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Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

TMT

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What the team is known for

First-class TMT practice, covering complex procurement processes, IT outsourcing, content agreements, cloud and data protection. Additionally provides regulatory compliance support. Regularly represents tech start-ups, including fintech clients, as well as blue-chip corporates. Well placed to assist with ERP system implementation. Further acts for telecoms companies on transactional and regulatory mandates. Also acts for state bodies and government agencies.

Strengths

A client finds the team to be "very knowledgeable and able to connect strongly with domain people from IT and business."

Sources highlight the firm's ability to handle work with cross-border aspects: "They have an excellent understanding of international relations, both cultural and commercial."

Work highlights

Represented Temenos Luxembourg in its entry into an agreement with Husbanken for a new banking system.

Notable practitioners

Market sources agree that Espen Tøndel is "a great lawyer with great commercial instincts." He is highly rated in the market for his telecoms regulations practice and also advises on technology agreements. A client says: "He is very strong in negotiating contracts and obviously extremely experienced."

Tor Stokke 's practice spans IT procurement and technology regulations, and he represents public sector entities and leading technology companies. A market source especially notes his strong negotiation skills.

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Overview

Simonsen Vogt Wiig's TMT Practice

Simonsen Vogt Wiig is widely acknowledged by clients and peers for its leading TMT practice. The firm is the only firm in Norway that has a broad coverage in all TMT areas, IT, media, telecom and data protection.

The team serves as regular counsel for major Norwegian media players and have also significantly increased the business within data protection in the last couple of years. 

Members

Stokke, Tor (Head of Department)

Akerholt, Øyvind

Barbantonis, Nicholas Foss

Fløistad, Karin

Hagelien, Camilla

Halbo, Nicolai

Heier, Hedda B.

Jorde, Marit Stubø

Ljostad, Rune

Olsen, Thomas

Olsen, Torunn Hellvik

Orheim, Cecilia

Schjønsby-Nolet, Emile

Tøndel, Espen

Vabog, Trine

TMT

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

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Location

Filipstad Brygge 1

P.O. Box 2043

Vika

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

0125

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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


TMT: Telecommunications


Espen Tøndel
Band 1