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The Norwegian Financial Daily’s Lawyer Survey 2017

BA-HR won the most top-three places

BA-HR won the most top top-three places in The Norwegian Financial Daily’s Lawyer Survey 2017 . BA-HR achieved a total of 29 top top-three places, 8 wins, 12 2nd places and 9 3rd places, compared to last year’s survey with a total of 21 top-three rankings.

This year, BA-HR also entered the top-three league in the categories Offshore and Shipping, and Tarjei Thorkildsen won the category of Employment Law after being amongst the top- three for years.

Company results:

BA-HR – 1st places:

  • Real Estate
  • IP
  • Mergers and Acquisitions


2nd places:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Competition Law
  • Offshore
  • Oil and Gas
  • Shipping


3rd places:

  • Tax
  • Insurance Law


Individual results, 1st – 3rd place:

  • Employment Law: Tarjei Thorkildsen (1st place)
  • Banking and Finance: Richard Sjøqvist (1st place )
  • IP: Are Stenvik (1st place )
  • Capital Markets: Robin Bakken (2nd place)
  • Real Estate: Stig L. Bech (1st place) and Anne Sofie Bjørkholt (2nd place)
  • Competition Law: Helge Stemshaug (2nd place)
  • Oil and Gas: Thomas K. Svensen (3rd place)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Svein Gerhard Simonnæs (3rd place)
  • Shipping: Geir Gustavsson (3rd place)
  • Tax: Joachim M. Bjerke (2nd place) and Frode Talmo (3rd place)


Up and coming, tier 1st – 3rd place:

  • Capital Markets: Robin Bakken (1st place)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Lars Kristian Sande (2nd Place)
  • Real Estate: Ole Andreas Dimmen (2nd Place)
  • Electricity: Jon Christian Thaulow (3rd place)
  • Dispute Resolution: Atle J. Skaldebø-Rød (3rd place)