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Strengthens the team with two new partners

We are pleased to announce that Agathe Løwenborg and Reidar Smedsvig were promoted to partners in Arntzen de Besche as of 1 January 2018. Løwenborg strengthens our partner team on employment law, and Smedsvig strengthens our partner team within Corporate/M&A.

Our Corporate/M&A department is annually ranked among Norway's leading law firms in the overview of transactions prepared by MergerMarket. In recent years we have recruited several lawyers with solid experience and the department consists of a total of 25 employees.

Our Employment law department consists of a total of 20 employees, and is in several rankings, among industry colleagues and clients, recognized as the country's strongest academic environment in employment law and pensions.

Reidar Smedsvig started in Arntzen de Besche in 2016 and has extensive experience in large parts of the business law area. Smedsvig has a broad and extensive practice within many parts of the business law field. He has in particular specialized within the fields of corporate and company law, mergers and acquisitions and investment processes, both on corporate and asset levels; delivery- and construction contracts; general regulatory counselling; as well as dispute resolution and litigation.

Agathe Løwenborg started in Arntzen de Besche in 2010 She primarily provides legal assistance to employers and employees regarding evaluations, negotiations and procedure regarding dismissals, restructuring and transfer of undertakings. In addition, Løwenborg has special expertise in state affairs law, and assists several government agencies with employment law counselling, conversion processes and individual cases. Read more about Agathe here.

- I am very pleased that Løwenborg and Smedsvig will be part of the partnership in Arntzen de Besche, says managing partner Sven Iver Steen. Both have already shown that they are very skilled attorneys.