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Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS

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What the team is known for

Impressive department with noted strength in the media and technology arenas. Renowned for its abilities in technology-related transactions, regularly assisting a range of Norwegian and foreign technology companies. Additionally well placed to act for public bodies. Also experienced in handling IT outsourcing and data privacy as well as copyright clearance and licensing issues in the film and production industry. Sought after for IT and media disputes.

Strengths

One interviewee enthuses: "The value and work from Haavind is outstanding in all matters. They have in-depth knowledge, understanding and experience in the industry and technology - and apply this in an extraordinarily diligent manner. Their spirit and drive is highly positive, solution-oriented and energetic."

A client comments: "Their advice is very valuable to us, always relevant and to the point. It is always extremely useful to discuss complex matters with them."

Work highlights

Advised Tieto on its acquisition of EVRY, creating a company with an enterprise value of GBP3.5 billion.

Notable practitioners

Market sources say Andreas Bernt is "very skilled." He advises a wide spectrum of media clients on copyright, licensing and distribution relating to TV and film. He also handles technology disputes and assists media companies with IT contracts.

Arne Byberg is "an extremely experienced lawyer," according to market sources, and is noted for his previous in-house experience in a leading technology company. He has sound expertise in handling IT outsourcing, procurement and licensing matters and technology disputes.

Leif Eirik Thrane specialises in technology transactions and also handles IT outsourcing and procurement. Interviewees find him to be "a great lawyer focusing on problem solving," adding that he "combines a very professional attitude with fantastic industry knowledge."

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Overview

Our lawyers have in-debth sector knowledge and long experience – among other things as legal counsel with leading technology companies such as Telenor, Tieto, Aspiro (Wimp) and HP. From us you will get assistance from experts with a practical and operational approach to technology issues.

A preferred advisor when large businesses implement complicated outsourcing projects and technology companies buy, sell or implement other company transactions – our skilled and experienced lawyers know the challenges facing you.

We have comprehensive experience within all areas of law relevant for technology, ensuring that you are given advice by a strategic team experienced in all areas of the law.

We work closely on commercial and operational decision-making processes, have in-depth knowledge of the industry and understand customer requirements. Haavind has been a major player in the IT market since the 1980s, working as a trusted advisor on Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and M&A in the IT sector. A large proportion of the projects take place across national borders and we work seamlessly with our network of international cooperative partners.

We offer a unique understanding of the industry that is actively used in the advice we provide. Several of our lawyers have comprehensive industrial expertise from leading players in the industry on both the customer and supplier sides. We use our experience to combine legal advice with commercial understanding and technical expertise.





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Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS

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Bygdøy Allé 2

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

0257

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Norway

TMT: Information Technology


Arne Byberg
Band 4
Leif Eirik Thrane
Band 2

TMT: Media


Andreas Bernt
Band 3