energy companies, investors, banks, landowners and contractors on matters relating to development of hydroelectric power plants, development on windmill projects, regulatory matters, intellectual property rights matters, as well as litigation within this space together with the firm’s dispute resolution team.

Marketing: Our clients are multinationals, SMEs and start-ups within the life sciences, biotechnology and aquaculture, the food industry, oil and gas, the design industry, energy companies and the processing industry, etc. Our clients include associations representing holders of IP rights, as well as individual holders of IP rights, such as authors, photographers and other artists, music and film producers, broadcasting enterprises and ICT enterprises. R&D-intensive businesses and industrial enterprises can always be assured of meeting professionally updated and industry-oriented lawyers at Grette.

IT, E-commerce and telecommunications: Grette advises some of the biggest players in the Norwegian IT market, in privacy matters, contract negotiations and corporate M&A.

Oil services and shipping: Grette’s team regularly assists actors in the entire value chain of the Norwegian oil and gas industry, including, seismic, E&P, offshore, and service providers. Grette has expertise within all relevant legal areas of the oil and gas industry including petroleum law, petroleum tax, corporate finance, M&A, regulatory, employment, construction contracts, rig and drilling, shipbuilding contracts and charter parties.

Real estate: Grette’s real estate team assists property investors, landlords and leaseholders, estate agents, real estate corporations and planners with the full range of transaction-related work: real estate sales and acquisitions, negotiations and due diligence, disputes and legal processes, the development of building plots for commercial purposes, property and property portfolio management in cooperation with public authorities, architects and developers.

Restructuring and insolvency: Grette’s restructuring and insolvency team focuses primarily on financial work outs and litigation. Grette’s restructuring and insolvency team distinguishes itself by its attorneys having operational experience from in-house positions from both the creditor and debtor side.

Tax: Grette’s tax practice covers all areas of transactional and advisory tax and VAT (direct and indirect), including corporate and acquisition structures (national and cross-border) as well as all types of employee share or incentive schemes, procedural assistance and litigation.

German desk: Grette’s German desk, which consists of one German lawyer and various Norwegian lawyers who are fluent in German, advises German-speaking businesses in Norway in all of the above practice areas. Grette’s German Desk provides legal services with the added benefit of thorough first-hand knowledge of the relevant German speaking legal and cultural environment. Grette also has extensive contacts and working relationships with renowned advisors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, including law firms, accountants, financial advisors, and patent attorney firms.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Capital Markets Andreas O. Myrstadanmy@grette.no+47 464 16 206
Construction Anders Myhreanders.myhre@grette.no+47 932 68 632
Corporate M&A Andreas O. Myrstadanmy@grette.no+47 464 16 206
Dispute Resolution Line Wefaldliwe@grette.no+47 970 30 407
Electricity & Renewable energy Marius Svendsvoll Langnesmala@grette.no+47 970 34 175
EU and competition, Public Procurement Odd Stemsrudodst@grette.no+47 480 12 194
EU and competition, Public Procurement Marie Braadlandmabr@grette.no+47 970 45 301
Oil Services & Shipping Marius Svendsvoll Langnesmala@grette.no+47 970 34 175
Real Estate Dag Henden Torsteinsendato@grette.no+47 936 06 211
Restructuring & Insolvency Thomas J Fjellthfj@grette.no+47 958 15 300
Renewables Thomas Borch-Nielsenthbn@grette.no+47 905 75 864
German Desk Dr Roland Mörsdorfromo@grette.no+47 941 76 530
Employment Thorkil H. Aschehougthas@grette.no+47 908 09 877
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