Fredrik Lilleaas Ellingsen works with dispute resolution across Selmer’s practice areas and advises clients on corporate investigations and inquiries.

Fredrik advises clients in connection with potential disputes and regularly appears as counsel at the ordinary courts and in arbitration, in addition to mediating commercial disputes. He has built up his expertise through handling of numerous complex disputes within a wide range of civil matters, including IT contracts, intellectual property rights, insurance contracts, claims for damages and court trial of administrative decisions. Fredrik’s experience also encompasses several cases regarding preliminary injunction, arrests and securing evidence outside lawsuits.

In 2019 he passed a qualifying test case before the Supreme Court of Norway on a principal issue regarding access to digital evidence.

As a former defence lawyer and deputy judge, Fredrik also has solid expertise in criminal law and criminal procedure, including experience with investigations, enforcement measures and hearing of major financial criminal cases. In Selmer, he provides advice and assistance to international enterprises related to corporate investigations, fact finding, board responsibilities and corporate criminal liability.

Fredrik is also affiliated with the University of Oslo as a university lecturer, where he regularly lectures in civil procedure, criminal law and criminal procedure.