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TMT

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What the team is known for

Diverse practice active across IT, media and telecoms. Advises clients on matters relating to e-commerce and industry-specific technology, as well as high-profile litigation in the media and IT sectors. Regulatory compliance issues, including GDPR and data protection, are further areas of activity. Also advises local and foreign entities on telecoms regulations, including in relation to satellite technology. Often assists with transactional mandates. Additionally bolstered by the strength of its IP team.

Strengths

Clients appreciate the team's experience, particularly during negotiations: "They combine legal, strategic and commercial skills. They really understand the company's needs and the shareholders' needs. During negotiations I know they will take care of everything."

Another interviewee notes that the team is "dedicated and hard-working."

Work highlights

Represented TV2 and its editors in a libel action involving a medical professional, who claimed damages and non-economic loss arising from TV2's coverage of a medical research project.

Notable practitioners

Market commentators remark that Eva Jarbekk "is really great when it comes to data privacy." She advises multinational companies in various industries, including technology.

Kaare Magnus Risung has substantial experience in the telecoms sector. He advises clients on transactional and regulatory matters.

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Overview

Our specialist lawyers within TMT provide legal advice to leading Norwegian and international providers and purchasers of electronic communication, content services regarding IT services and licensing issues, e-commerce, sector-specific contracts, industrial investments, data protection and regulatory issues. We also regularly assist in contract negotiations, transactions and disputes.

We are one of very few firms in Norway providing a holistic approach to the sector. Our clients include vendors, carriers, operators, content owners and other stakeholders. We also assist leading international companies with strategic legal advice related to commercial and operational issues. Further, our lawyers have extensive experience with industry-specific contracts and regulatory issues, including background from the Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority.

Our services include:

  • Legislation for e-com, content services, e-commerce and electronic media
  • Industry-specific contracts (access, distribution, interconnection)
  • Data protection, data retention and regulatory issues
  • Networks (mobile, broadcasting, satellite, data)
  • Allocation of frequencies, numbers and domain names
  • E-marketing, e-signatures and electronic payment
  • Transactions, contract negotiations and disputes
  • Industrial investments
  • Design of licensing arrangements and terms of use
  • Protection of rights and concepts
  • Introduction of new services on different technological platforms
  • Development of technology and commercial exploitation

Members

Fondevik, Tord

Jarbekk, Eva

Kaada, Dag Sigvart

Klevan, Ole G.

Otterlei, Hugo Berg

Risung, Kaare Magnus

Songe-Møller, Jeppe

Clients

Egmont

Envision Energy

Gelato

Helthjem Mediapost

Schibsted

TMT

Advokatfirmaet Schjødt

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Location

Ruseløkkveien 14

P.O.Box 2444 Solli

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

NO-0201

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Ranked Lawyers

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


Eva Jarbekk
Band 4

TMT: Telecommunications


Kaare Magnus Risung
Band 2