Mr Thomas S Farhang > Kvale Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Company law, acquistions and sale of business, negotiations and litigation.

Position

Mr Thomas S. Farhang advices on Corporate Law, with extensive experience in the fields of M&A, contract law, tax and litigation. He is and has been acting in several major cases for the courts and has been an arbitrator regarding tax linked to transfer pricing. Mr Farhang has 20 years of experience, and has advised on a number of significant transactions.

Career

2001 – Partner, Kvale; 1998-2000 Lawyer, Kvale;1996 – 1998 Associate, Kvale (Licensed to pratice law in 1998); 1995-1996 Legal Officer, Headquarters of Defence Commando Norway

Languages

Norwegian, English and Farsi

Memberships

The Norwegian Bar Association.

Education

1995 Cand.jur, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > TMT

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.

Norway > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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.