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Kluge Advokatfirma AS

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Bergen, Oslo, Stavanger
Kluge Advokatfirma AS, Samuel Skrunes, Oslo, NORWAY

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Samuel Skrunes

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Kluge Advokatfirma AS

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Construction, Energy


Leads the construction law group in Bergen. Extensive experience with advisory service for projects both onshore and offshore.

He has assisted builders, contractors and advisers, both with contracting as well as follow-up and final settlement, and legal processes. After working 7 years, mainly with contract work, property transactions and public procurement, he has worked 4 years with upstream supplier contracts as legal counsel in Statoil. He has thorough knowledge of contracts within the oil industry for the FC/EPC/EPCI/EPMA, removal and dismantlement, supply-, preparedness- and installation vessels, helicopter contracts and other service and delivery contracts.

Samuel has international experience from projects in Africa and Brazil.

He also has experience from various transactions related to property, projects and companies.


2019 Partner Kluge; 2016-2019 Associate partner Kluge; 2012-2016 Legal Counsel Equinor (Statoil) ASA; 2007-2010 Associate-snr lawyer Kluge; 2006 Associate Schjødt




Law degree Univeristy of Bergen 2005



Within: Construction

Kluge Advokatfirma AS' clients praise it as 'unique due to its strategic and practical approach, which it combines with excellent legal expertise and mastery at handling clients to ensure they always receive the right advice'. The team excels in real estate development and infrastructure projects; recent mandates include acting for Implenia Norge in a dispute relating to the development of a road tunnel, and representing Bane Nor in multiple claims relating to the Norwegian national railway infrastructure. Oslo group head Espen Nyland is 'an exceptional strategist', Grethe Gullhaug, who leads the Stavanger team, is 'a very sharp lawyer', and associate partner Samuel Skrunes heads the Bergen group. Litigator Lars Ivar Nyland and infrastructure specialist Arild Skage are also key names to note.

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Kluge Advokatfirma AS

  • Norway not included when short sale regulations in EU take effect 1 November 2012

    From 1 November 2012 EU Regulation 236/2012 on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps will come into effect. Although the Regulation is within the scope of the EEA Agreement, Norway has not implemented the EU Regulation. Based on unofficial information from the Norwegian authorities, we expect the implementation process to be delayed until at least late 2013. Meanwhile, existing rules on short sale in Norway will continue to apply for transactions performed on the Norwegian market. 
    - Kluge Advokatfirma DA

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