Mr Lars Kokkvold > Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS
Haakon VIIs gate 10
PB 359 Sentrum

Work Department

Employment and pension
Oil and offshore
Media and entertainment


Partner Lars Kokkvold is among the most well-known and respected employment and pension lawyers in Norway, and counts numerous high-profile domestic and international businesses among his clients.

His exceptional expertise allows him to handle a wide range of employment matters, including both contentious and advisory mandates. His areas of expertise include, for example, restructuring, relocating and downsizing, transfer of undertaking, outsourcing, individual employment protection matters and pension and protection of privacy. A particular specialty of his is handling the labour law aspects of reorganisations and restructurings.

Partner Kokkvold has extensive experience and often works closely with company management through complex transformation processes. Lars has been the responsible attorney for legal and strategic assistance in several major corporate reorganisations and downsizings. Clients have praised his hands-on approach and business acumen, citing him as a trusted advisor who gets involved and provides solid support in business-critical matters. He has also frequently been ranked among the Top 10 Employment lawyers in Finansavisen (Norwegian financial daily newspaper), based on votes from peers in Norway.

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Employment

(Hall of Fame)

Lars KokkvoldAdvokatfirmaet Haavind AS

Led by employment expert Gaute Krokann, Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS‘ ‘very talented‘ team has expertise across the spectrum of employment matters. Krokann handles transfers of undertakings, contentious employment issues, reorganisations and restructurings for a solid client base of state-owned companies and public sector entities, while Lars Kokkvold is ‘a highly skilled lawyer‘ with established expertise in advising on pensions law, whistleblowing cases and cross-border mandates. Pål Kvernaas stands out for his ‘in-depth knowledge and experience‘, and the ‘dedicated and passionateSten Foyn is praised for his litigation expertise. The ‘thorough and extremely competentKari Gimmingsrud advises on downsizings, outsourcings and privacy issues.