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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS

With notable corporate commercial strength, Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS' practice handles SME restructurings and mid-market transactions, corporate governance work, shareholders' agreements, joint ventures, tax issues and competition-related mandates. Harald Evensen heads the team, which also includes tax experts Marianne Killengreen and senior lawyer Harald Christensen; Christensen assisted Snøhetta with a corporate restructuring. Erlend Balsvik joined Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 2

Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS

The 'well-balanced team' at Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS has 'exceptional and comprehensive knowledge of the construction industry' and fields 'a dedicated and hardworking team, which goes beyond what one would expect and is always available for discussions and advice'. Clients single out team leader Stede Nilsen as 'an excellent risk analyst who is very strong in court'; Per Gustav Lilleaasen, Karl Marthinussen and newly promoted partner Thomas Oskar Strömbom are also names to note. Strömbom recently acted for the Norwegian Public Roads Administration in a dispute relating to the construction of the bridge of Gryllefjord. Andreas Rostveit joined Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS in 2018.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS

Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS' 'solid base in the market' allows for 'a fast and reliable service paired with good industry knowledge and excellent communication skills' and the group is led by the 'patient and professionalPreben Haugmoen Mo. The team acts on the full range of employment work; senior lawyer Marianne Klausen advised the Norwegian Opera and Ballet on all its employment work and Lars Skotvedt assisted Gresvig with several downsizings and employee terminations. Clients praise Anniken Astrup as 'responsive, efficient and pleasant to work with'.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS

Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS' 'technology-focused and knowledgeable' team is led by Knut Glad, who is noted for his digital IP and online content expertise. Glad's recent work includes assisting Google with its IP issues including registration, enforcement and prosecution work; protecting and managing United Bakeries Norway's IP rights; and advising the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet on all its IP work. Arve Føyen regularly handles licensing matters.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS

With notable experience in development projects, Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS' department is led by Paal-Christian Hansen and also includes Ottar Egset, who regularly acts for developers, and Lars David Råmunddal, who is experienced in forward sales. Clients include Fabritius Gruppen, Bjerke Travbane Eiendom and BoligPartner. Børge Nygårdshaug joined BSN Advokatfirma ANS and Marius Eckbo-Lie left the firm.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 1

Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS

Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS stands out for its IT strength handling General Data Protection Regime (GDPR) compliance work, IT procurements, privacy issues and telecoms matters. In a recent highlight, the group advised Aera Payment and Identification on the launch of its new payment infrastructure to the retailer market including contract agreements and cloud services; other work includes assisting Strex with updating its contract portfolio for GDPR compliance, and handling the implementation of Yara International's new IT strategy. Google, Nortura and Questback are also clients. Lars Folkvard Giske leads the group, Arve Føyen is highly regarded in the field and Jostein Ramse assists with software licensing agreements and IT outsourcing issues. Knut Fiane and Knut Glad are also noteworthy.

Leading individuals

Arve Føyen - Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS

Lars Folkvard Giske - Advokatfirmaet Føyen Torkildsen AS

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