Amund Noss > Kluge Advokatfirma AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile
Kluge Advokatfirma AS Offices
PO BOX 1548 VIKA
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Kluge Advokatfirma AS is singled out for its tax litigation expertise with substantial experience in the petroleum sector and acting for public sector entities; clients include Total E&P Norge, Strandveien 1 and Skatt Øst. Frode Olsen and Amund Noss jointly lead the practice and specialise in tax advisory work and tax litigation respectively. Other key individuals include Geir Even Asplin and petroleum tax expert Anders Heieren, who joined from Arntzen de Besche in 2019.
Kluge Advokatfirma AS’ ‘high-quality advice and attention to detail’ ensures the team is ‘very well prepared and skilful with very high technical knowledge and solid dispute resolution experience’. The practice stands out for its knowledge of construction, administrative, public procurement and oil taxation law and recently represented NeoDrill in a patent dispute against Equinor relating to Equinor’s Cap-X technology. Team head Christian Galtung specialises in company and public administrative disputes, Steffen Asmundsson ‘quickly understands the problem and has a way of making complex legal questions understandable’, Lars Ivar Nyland is a construction expert and Amund Noss handles tax and contract litigation.
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.