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Norway

Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

The 'interested and involved' group at¬†Advokatfirmaet CLP DA¬†'takes charge of situations and is highly knowledgeable about the processes while remaining solution oriented'.¬†Edvard Cock¬†leads the team, which also includes¬†Jakob Villum, who focuses on transactional work and securities law; and¬†Andreas Kildal, who has 'great commercial instincts, easily outlines the legal issues and risks involved and has a hands-on approach'. Kildal recently advised Fortum on a voluntary offer by Oslo Municipality for its shares in Hafslund, and Cock worked with¬†Elin Mack L√łvdal¬†on Atlantic Sapphire's $70m private placement and $60m debt financing.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

Clients of Advokatfirmaet CLP DA 'get full partner attention throughout any project and a legal adviser who cares about them well beyond the specific task at hand'. Department head Lars Gunnar Aas attracts praise as 'one of the best M&A lawyers in the mid- and high-end market', who 'combines an extreme work capacity with detailed legal understanding'. The group also includes Alexander Lund, who focuses on the private equity and venture capital space, Jakob Villum, Andreas Kildal and Edvard Cock. Villum recently advised SpareBank 1 Gruppen on the merger between its subsidiary SpareBank 1 Forsikring and DNB Forsikring, and Aas and Kildal acted for Fortum on a voluntary offer made by Oslo Municipality for all shares in Hafslund.

Leading individuals

Lars Gunnar Aas - Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

Recent highlights for the practice at¬†Advokatfirmaet CLP DA¬†include acting for Capeomega, Solveig Gas Norway, Silex Gas Norway and Infragas Norge in the Supreme Court in the high-profile Gassled litigation relating to a tariff reduction; and representing Axel Sch√łyen in a precedent-setting case relating to the right to redeem a building on leased ground. FSN Capital Partners, Recover Nordic and Ferd are also clients.¬†Egil Jarslett,¬†Kyrre Eggen¬†and¬†Vidar Riksfjord¬†jointly lead the group; Riksfjord joined in 2018 from¬†Advokatfirmaet Schj√łdt AS.

Next generation lawyers

Vidar Riksfjord - Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

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Electricity and renewable energy
Electricity and renewable energy - ranked: tier 3

Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

The practice at Advokatfirmaet CLP DA leverages the firm's corporate strength to assist with transactions in the energy space. Practice leader Lars Gunnar Aas is the key name for transactional work, while senior lawyer Amund Erdal handles regulatory issues and project developments. Recent highlights include acting for Fortum on the sale of its 10% stake in Hafslund Produksjon Holding, and advising Agder Energi Vannkraft on the negotiation of agreements relating to the sale and purchase of electricity certificates.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

Focusing on contentious issues,¬†Advokatfirmaet CLP DA¬†recently acted for Alfa Sko in a trade mark case against Norr√łna Sport. The group's non-contentious work includes assisting Agder Energi with the IP elements of a software development project in the energy sector, and advising Funcom on the insourcing of IP from The Cabinet Group. Group head¬†Stephan Brodsch√∂ll¬†regularly handles matters in the internet, telecoms, technology, media, biotech and life sciences sectors; and¬†Kjetil V√•gen¬†advises retailers and franchisors.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 2

Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

Advokatfirmaet CLP DA¬†'delivers a high degree of partner attention and a personal touch' across transactions and development projects. In a recent highlight, practice co-heads¬†Elin Mack L√łvdal¬†and¬†H√•vard Skogvoll¬†advised Scala Retail Property on its merger with Salto Eiendom; Skogvoll also assisted JB Ugland Eiendomsutvikling and other syndicate members with the sale of a new office complex under construction in Oslo and L√łvdal acted for Selvaag Eiendom on its acquisition of an office building in Lysaker. Catella Real Estate, Scandinavian Property Group and Kongsberg Gruppen are also clients. Senior lawyer¬†Mathias Borch¬†is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Håvard Skogvoll - Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 4

Advokatfirmaet CLP DA

Advokatfirmaet CLP DA focuses its efforts on software and internet companies and acts for clients including Signicat, Aveva and Encap. The team also advised Hafslund Marked on its GDPR compliance and assisted Agder Energi Kraftforvaltning with the development of AI software for resource management issues; Stephan Brodschöll led both matters. Kyrre Eggen handles contentious work and Jakob Villum specialises in transactional work.

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