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Advokatfirmaet CLP DA
PB 1974 – VIKA, 0125 OSLO
Sommerogata 13-15
0158 OSLO

Capital markets Tier 2

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 Løvdal on Atlantic Sapphire's $70m private placement and $60m debt financing.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

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 VillumAndreas 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.

Dispute resolution Tier 2

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 Schøyen 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 JarslettKyrre Eggen and Vidar Riksfjord jointly lead the group; Riksfjord joined in 2018 from Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS.

Real estate Tier 2

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 Løvdal and Håvard 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 Løvdal 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.

Electricity and renewable energy Tier 3

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.

Intellectual property Tier 3

Focusing on contentious issues, Advokatfirmaet CLP DA recently acted for Alfa Sko in a trade mark case against Norrøna 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 Brodschöll regularly handles matters in the internet, telecoms, technology, media, biotech and life sciences sectors; and Kjetil Vågen advises retailers and franchisors.

TMT Tier 4

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.

People are different, and so are lawyers, and law firms. Offering top-tier legal advice with personal touch and commitment, CLP was set up in 2007 as a dynamic, exclusive boutique alternative to the largest law firms in Norway.

CLP’s lawyers have experience in a range of sectors and legal areas. Many also have experience working in areas other than law and several have degrees in finance and business administration. We are convinced that this makes CLP better equipped to assist our clients in an increasingly complex legal environment.

CLP ranks highly in national and international legal rankings and our clients include a number of leading Norwegian and international companies.

Solid industry knowledge combined with our hands-on approach ensures efficient processes. Our clients use CLP as both legal adviser and commercial sparring partner. It is profitable for clients to work with CLP.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate/M&A Fred Arthur Andersen +47 922 90 185
Capital markets Edvard Cock +47 415 04 004
Dispute resolution Egil Jarslett +47 481 16 980
Renewable energy, power and transmission Lars Gunnar Aas +47 911 19 886
Private equity Alexander S Lund +47 913 47 061
Commercial real estate Håvard Skogvoll +47 480 12 328
Retail Kjetil Vågen +47 977 69 083
Technology and media Stephan Brodschöll +47 480 07 749
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Lars Gunnar Aas  photo Mr Lars Gunnar Aas
Mr Fred Arthur Andersen  photo Mr Fred Arthur Andersen
Mr Stephan Brodschöll  photo Mr Stephan Brodschöll
Mr Edvard Cock  photo Mr Edvard Cock
Mr Kyrre Eggen  photo Mr Kyrre Eggen
Mr Amund Berthelsen Erdal  photo Mr Amund Berthelsen Erdal
Mr Egil Jarslett  photo Mr Egil Jarslett
Mr Andreas Kildal  photo Mr Andreas Kildal
Ms Elin Mack Løvdal  photo Ms Elin Mack Løvdal
Mr Alexander Sandberg Lund  photo Mr Alexander Sandberg Lund
Mr Vidar Riksfjord  photo Mr Vidar Riksfjord
Mr Håvard Skogvoll  photo Mr Håvard Skogvoll
Mr Kjetil Vågen  photo Mr Kjetil Vågen
Mr Jakob Villum  photo Mr Jakob Villum
Number of lawyers : 37
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Contact : Fred Arthur Andersen