Commercial contracts

High quality contracts are key to commercial success. They reduce risk, simplify management operations, and minimize the probability of profitable projects turning into costly disputes.

Arntzen de Besche’s commercial contracts experts possess the necessary industry knowledge, skills, and creativity to draw up robust commercial contracts, tailored to suit your specific needs. By approaching contract drafting within the larger framework of our clients’ strategic, business, and financial goals, as well as in-depth expertise inapplicable regulations and legal frameworks, we devise creative and valuable solutions in complex matters.

Invest in commercial contracts

The guiding principle of Arntzen de Besche is that a commercial contract is an investment for the future, and a tool for producing comprehensive returns every single day, year after year. Our lawyers are renowned for their ability to quickly identif your clients’ core interests and turning those interests into functional and advantageous contracts. Utilising years of experience, our lawyers regularly handle complex contract drafting assignments and tough negotiations on behalf of our clients. 

Detect problems before they become disputes

Arntzen de Besche provides industry-specific advice based on extensive commercial understanding. This entails, among other things, that our lawyers provide practical advice compatible with business reality. Moreover, our lawyers will assist in quickly identifying and preventing a potential dispute from turning into a commercial obstacle.

In the event of a dispute nevertheless arising and becoming litigious, Arntzen de Besche stands ready to provide an experienced team of dispute resolution experts. Our dispute resolution lawyers have broad experience in safeguarding our clients’ interests before national and international courts, as well as conducting proceedings before arbitral tribunals. 

We specialize in contracts regarding:

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing and installation
  • Procurements
  • Staffing


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7 January 2021

Jan Olav Aabø and Eivind Landmark Tandrevold new partners

It is a great pleasure to welcome Jan Olav Aabø and Eivind Landmark Tandrevold as partners in Arntzen de Besche as of 4 January 2021. They will be important contributors to our dispute resolution and litigation department.

26 May 2020

Contribution to "Public Procurement and Government Contracts 2020"

Espen I. Bakken, Frida May Behrens and Kristine Farestvedt Nesse have contributed with the Norwegian chapter in "Public Procurement and Government Contracts 2020". The chapter includes a summary of the most important regulations for public procurement, in a Norwegian context.

What we have done

Arntzen de Besche assists Nordlaks with the hydra innovation project

We are proud to assist Nordlaks with another exciting and complex innovation project. Hydra is a semi-closed production tank for aquaculture. The technology was invented and designed in Norway, and will be built in Turkey by the Gemak shipyard group from the summer until delivery in the first quarter of 2024.


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