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Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Market-leading real estate practice acting primarily on transactional mandates. Represents a range of clients acquiring, selling and investing in properties and portfolios, as well as development projects. Also knowledgeable in real estate finance mandates. Other areas of expertise include lease agreements, tax-related matters and zoning issues. Strengthened by the arrival of Andreas Rørvik in January 2021.

Strengths

One client highlights the lawyers' efficiency, saying: "They are swift and to the point."

Sources highlight the team's "very good legal skills connected to the best available business understanding."

Notable practitioners

Andreas Rørvik joined the firm in January 2021. He handles a range of domestic and cross-border real estate transactions, including the disposal of shares in property-owning companies and SPVs. One client describes him as "a real estate specialist and a very pragmatic lawyer who seeks to provide good solutions."

Anne Sofie Bjørkholt is lauded for her unrivalled expertise in the full gamut of real estate law. Her knowledge extends to transactions, lease agreements, development projects and tax-related mandates. One client enthuses that "she is effective, solution-oriented and sees the big picture," adding: "She is capable of handling difficult negotiations and has a well-earned standing as the number-one lawyer in real estate in Norway."

The up-and-coming Ole Andreas Dimmen enjoys numerous plaudits for his growing practice. He assists with the sale and purchase of real estate companies, assets and development projects. One client appreciates that he is "efficient and has a good commercial understanding," adding that he is "highly deal-oriented."

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Overview

BAHR offers one of the premier teams in the Norwegian real estate market, regularly acting for the most important clients on the largest and most prestigious work. Known for the breadth of our practice, we have played a key role in developing models for the purchase, sale, development, administration, structuring, financing and leasing of property. And, as a central player in the transactional market, we have acted on many of the most exciting deals of recent years. Our impressive construction expertise is also in demand on landmark projects across the country, including the expansion of key infrastructure in the healthcare, education and transport sectors.

The team is a first choice for foreign investment into Norway due to our strong international reputation and expert knowledge of transaction structuring and cross-border tax. We are also well known nationally and internationally for our work for institutional investors, private equity funds and asset managers. Meanwhile our track record on complex, multi-use development and urbanisation projects, as well as our strong contacts with municipal and state administrations, means that many of the country’s most active real estate developers trust us to oversee their ventures from initial concept to completion.

And, as always, our high standards of client care mark us out. We have a constructive approach to working with clients and other key stakeholders to bring visionary schemes to fruition, closing deals on time and to budget.

Real Estate Department

BAHR

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Tjuvholmen allé 16

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

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Norway

Real Estate


Andreas Rørvik
Band 1
Anne Sofie Bjørkholt
Band 1
Ole Andreas Dimmen
Up and Coming