Firm Profile > Kvale Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway

Kvale Advokatfirma DA
HAAKON VIIS GATE 10
PO BOX 1752, VIKA
0122 OSLO
Norway

Insolvency and corporate recovery Tier 1

Kvale Advokatfirma DA's team has a significant track-record in high-profile insolvency cases, and also handles a high volume of matters with international aspects. The department, which is particularly active in advising financial institutions, is led by Thomas Piro, who has longstanding expertise in cross-border bankruptcy proceedings and is frequently appointed by the courts as administrator. Key practitioner Tom Hugo Ottesen represents banks and companies in restructurings and refinancing proceedings, while Stine Snertingdalen is noted for her banking and finance expertise. In early 2020, the team was bolstered by the addition of two partners from SANDS, Jon Skjørshammer and Robert Jensen.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Piro

Other key lawyers:

Espen Hamar; Stine Snertingdalen; Tom Hugo Ottesen; Jon Skjørshammer; Robert Jensen

Testimonials

‘Espen Hamar is an excellent lawyer with high integrity. Likeable and calm.’

‘Great team – strength in depth with some stand out individuals.’

‘Tom Hugo Ottesen is a highly respected market leading practitioner.’

‘Stine Snertingdalen is hugely impressive and true star in the market.’

‘It is one of the best firms in Norway in this area. Lengthy experience and commercial approach.’

Key clients

The bankruptcy estates of Norske Skogindustrier and other companies in the Norske Skog company group

The bankruptcy estate of Superdry in Norway

The bankruptcy estate of the Vita company group

The bankruptcy estate of Jotne Mekaniske Verksteder

The bankruptcy estate of WR Entertainment

Collector Bank

Bank 2

Danske Bank

DNB Bank

GIEK (The Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency)

The bankruptcy estate of Oslo Vei

The bankruptcy estate of REC Wafer Norway

Sparebank 1 Østlandet

Sparebank 1 SR-Bank

The bankruptcy estate of the Atlantic Offshore company group

The bankruptcy estate of Tribe Invest

The bankruptcy estate of IMSK SE

The bankruptcy estate of Top-Toy Norge

POP Norge

The bankruptcy estates of Holmsbu Spa & Resort, Nye Holmsbu and Nye Holmsbu Invest

Dilla Holding

Bourbon Management / Bourbon Offshore Norway

The bankruptcy estate of Sikkerhetsleverandøren

Oil and gas Tier 1

'Well known for its strength in regulatory issues', Kvale Advokatfirma DA is also experienced in contentious proceedings, particularly in relation to petroleum activities on the Norwegian continental shelf. The practice is also instructed on transactional and contractual matters, notably recently advising a major oil company in connection with the sale of the entire ExxonMobil portfolio in Norway. Bolstered by the addition of FPSO project specialist Gry Bratvold from Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS in mid-2019, the team has seen an increase in large development mandates. The department is jointly led by Yngve Bustnesli, who 'with a background from the ministry, is particularly good on regulatory issues', and Jens Brede, who focuses on contractual issues.

Practice head(s):

Jens Brede; Yngve Bustnesli

Other key lawyers:

Gry Bratvold

Testimonials

Yngve Bustnesli has an in-depth understanding of industry and regulatory frameworks. First-class adviser. To the point and very good at communicating.

Good on litigation.’

Well known for its strength on regulatory issues.

Jens Brede is a brilliant litigator. Yngve Bustnesli, with his background from the ministry, is particularly good on regulatory issues.

Key clients

Maersk Drilling

KUFPEC

Wintershall Norge

Equinor

Techouse

BW Offshore

Kerogen Capital

Kongsberg Maritime

M Vest Energy

Pandion Energy

Solution Seeker

ConocoPhillips Scandinavia

EagleBurgmann Norway

Ørsted

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Jostein Moen heads up the corporate and M&A practice at Kvale Advokatfirma DA, which particularly stands out for its track record in transactional mandates in highly-regulated industries, including the healthcare, health tech, media and entertainment and TMT infrastructure sectors. In addition to M&A transactions and demergers, the practice also handles insolvency, bankruptcy and restructuring mandates; corporate governance issues; and contentious work, and provides advisory services to industrial groups and financial institutions. Marius L Andresen focuses on cross-border work, and Thomas Farhang is praised by clients as 'a stand-out name'. The group also recruited a notable number of partners from SANDS in early 2020.

Practice head(s):

Jostein Moen

Other key lawyers:

Marius L Andresen; Thomas Farhang; Susanne Schneider; Øystein Løken

Testimonials

‘Unique cross-competence in legal and finance.’

‘The team at Kvale presents high-end capabilities across the board; competence, capacity, service, speed, tenacity and strategy and they do not send bills that give unpleasant surprises.’

‘Our latest transaction was large, novel and complex, with very many moving parts. All handled in an outstanding manner. ’

‘Kvale are very focused on quality services without necessarily being too pompous about it, which suits me and the people in my line of business very well. For me the partners Øystein Løken and Thomas Farhang are stand outs. Exceptional with drafting, negotiations and getting things done, without cutting important corners.’

Key clients

Aventron

Danske Bank

DNB Bank

Pandion Energy

Elkjøp Nordic (Dixons Carphone)

Höegh Autoliners

NES Global Talent

Orkla

Telia

Greif

Philips Lighting Holding

Koninklijke Philips

Eniro

Nordic Mining

Fearnley Offshore

Pfizer

Bourbon Offshore

Norsk Telegrambyrå (NTB)

Aurland Ressursutvikling

Giant Leap Technologies

Håndverksgruppen

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Key sector strengths for the dispute team at Kvale Advokatfirma DA encompasses the financial services, consumer products, oil and gas, public and real estate industries; the team also handles patent and IP litigation for life sciences and onshore technology companies. Practice head Per Conradi Andersen focuses on renewable energy, construction and corporate matters, and has extensive arbitration experience. Jens Brede excels in the oil and gas sector, and Andreas Stang Lund and Christian Poulsson are also key names to note, along with Anne Marie Sejersted and Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer, who focus on IP litigation.

Practice head(s):

Per Conradi Andersen

Other key lawyers:

Jens Brede; Andreas Stang Lund; Christian Poulsson; Anne Marie Sejersted; Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer

Testimonials

‘The team’s ability to break down complex legal issues into understandable advice for the client is excellent.’

‘Very strong team and a leading firm within dispute resolution. Kvale is professional, precise, available and competent.’

‘Andreas Stang Lund is our primary lawyer. He is very knowledgeable and enjoyable to work with. Andreas has an excellent ability to quickly identify the core issue of a case and provide relevant advice.’

‘Per Conradi Andersen is highly experienced within most fields and easy to work with. He gives the client high priority and you don’t have to question if your case is in the right hands.’

Key clients

ABB

Danske Bank

INEOS E&P Norge

EIka Gruppen

Eltek

Holship Norge

MAN Truck & Bus

Norsk Hydro

Broadnet

Rockville Technologies

Statoil

Telia

Telia Norway

West Oil Tools

Bilia

Mylan Healthcare

Synthon

Siemens

Sandoz

Unilever

Strand Unikorn

Electricity and renewable energy Tier 2

Kvale Advokatfirma DA has ‘unique insight into the utilities sector’ at a national and international level, acting for a range of utility companies and energy clients including Hafslund, E-CO Energi and TrønderEnergi. Group head Christian Poulsson regularly handles cross-border mandates with additional expertise in regulatory work, commodities issues and litigation. Other key practitioners include Per Conradi Andersen, Kristin Ourom, who acts for distribution system operators and hydropower production companies; and corporate expert Sverre Tysland, who joined the group from SANDS in 2020.

Practice head(s):

Christian Poulsson

Other key lawyers:

Per Conradi Andersen; Kristin Ourom; Sverre Tysland

Testimonials

‘They hold unique insight into the utilities sector, regulation and governing laws. Clients benefit from their practical approach to challenges related to ongoing restructuring work, securing a lean and predictable process for clients within the governing framework. Excel in support on large acquisitions according to strict rules for public acquisitions. Providing clients trust and stability on lawsuits.’

‘Partner Kristin Ourom shows excellent response and insight to sector specific matters. She pulls on the broader team when required, securing a true one stop and professional point of contact.’

‘Litigation, renewable energy, predominantly renewable electricity, are in my experience the firm’s strengths. Definitely a firm to go to in Norway.’

‘Christian Poulsson is excellent. Pleasant to work with, seasoned and efficient energy lawyer, effective in litigation.’

‘Kristin Ourom, Industry knowledge and wide network with renewable and utility companies, especially SMEs. Detailed understanding of the industry, and the motivation, position, working methods of company management, boards, owners, regulators, suppliers, lenders, unions, equity investors, landowners etc. Professional and friendly.’

Key clients

Alta Kraftlag

aventron

Captiva Capital Management

E-CO Energi

Hafslund

Hallingdal Kraftnett

Hammerfest Energi

Hålogaland Kraft

Notodden Energi

Rauma Energi

Saudefaldene

Sykkylven Energi

Stranda Energi

Stryn Energi

Tafjord Kraft

TrønderEnergi

Augusta & Co

Geitåni Kraftverk

Tinfos AS

Nortura

Scanergy AS

NorgesEnergi AS / Kredinor Finans AS

Cloudberry Asset Management AS

EU and competition Tier 2

Kvale Advokatfirma DA's department is especially singled out for advising telecoms, media and technology companies, which the team assists with corporate restructuring projects, sales process and investigations, including issues relating to abuses of dominant positions. The group also has expertise in competition compliance work and public procurement mandates, and is notably active in the life sciences sector. The team is headed up by Kristin Hjelmaas Valla, who handles merger clearances, cartel issues and leniency processes; procurement and state aid law expert Robert Lund is also a key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Kristin Hjelmaas Valla

Other key lawyers:

Robert Lund

Testimonials

‘They are hard working, and always give their best to answer all clients’ needs. High quality work, delivered on time.’

‘The team had unique insight on the topic in question and provided the advice and help we needed. They were a strong partner for discussions. They understood and knew the industry and the topic.’

‘Robert Lund was always easy to approach and always gave thorough advice in addition to being a good partner for discussions.’

‘Robert Lund showed a very good understanding of the assignment’s key questions. He was very attentive to the need of the client in a complex assignment. He covers both procurement law and state aid law and this gave a coherent and overall perspective on an assignment with conflicting considerations.’

‘They have shown a great ability to act very quickly and get to know the situation in a fast manner. They also show ability to understand and relate to the situation.’

‘Knowledgeable and service minded.’

‘Kristin Hjelmaas Valla stands out. Very thorough, and precise in her advice on competition law.’

‘Kristin Hjelmaas Valla has deep knowledge of competition law, which is combined with an ability to quickly grasp complicated facts in detail and a pragmatic approach.’

‘Very professional. Easy to get in touch with.’

Key clients

Telia Norge (incl TDC/Get)

Pfizer

Tine

Visa Europe

Vigmostad & Bjørke

Barilla

Coca Cola European Partners Norge

GlobalConnect

DLF

Polarcus

Strand Unikorn

Regnskap Norge

Grønnegata 21 AS, Kirkeveien 72 AS and Mano AS

OneCo Networks

Nortura

Elkjøp Nordic/Dixons

HR Prosjekt

G Travel

Orkla

Intellectual property Tier 2

Kvale Advokatfirma DA advises clients, which include large multinational corporations from the life sciences, offshore, media, retail and food and beverage sectors, on the full range of matters, including patents, trade marks and unfair marketing work. Headed up by Marie Vaale-Hallberg, who also specialises in corporate and M&A matters, the practice further advises on the IP aspects of contractual and transactional matters. Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer is recognised for her ‘outstanding work as a litigator’, particularly in the pharmaceuticals sector, and Lars Trygve Jenssen focuses on trade marks and unfair competition cases as well as licensing issues. Former practice co-head Anne Marie Sejersted joined Wiersholm in mid-2021.

Practice head(s):

Marie Vaale-Hallberg

Other key lawyers:

Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer; Lars Trygve Jenssen

Testimonials

The IP litigation team at Kvale is highly knowledgeable within the field in Norway, being very dedicated to, and thorough in, all work. From my experience when working with them they are outstanding in strategy also for complex litigation matters. They always consider and focus on what is best for the client and taking the right measures. They are very good team players and easy to work with in larger litigation teams with a high degree of flexibility, competence and dedication.’

Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer is highly knowledgeable and has many years of experience in litigation in Norway, particularly in the pharmaceuticals field, but also in other sectors. She is very easy to work together with, also as part of a larger team, and is highly dedicated to maintaining client focus. She has done outstanding work as a litigator and really dug into the technical and legal aspects of various complex patent cases which paid out with the obtained positive results. She is also open-minded for new solutions and strategies.’

‘The team has experience with patent cases and also litigation process knowledge. The combination is valuable.’

‘The team is always polite, to-the-point and bases statements and pleadings on facts.

‘The qualities the individuals in the team possess are politeness, the ability to understand technology, the development of sound strategies for the defence, communication and involvement, being well on time and planning ahead.’

We are very impressed by the highly-skilled team at Kvale. What makes them stand out is the combination of legal expertise, business understanding and pragmatism. Also how they delivered as a strong team.’

Marie Vaale-Hallberg is a highly-skilled and analytical lawyer/litigator. A great team leader who leverages the expertise and strength of her team members.’

Key clients

Accord Healthcare

Altibox

Attensi

Coca Cola

Compusoft

Elkjøp/Dixons Carphone

Equinor

Fantefilm

Mills

Pfizer

Jaguar Land Rover

Mylan

Unilever

Nortura

Sandoz

Siemens

Telia

Universal Music

L’Occitane

Selvaag

Synthon

TINE

The Norwegian National Museum

Ferring

Norfax

Fjordland

Diplom-Is

Ranheim Paper & Board

PurOmega Nordics

Car-Freshener Corporation

JMP Invest

Maritime law Tier 2

Kvale Advokatfirma DA is distinguished by its expertise in both private law matters, including charterparties, marine contracts, casualties and insurance law, and also public work, including mandates involving pollution issues, sanctions and governmental aspects. The team has also been particularly active in financial and restructuring matters. Kristian Lindhartsen, who leads the practice, focuses on marine insurance work, with specialist expertise in coverage disputes and direct-action work. The team expanded in 2020 with the additions of transactional and corporate counsel Henrik Grung, who mainly assists shipowners, banks and yards, and employment lawyer Monica Gjerde Sperre, who acts for shipping companies and land facilities in the fishery and offshore industries.

Practice head(s):

Kristian Lindhartsen

Other key lawyers:

Henrik Grung; Monica Gjerde Sperre

Testimonials

‘The team is reliable, quick to respond, constructive and structural. High quality service.’

‘In contrast to many of its Norwegian competitors, this maritime group focuses on operational issues. This gives access to lawyers that understand our business very well, which we as clients benefit from saving time and costs. The firm offers an attractive price point, which does not affect its level of service or quality of advice.’

‘The relevant partners are hands-on and attentive, always with a high-quality approach.’

Key clients

Havila

Fearnlys Offshore

Standard P&I

Bourbon Offshore Norway

GIEK

SR-Bank

Hydor

First Marine A/S

Brit Syndicate 2987

Nørresundby Rederi & Shipping af

Vilma Oil

Hardangerfrakt

Clarksons Platou

Offshore construction and shipbuilding Tier 2

Kvale Advokatfirma DA is singled out for acting in large disputes, including cases relating to the offshore sector, with particular expertise in representing oil companies. The team is also recognised for its involvement in international offshore construction projects, assisting contractors, manufacturers and distributors with projects in the Americas and West Africa. Jens Brede, who focuses on oil and gas litigation, and Yngve Bustnesli, who advises on petroleum law and offshore contracts, jointly head up the practice.

Practice head(s):

Jens Brede; Yngve Bustnesli

Key clients

Equinor

BW Offshore

Kongsberg Maritime

Maersk Drilling

Techouse

Statnett SF

Solution Seeker

WR Berkley Insurance (Europe)

Lancashire Insurance

Eagle Burgmann Norway

TMT Tier 2

Kvale Advokatfirma DA provides specialist advice to major Nordic clients in the telecoms industry, including Telia, TDC/Get and Broadnet, and has recently been involved in a number of complex digitalisation and data privacy projects. Practice head Per-Kaare Svendsen acts for leading telecoms and technology companies. Other key practitioners include Lars Trygve Jenssen, who specialises in the technology sector, transactional lawyer Thomas S Farhang and Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer, whose areas of focus include data privacy issues, IP work and IT contracts.

Practice head(s):

Per-Kaare Svendsen

Other key lawyers:

Lars Trygve Jenssen; Thomas S Farhang; Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer; Jens Christian Gjesti

Key clients

Telia

TDC/Get

GlobalConnect/HomeNet

Pfizer

OneCo Networks

Compusoft

Elkjøp/Dixons Carphone

IKEA

Bilia

Bufetat

Fantefilm

TINE

Hella

Municipality of Oslo

Altibox/Lyse

Banking and finance (including shipping finance) Tier 3

Kvale Advokatfirma DA’s ‘highly responsive’ practice saw notable growth in 2020 with the recruitment of transactional expert Hillevi Myrhe and insolvency specialist Jon Skjørshammer from SANDS. The group also includes team leader Stine Snertingdalen, who focuses on restructuring and insolvency mandates; Christian Stang Våland, who acts for a range of Norwegian savings banks; and Jostein Moen, who regularly handles ship finance matters. Notable clients include Arctic Securities, Danske Bank and the bankruptcy estate of Norske Skog.

Practice head(s):

Stine Snertingdalen

Other key lawyers:

Hillevi Myrhe; Jon Skjørshammer; Christian Stang Våland; Jostein Moen

Testimonials

‘The firm is highly responsive with a broad commercial understanding. The team consists of highly qualified lawyers. In addition, the firm’s focus on work-life balance reflects positively on how it executes its assignments and is something that is important for us as clients.’

‘Service minded, knowledgeable, thorough and quick deliverance.’

‘Ability to see the whole picture. Works fast and does not involve unnecessary people in the process (with associated increased costs). Well-founded and well-thought-out advice.’

‘Jostein Moen is very knowledgeable and has a friendly and positive manner, which makes him very pleasant to work with.’

‘We have been particularly pleased with Stine Snertingdalen.’

Key clients

Arctic Securities

Collector Bank

Danske Bank

DNB Bank

GIEK

Finans 2

SpareBank 1 Østlandet

Skue Sparebank

Sparebank 1 SR-Bank

Romsdal Sparebank

Valdres Sparebank

Norske Skog bankruptcy estate

Indre Sogn Sparebank

Aurland Sparebank

Vik Sparebank

Bank 2

Employment Tier 3

Kvale Advokatfirma DA assists domestic players from a range of sectors including the aquaculture, media and oil and gas industries, as well as international corporations. Recently, the team, which is led by the ‘highly experienced and professionalNicolay Skarning, has advised multiple clients on significant downsizings and restructurings in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Jan-Erik Sverre focuses on employment disputes and Monica Gjerde Sperre, who joined from SANDS in 2020, is experienced in incentives mandates and the employment aspects of transactions.

Practice head(s):

Nicolay Skarning

Other key lawyers:

Jan-Erik Sverre; Monica Gjerde Sperre

Testimonials

‘Nicolay Skarning is highly experienced, professionally skilled and always available.’

‘Extremely available. Deliveries always on time. No internal competition between partners.’

‘Strong listeners. Trusted advisers. Give me the impression that my business is the most important, not theirs.’

‘Kvale’s employment department, lead by Nicolay Skarning, is by far the most experienced and best in Norway. Nicolay always makes sure he has the best people also around and runs several seminars during the year which update us on all new regulations.’

‘They are fast but accurate and make sure we have a view from the other side. They reply any time 24/7 if urgent and quickly with written responses and agreements if needed.’

Key clients

DNMF

Hegnar Media

Lerøy Havfisk

Havila Kystruten

Jets/Jets Vacuum

IKEA Norway/IKEA International

Incita

The National Teachers Union

ABCHus

Caverion Norge

KGK Retain Industries

Monday Production

PostNord Strålfors

JELD-WEN Norge

Business Norway

The firm: Kvale is a commercial law firm that has been advising the Norwegian and international business community since its establishment in 1985. After consistent organic growth over almost four decades, the firm today counts 100 lawyers.

The firm’s lawyers offer experience and specialist competence across all key areas of commercial law. It assists national and international clients in both the public and private sectors, whether they are major enterprises, medium/small businesses or enterprising private individuals.

Kvale is best known for representing and advising many of Norway’s largest enterprises with their most important legal matters and cases. Kvale consistently provides impactful representation and presentations of cases that involve highly complex facts, demanding matters of law, substantial values at risk and the need for in-depth knowledge of the sector.

Areas of practice
Intellectual property: Kvale has extensive experience advising Norwegian and international clients in relation to protection of intellectual property rights, including patents, trade marks, design rights, company names and copyright.

Corporate law: Kvale assists in all aspects of corporate matters. The firm advises on corporate form and structure, organisation of businesses and frequently acts as counsel to management and directors.

Oil, gas and renewable energy: Kvale provides regulatory and contractual advice related to the exploration, development, production and cessation of petroleum activities, and also assists in matters related to hydro power, wind power and other renewable energy sources.

Building and construction: Kvales experienced lawyers assist oil and gas companies of different sizes and nationalities on a day to day basis, as well as assisting with counselling, representation, negotiation and litigation.

IT and telecoms: Kvale supplies a high volume of top tier advice to key telecom and other sector companies with regulatory issues, sector-specific market regulation, data protection, contracts, transactions and interaction with the authorities. Within the IT sector, Kvale provides high end advice with IT agreements, including those relating to the development and purchase of software and software based systems, outsourcing- and operating agreements and consultancy agreements.

Competition and EU: Kvale’s EU/competition law group has expertise in national and EC competition law and related disciplines as well as public procurement law. The group’s work includes merger notifications to the European Commission and the Norwegian Competition Authority, appeals, cartel investigations, compliance programmes, public procurement and general advice on all aspects of national and EC competition law. Kvale is regularly involved in major high profile competition law cases.

Media and marketing: Kvale provides advice in relation to unfair competition from current and former employees, contracting parties and competitors, whether in relation to breach of confidentiality, improper solicitation of employees, suppliers or customers, misuse of intellectual property/know how and copying/counterfeiting.

Litigation and dispute resolution: Kvale’s lawyers have extensive experience in litigating very major and complex civil actions through the ordinary courts, as well as before national and international courts of arbitration. The firm handles cases of all sizes, but its strength lies in its vast experience in handling very major and complex cases, whether relating to the oil and gas industry, patents, telecom, corporate matters, tax or other fields.

Employment and pensions: Kvale’s comprehensive and high profile practice covers all questions related to employment laws and regulations. The firm’s lawyers have extensive experience in court proceedings within this field. The firm’s advice and assistance includes matters such as restructuring, workforce reductions, company acquisition or handling of individual conflicts.

Tax and accounting: Kvale is well respected for its boutique tax dispute and litigation practice. The firm’s tax practice is comprehensive and can offer high quality advice covering most business sectors.

Banking and finance: Kvale supplies services that cover all aspects of financial transactions, from the initial structuring, to drafting of finance documents and finally closing of financial transactions. The firm is particularly recognised for restructuring debt, enforcement of securities, ship finance and specialist competence within the savings bank field. Building on the firm’s leading position within technology, the firm has also developed strong fintech competence. Kvale clients are major integrated banks, savings banks, bond trustees and export credit institutions as well as major and SMB borrowers.

Restructuring, insolvency proceedings and credit security: Kvale is one of the most sought after Norwegian law firms in the fields of corporate reorganisation, debt restructuring proceedings and insolvency proceedings. The firm represents banks, financial institutions and other creditors in issues related to insolvency and credit security. Kvale’s team of experienced bankruptcy trustees are frequently appointed by the Probate Courts in major bankruptcies.

Corporate/M&A: Kvale has a strong focus on its corporate and M&A practice. The experienced team of lawyers advise national and international companies within all areas of corporate law and M&A. Kvale has experience from some of the largest multinational M&A cases in Norway.

Food law: Kvale provides comprehensive advice within food and feed law. The firm assists large Norwegian and Foreign Companies in all questions related to the food law.

Public law: Kvale assists local governments, public enterprises and private parties on the entire width of administrative law and of the remaining issues within public law.

Shipping: Kvale provides regulatory and contractual advice related to financing, construction, operation and management of vessels and offshore units.

Department Name Email Telephone
Employment and pensions Nicolay Skarning
Employment and pensions Jan-Erik Sverre
Banking and finance Hillevi Torngren Myhre
Banking and finance Stine D. Snertingdalen
Corporate M&A Marius L Andresen
Corporate M&A Anne Kjølseth Ekerholt
Building and construction Espen Hamar
Building and construction Fredrik Frøshaug
Competition and the EU/EEA Kristin Hjelmaas Valla
Competition and the EU/EEA Robert Lund
Intellectual property Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer
Intellectual property Marie Vaale-Hallberg
IT and telecoms Per-Kaare Svendsen
IT and telecoms Lars Trygve Jenssen
Media and marketing Lars Trygve Jenssen
Media and marketing Marie Vaale-Hallberg
Food law Marie Vaale-Hallberg
Public law Christian Stang Våland
Oil, gas and renewable energy Jens Brede
Oil, gas and renewable energy Yngve Bustnesli
Litigation and dispute resolution Andreas Stang Lund
Litigation and dispute resolution Per Conradi Andersen
Restructuring, insolvency and investigations Tom Hugo Ottesen
Restructuring, insolvency and investigations Stine D Snertingdalen
Corporate Øystein Løken
Corporate Thomas S Farhang
Tax Christian Wahl
Tax Steinar Nundal
Shipping Lasse Hagen
Shipping Kristian Lindhartsen
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Per Conradi Andersen  photo Mr Per Conradi Andersen Mr Per Conradi Andersen has worked as a lawyer since 1995. He…
Mr Marius L Andresen  photo Mr Marius L Andresen Mr Marius L. Andrese has more than 20 years of experience within…
Mr Jens Brede  photo Mr Jens Brede Mr Jens Brede Heads Kvale’s Oil and Gas department. He has since…
Mr Yngve Bustnesli  photo Mr Yngve Bustnesli Mr Yngve Bustnesli has in-depth knowledge of the oil & gas industry,…
Mr Thomas S Farhang  photo Mr Thomas S Farhang Mr Thomas S. Farhang advices on Corporate Law, with extensive experience in…
Mr Lasse Hagen  photo Mr Lasse Hagen Lasse Hagen has 30 years of experience within the shipping and offshore…
Ms Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer  photo Ms Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer is specialized within intellectual property rights, with a particular focus…
Mr Lars Trygve Jenssen  photo Mr Lars Trygve Jenssen Mr Lars Trygve Jenssen assists in general business law, with main focus…
 Øystein Løken  photo Øystein Løken Mr Øystein Løken is the Manging partner of Kvale. He has more…
Mr Kristian Lindhartsen  photo Mr Kristian Lindhartsen Mr Kristian Lindhartsen has a wide background in maritime law; with emphasis…
Mr Jostein Moen  photo Mr Jostein Moen Jostein Moen heads Kvale’s Corporate M&A department. He works mainly with transactions,…
Mr Trygve Norum  photo Mr Trygve Norum Mr Trygve Norum has more than 20 years of experience in M&A.…
Mr Steinar Nundal  photo Mr Steinar Nundal Mr Steinar Nundal works mainly with regular counselling and transaction counselling to…
Mr Tom Hugo Ottesen  photo Mr Tom Hugo Ottesen Tom Hugo Ottesen Heads Kvale’s restructuring, insolvency and investigation team. He has…
Ms Kristin Ourom  photo Ms Kristin Ourom Kristin Ourom advices in general business law, with emphasis on energy, corporate,…
Mr Thomas Piro  photo Mr Thomas Piro Mr Thomas Piro has long experience as a lawyer in the field…
Mr Christian Poulsson  photo Mr Christian Poulsson Mr Christian Poulsson har 20 years of experience within renewable energy (hydro,…
Ms Susanne Schneider  photo Ms Susanne Schneider Ms Susanne Schneider has more than 20 years of experience with corporate…
Mr Arne Seemann Berg  photo Mr Arne Seemann Berg Mr Arne Seemann Berg has substantial experience as a lawyer and renders…
Mr Nicolay Skarning  photo Mr Nicolay Skarning Nicolay is specialized in employment law and Heads Kvale’s Empolyment law and…
Ms Stine D Snertingdalen  photo Ms Stine D Snertingdalen Ms Stine D. Snertingdalen is specialized in restructuring and insolvency issues. She…
Mr Gunnar Stake-Larsen  photo Mr Gunnar Stake-Larsen Gunnar Stake-Larsen has long and extensive experience in guiding companies within trade,…
Mr Andreas Stang Lund  photo Mr Andreas Stang Lund Andreas Stang Lund is specialized in civil litigation and dispute resolution, with…
 Christian Stang Våland  photo Christian Stang Våland Mr Christian Stang Våland is a highly experienced litigator. He also provides…
Mr Per-Kaare Svendsen  photo Mr Per-Kaare Svendsen Mr Per-Kaare Svenden is an internationally recognized TMT-expert and skilled negotiator. He…
Mr Jan-Erik Sverre  photo Mr Jan-Erik Sverre Mr Jan-Erik Sverre works primarily within employment law, procedure and legal matters…
Ms Marie Vaale-Hallberg  photo Ms Marie Vaale-Hallberg Marie Vaale-Hallberg is specialized in intellectual property law, in addition to having…
Ms Kristin Hjelmaas Valla  photo Ms Kristin Hjelmaas Valla Ms Kristin Hjelmaas Valle works primarily within competiton law. She has extensive…
Mr Christian Wahl  photo Mr Christian Wahl Christian Wahl has substantial experience in national and international taxation and corporate…
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