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Eirik Nakstad is a litigator within Arntzen de Besche’s Dispute Resolution group, and the Professional Liability team.
Nakstad assists clients with various forms of dispute resolution, including litigation, negotiations and general business law counselling. He possesses broad expertise across directors’ and professional liability disputes, claims related to corporate transactions, and insurance policy coverage disputes, and has been involved in several complex disputes before the courts. Nakstad also has experience from several international arbitration cases, enquiries and cases concerning provisional security of claims/arrests.
Nakstad assists both plaintiffs and defendants in directors and officers liability cases. He also assists a range of different professional practitioners, especially auditors in cases concerning auditor's liability and regulatory matters. Within insurance, Nakstad’s assistance includes assessment of coverage, filing of claims to insurance companies and handling of disputes. He has particular experience in D&O insurance and professional liability insurance.
Nakstad is the co-author of the commentary edition to the new auditor act. He regularly holds lectures in different forums, teaches master's degree students in the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), and has given lectures at the Law School of Bergen. Nakstad also has experience as examiner in different subjects, and as supervisor for students writing their master thesis.