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Strong results in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500

The renowned legal rating agency Legal 500 has published the results from its 2020 edition. They have, based on interviews with the law firms’ client and their own research, rated the best law firms and lawyers within a range of practice areas. Arntzen de Besche obtains Tier 1 and Tier 2 ratings within 12 practice areas. 50 of Arntzen de Besche’s lawyers have been recognized within their respective areas of expertise.

We consolidate our position as one of Norway’s leading law firms and obtain Tier 1 and Tier 2 ratings within the following practice areas:

Additionally, we obtain strong results within Construction, Electricity and Renewable Energy, Fishery and Aquaculture, Corporate recovery and Insolvency, Intellectual Property, Maritime Law and TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications).


Legal 500 research nineteen practice areas in Norway and has listed the lawyers they recognize to be the best within each practice area. The fifty lawyers in Arntzen de Besche recognized in the 2020 edition are:  

Hans Henrik Kværne, Håvard Sandnes, Stein Ove Solberg, Espen I. Bakken, Vidar Løhre, Marianne Sahl Sveen, Svein Terje Tveit, Rune Tjomsås Andersen, Jon Martin Atkinson, Christian Backe, Håvard Bergli, Ingeborg Moen Borgerud, Per A. Dagslet, Tommy Dahlen, Anders Dyrseth, Stian Fagervold, Terje Granvang, Erlend Haaskjold, Stian Heimdal, Henrik Braavold Johansen, Lars Horgen Hinze, Jon Reidar Gresseth, Joar Grimsbu, Trond Kildal, Eilif S Koch, Knud Jacob Knudsen, Tor Kristian Lånke, Wenche Maartmann-Moe, Knut Martinsen, Jens Baumann Melberg, Ole Skeidsvoll Moe, Kåre I. Moljord, Karl Erik Navestad, Andreas Nordby, Rune Omdahl, Per Kristian Ramsland, Steffen Rogstad, Anders Rødland, Karl Rosén, Eyvind Sandvik, Erlend Solberg, Sven Iver Steen, Knut-Marius Sture, Paul Sveinsson, Susanne Munch Thore, Stein Knut Tonning, Frode Martin Toftevåg, Mira Tengesdal Torstensbø, Odd-Harald Berg Wasenden and Thomas Øslebø. 


The results of the survey are partially based on interviews with our clients. We are grateful for the feedback our clients have provided to Legal 500. Some of the feedback from this year’s edition are: