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What the team is known for Newly formed department following the lateral hires of Ida Espolin Johnson and Bjørn Sørgård. Concentrates on the aquaculture industry, handling a broad range of regulatory and licensing mandates. Additionally provides support in disputes, representing clients against regulatory authorities and the Norwegian state.
Strengths One client enthuses that "they have a very in-depth knowledge about the industry; they know all the regulations and players."
Bjørn Sørgård is highlighted by market sources for his knowledge of regulations within the aquaculture industry. His practice covers regulatory and corporate mandates. He also assists with litigious matters, including administrative disputes. He joined the firm in May 2019.
Ida Espolin Johnson moves up in the rankings due to strong market endorsements. Clients say: "She is very quick and knowledgeable within the aquaculture industry and the regulatory situation, and has a particular understanding of fish farming." She assists with a broad range of contentious and non-contentious mandates, including transactional and licensing matters. She arrived at the firm in May 2019.