Mr Stephan L Jervell > Wiersholm > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Franchising, Agency and Distribution, Procurement, Data Protection, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Renewable Energy, EU/EEA and Competition Law, Regulatory, Contract Law


Partner Stephan L. Jervell works with litigation, dispute resolution and negotiations, and public law framework conditions for trade and industry, including EU/EEA law. His expertise also includes administrative law, competition law, state aid and procurement law, and contract law. Jervell is admitted to the Supreme Court and litigates regularly before Norwegian courts. He has litigated before the EFTA Court and carried out several hearings before the EU Commission. He also has experience as an arbitrator in national and international arbitrations. In recent years, Jervell has been highly engaged in international arbitration in shipping, oil and gas, M&A disputes and general contract law. He has litigated many cases in the ICC and the SCC systems and also been engaged in ad hoc arbitration.


Partner at Wiersholm since 2000 Visiting Scholar, the Centre of European Law, University of Oslo, 1998-1999 Full time member, the Parliamentary Inquiry Commission concerning the Norwegian Bank Crisis, 1997-1998 Lawyer, the Office of the Attorney General (Civil Affairs), 1993-2000 External Examiner, Course Leader and Lecturer, University of Oslo, 1990-


Wiersholm, Board Member The Norwegian Touring Theatre, Chairman of the Board Opplysningsvesenets Fond, Chairman of the Board Chairman of the Board/Board Member, Various Norwegian companies, Chairman of the Board/Board Member The Administrative Law, Competition Law and General EEA Law committees at the Center for Continuing Legal Education, Member


Admitted to the Supreme Court, 1999 Cand.jur., University of Oslo, 1992 Master of Laws, Harvard Law School, 1994 Jervell is also an educated mediator and arbitrator.

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > EU and competition

Håkon Cosma Størdal and Elisabeth Lian Haugsdal jointly oversee the team at Wiersholm, which has broad competence across the full spectrum of EU and competition issues. The ‘very impressive‘ Størdal handles complex Norwegian and cross-border competition matters, including merger mandates, antitrust investigations, and follow-on litigation. Haugsdal has extensive experience acting for clients in complex litigation proceedings before the Norwegian Competition Authority as well as various EU authorities. The core team also includes seasoned antitrust litigator Stephan L Jervell, described by clients as ‘a rock star in court’, as well as Thomas Naalsund, a key contact for contentious state aid and public procurement matters. At associate level, the ‘very sharpEdvard Hamer Rojahn is also recommended.