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Kluge Advokatfirma AS
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Norway > Construction

At Kluge Advokatfirma AS, Espen Nyland leads the Oslo team while Samuel Skrunes heads up the Bergen-based practice and Grethe Gullhaug is leader of the Stavanger group. The department ‘consistently provides market leading advice and problem-solving skills’ and is ‘a definitive top pick for legal advice’; it is particularly singled out for its construction litigation experience and recently acted for Bane Nor in a disruption claim against Skanska relating to the rail line between Larvik and Porsgrunn. Other key practitioners include litigator Lars Ivar Nyland, Arild Skage, who focuses on infrastructure projects, and newly promoted associate partner Nicolai René Nielsen.

Norway > Oil and gas

Kluge Advokatfirma AS’ ‘well-balanced’ E&P practice has been notably active in the transactional space and recently acted for Neptune Energy on its purchase of shares in VNG Norge. Other clients include Ineos E&P, Total E&P and DNO Norge. The group is also recognised for its petroleum tax expertise, which is led by Amund Noss, and has also handles development projects, litigation and regulatory work. The department recently saw Samuel Skrunes, Kyrre Tangen Andersen and Joar Kalsaas promoted to the partnership. Thomas Abrahamsen  and Audun Stornes are now at Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS.