Mr Arve Martin Hyldmo Bjørnvik > Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS
Haakon VIIs gate 10
PB 359 Sentrum

Work Department

Construction and Offshore
Dispute resolution
Employment and pension


Partner Arve Martin Hyldmo Bjørnvik is a respected leader in his fields of expertise, having more than 20 years of experience in legal practice.

He is specialized in contract and construction law, litigation and arbitration. He is particularly renowned for his expert handling of complex construction and fabrication projects, both onshore and offshore, for Norwegian and international clients. In recent years he has been leading several of Haavind’s largest and most important cases, particularly large and complex infrastructure and construction projects.

Partner Bjørnvik is in-demand for his dispute resolution skill and experience and he is regularly selected as an arbitrator, particularly in contract and construction disputes, in addition to regularly representing clients in both domestic and cross-border arbitrations. He is also among Norway’s foremost litigators, admitted to appear before the Supreme Court and experienced as a judge at both the district court and appeals court levels.

Among his professional activities, Partner Bjørnvik is network leader in JUC’s network for construction law and regularly selected as a speaker on legal topics in various settings.


2010 –
Advokatfirmaet Haavind
2009 – 2010
Sorenskriver i Alstahaug
2004 – 2009
2005 – 2006
Kst. lagdommer Eidsivating lagmannsrett
2003 – 2004
Advokatfirmaet Wiersholm
1999 – 2003
Advokatfirmaet BA-HR


Scandinavian languages and English


Norwegian Bar Association


Cand. jur, University of Tromsø (1999)

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Construction

(Leading individuals)

Arve Martin Hyldmo BjørnvikAdvokatfirmaet Haavind AS

Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS’ construction practice has ‘unique specialist expertise in the contracting area and a large capacity with many skilled lawyers’, making its offering one of the strongest in Norway. Fielding a notable number of expert litigators, the team has also been involved in many of the largest infrastructure projects in Norway, acting for key developers and market players. Henning Nordtvedt heads up the practice and maintains an excellent track record in handling projects for the Norwegian government. The ‘exceptionally goodJohnny Johansen is a go-to person for builders and contractors engaging with large and complex building and infrastructure projects, while Arve Martin Hyldmo Bjørnvik maintains an impressive onshore and offshore construction and fabrication practice. Other noteworthy names in the team include Mikal Brøndmo and Andreas Rostveit.

Norway > Dispute resolution

Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS‘ ‘dedicated‘ team is ‘excellent in dispute resolution‘ and provides ‘a solution-oriented approach at all stages, combined with a refined commercial understanding of complex cases‘. Practice head Henning Nordtvedt is recognised for his expertise in advising on disputes pertaining to infrastructure and construction matters, and Johnny Johansen has ‘an easy-going style combined with very good qualifications and understanding of litigation‘. Mikal Brøndmo counts international disputes and arbitration work as key areas of strength, while Goud Fjellheimstands out for excellency in dispute resolution and he will always bring extra skills to a tax dispute‘, and Rasmus Asbjørnsen is ‘a highly qualified litigator‘. Other key practitioners include Arve Martin Hyldmo Bjørnvik and Pål Martin Abell.