Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS

Arntzen de Besche is a leading Norwegian law firm. Our offices in Oslo, Stavanger and Trondheim are staffed by a team of almost 180 people. Our team of experts assist Norwegian and international companies, public authorities and private organisations to simplify complex transactions, undertake challenging negotiations and resolve disputes of all types.

We have a corporate culture founded on teamwork, integrity, quality and dedication. These values are with us in everything we do, and set the direction for our work. 

Our competence, experience and commercial expertise allows us to create long-term relations and lasting value. For us, the client always comes first. For many of our clients, we are a valued strategic partner. We work hard to understand our clients’ operations and objectives, so we can help them achieve their aims.

We have been helping to shape the theory and practice of law in Norway since 1870. During this time, in Norway as well as abroad, we have built a reputation as a leading provider of advice and assistance in the field of commercial law and litigation.

The company has in 2014-2020 been involved in transations with a total value of approx NOK 365 billions and was in 2018 nominated by MergerMarket as "Norway M&A Legal advisor of the year". Our dispute resolution and litigation team includes 9 attorneys with the right to appear before the Supreme Court of Norway.

Our strategy is built on growth, recruitment of only the best legal minds, and the continuous professional development of all our staff. We offer our clients a solid international network and access to top-flight expertise in the majority of jurisdictions around the world.

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