We resolve our clients’ problems and help them reach their objectives. We are motivated by working with exciting and ambitious companies, who are leaders in their fields and who set us challenging assignments.
Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 are two of the most important rating agencies for law firms and individual lawyers. Their assessment of which law firms and lawyers are the most proficient in a variety of categories is based on interviews and conversations with the law firms’ clients and business partners.
For many years, Arntzen de Besche has been among the highest rated Norwegian law firms. We achieve strong scores within the fields of business, banking and finance, capital markets, commercial property, corporate transactions/M&A, dispute resolution, electricity and renewable energy, European and competition law, intellectual property, insurance, offshore construction and shipbuilding, oil and gas, restructuring and insolvency, shipping, tax and TMT.
The last time Chambers and Partners awarded the prize “Client service law firm of the year” to a Norwegian law firm, it was Arntzen de Besche they selected for that honour. The prize is awarded to firms which stand out for the quality and breadth of their service offering to clients.
Close cooperation with the client
In addition to ranking law firms and lawyers, Legal500 and Chambers and Partners publish quotes that show what clients say about Arntzen de Besche. We are proud of the fact that our clients said the following about us in 2020:
- We work with several external law firms within different fields and are used to high professional standards and high levels of service. However, we find that the labour law team in Arntzen de Besche is in a class of its own.
- Always available and coordinated. Creates a solid foundation, balancing creativity and market terms.
- Strong industry insight with a pragmatic approach and readily available partners.
- The team demonstrated a strong ability to put themselves in the client’s shoes. Extremely well prepared with clear advice to the client. The team worked well together with a clear agenda and brought the best of each individual together to create a very good client experience. Far better industry and dispute resolution insight than other teams I have observed
- The team stands out for its competence and trustworthy approach.
- The team is very client focused and service minded, and delivers on time.
- They have worked efficiently and have an in-depth knowledge of our industry, which has been important for us. Compared to other firms they have approached us with intel that has been important without us asking for it, but scanning the field on their own initiative.
- The key strengths of the team are strong commercial insight and legal approach, combined with the ability to rapidly adapt to the client’s needs.
- The group’s cross-border strength is also evident in its recent work for private equity investors involved in Norwegian acquisitions.
- Very focused team. Work was precise and to the point. Very high level of expertise.
- Very knowledgeable lawyers, who go the extra mile. We have worked with them for a long time and the team is stable, which ensures we don’t have to get new team members up to speed every time.
- High-quality and very experienced lawyers.
- They are always on time in terms of deliverables and clear in their advice on different matters. They are also up to speed on general trends in the market, which helps in negotiations.
- The team provided excellent assistance in a flexible and timely manner, and the legal documentation was flawless.
- Their technical and commercial knowledge in addition to their solution-oriented approach is outstanding.
- Impressed, not only by the legal aspect, but also the advice on strategy and how well I was coached and supported on a personal level
- The team are highly competent and demonstrate a strong customer orientation and deep insight into the legal issues at hand. Our long customer relationship is solid and dependable, and we appreciate their in-depth knowledge of our industry and company.
- Understands our business and the need to be hands-on in complicated negotiations.
- Very high-quality delivery at all times.