Tor Anthon Christiansen


Project Asst.

Tor Anthon Christiansen is partner in SANDS and is head of our office in Tønsberg. Hs a part of our construction law team – a team he used to lead. Tor Anthon is specialized within construction law and general contract law, and has extensive expertise as a legal adviser and litigator for contractors, builders and consultants. Tor Anthon has among other things worked extensively with major infrastructure projects for road and railways (tunnels, bridges etc.). He also has longtime expertise in the power industry, other project-oriented industry together with processing industry and fabrication contracts.

He assists corporations all over Norway and has his headquarter at SANDS’ office in Tønsberg. Tor Anthon also assists a range of foreign corporations located in Norway.

He hosts a number of courses and seminars in standard-form contracts and other construction law topics, among other things for Standard Online, Juristenes Utdanningssenter and EBA Telemark Vestfold Buskerud (Norwegian Contractors Association).

2012 – p.t

SANDS Advokatfirma DA

2009 - 2011

SANDS Advokatfirma DA

Senior Lawyer
2018 - p.t

Sandefjord Næringsforening

2014 – p.t

Standard Online

2008 - 2009

Namdal District Court (Namsos)

Deputy Judge | District Court Judge
2005 - 2008

Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS

Senior Associate
2003 - 2004

Sør-Østerdal District Court (Elverum)

Deputy Judge
2000 - 2003

Advokatfirmaet Haavind Vislie, now Haavind (Oslo)


University of Oslo

Master of laws

Nicolay Skarning

Co-author in the 2nd edition of “Hearings step by step – the Procedure for hearings in court


Various articles on construction law topics in a number of journals

Various articles on construction law topics in a number of journals

Legal 500

Very knowledgeable about the Norwegian construction industry

Legal 500

An expert in construction law, and combines academic rigour with practical advice» and “incredibly smart