News

  • SANDS nominated for prestigious award as Nordic Law Firm of the Year
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018
    We were proud when it was announced that SANDS is on the shortlist for the prestigious award "Law Firm of the Year: The Nordics 2018" from UK’s leading legal publisher and website for the profession, The Lawyer. The winner will be selected in March by an international jury comprised of 21 leaders in the profession, including heads of major, international law firms and General Counsel in global companies.
  • SANDS and Ardoq enter partnership
    Friday, November 10, 2017
    SANDS has entered into a partnership with Ardoq. SANDS will use Ardoq as a platform to advise clients in building effective GDPR compliance programs.
  • Did you know that SANDS has 13 lawyers admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway?
    Friday, November 3, 2017
    We currently have a team of 13 lawyers admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway. This makes us one of the leading law firms in Norway in civil law. During the past few years our lawyers have appeared frequently in the Supreme Court of Norway in key cases that are instrumental in the development of Norwegian law and legal practice.
  • FJORD1 LISTED ON OSLO STOCK EXCHANGE
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    FJORD1 is as of 15 August 2017 listed on the main list of Oslo Børs (Oslo stock exchange). SANDS has assisted FJORD1 in the entire listing process, which included admission to trading on Merkur Market from 24 May 2017, and subsequently the listing on Oslo Børs.
  • SANDS assists Key Management in ABAX – acquisition by INVESTCORP
    Wednesday, June 7, 2017
    As announced on 6 June 2017 the Key Management has sold its shares in ABAX to INVESTCORP.
  • SANDS ASSISTED THE ORCHARD WITH ACQUISITION OF PHONOFILE AS
    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
  • New brand name and new graphic design
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Steenstrup Stordrange is in a new phase; a phase characterized by ambitions, new ideas, energy, action and enthusiasm. We will now be more than 200 partners and employees and we will continue our growth in 2017. With a very strong team we will secure our position at the top level of law firms in Norway.
  • We strengthen our shipping and offshore team
    Monday, February 20, 2017
    The Norwegian national financial newspaper, Finansavisen, devoted a 2-page spread today to an article about Steenstrup Stordrange’s focus and achievement in further strengthening its Shipping and Offshore practice at a time when the industry in Norway is experiencing major financial and structural challenges, in particular the sectors affected by the dramatic fall in oil prices. We are proud to welcome three new partners, the latest in a series of successful lateral hires to the firm during the past two years. The newcomers are Oddbjørn Slinning, Marit Kirkhusmo and Robert Jensen.
  • We are pleased by the Recognition in financial newspaper Finansavisen’s annual attorney ranking
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    Last week Finansavisen published its annual attorney ranking. We are proud and pleased that our hard work, focus and investment in intellectual capital are reflected in the market's perception of us. In this year's ranking we have again climbed up in several categories.
  • Sverre S. Tysland new partner at Steenstrup Stordrange
    Thursday, January 5, 2017
    It is with great pleasure and pride we can announce that Sverre S. Tysland has joined us as a partner of Steenstrup Stordrange.
  • The PRIIPs Regulation facing a one year delay
    Monday, November 14, 2016
    The European Commission announced 9 November 2016 that it suggests extending the application date of the PRIIPs Regulation by one year, i.e. until 31 December 2017.
  • Get to know the new chairman of The Norwegian Bar Association
    Friday, June 24, 2016
    - I feel it is important that The Norwegian Bar Association (Advokatforeningen) take part in the public policy debate. Any attempt to deprive the Bar of this important task must be vigorously fought, says Jens Johan Hjort, newly elected chairman of the Bar Association and partner in Steenstrup Stordrange In an extended portrait interview in the latest edition of Advokatbladet, you get the opportunity to become better acquainted with the man who was formerly mayor of Tromsø, and who has 4996 friends on Facebook.
  • Recognition in international ranking
    Wednesday, April 20, 2016
    Legal 500 recently published the 2016 rankings. We are pleased to announce that 24 of our colleagues are ranked among Norway's top leading lawyers.
  • Steenstrup Stordrange advises Helaba on financing of Norwegian retail park Stoa Vest
    Friday, April 15, 2016
    German bank Helaba (Landesbank Hessen- Thüringen) has financed the acquisition of Norwegian retail park Stoa Vest by Tristan Capital Partners.
  • Steenstrup Stordrange strengthens its position
    Wednesday, April 13, 2016
    The Norwegian Financial newspaper Finansavisen devotes a two-page spread in today's edition to our recent development. We have recruited some high-profile new partners in recent months, and there are more to come...
  • SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE NORWEGIAN COMPETITION ACT
    Monday, April 11, 2016
    In December last year the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries put forward a draft bill containing proposals for significant reform of the Norwegian Competition Act. The bill has now passed its second reading in Parliament and includes:
  • Steenstrup Stordrange's lawyers are active in the Supreme Court of Norway
    Thursday, March 10, 2016
    In recent years Steenstrup Stordrange has distinguished itself as one of the leading law firms in civil litigation in Norway. During the past year, Steenstrup Stordrange’s lawyers have litigated six major civil cases in the Supreme Court. In the Supreme Court’s annual report for 2015, 14 cases of principal importance are highlighted, three of which were litigated by our lawyers. This means that our firm is one of the nation’s most active in civil litigation in the Supreme Court.
  • The price of M&A insurance is decreasing – insurance becoming relevant for smaller transactions
    Thursday, March 3, 2016
    An M & A insurance is an insurance which covers a seller’s liability for unknown breaches of warranties given in a share purchase agreement. Over the recent years, transaction insurances have become increasingly common in transactions of a certain size.
  • Two new partners
    Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    It is our pleasure to announce that Jens Aas and Per Ragnar Bronken have been admitted as new partners in Steenstrup Stordrange. This new addition to our team will further strengthen our position in the areas of commercial property, tax, and employment and pension law.
  • Our lawyers
    Monday, December 21, 2015
    Our lawyers work hard to protect and augment our customers’ values. Our lawyers know their way around a courtroom; they are also highly competent in commercial matters. The combination of these skills allows them to practice law effectively based on a customer's needs and the specific situation at hand. They act as proactive advisors who strive to solve conflicts, before the case ends in court, and they speak a language our customers understand.
  • New partners
    Wednesday, November 25, 2015
    We are delighted to announce that Lars Berge Andersen and Jens Johan Hjort have been admitted as new partners in Steenstrup Stordrange. Lars Berge Andersen is currently Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel in MHWirth, a global company in the Aker Group. Jens Johan Hjort has been the Mayor of Tromsø for the last four years.
  • New Managing Partner
    Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    Steenstrup Stordrange are delighted to announce the appointment of Ernst Ravnaas as Managing Partner. Ravnaas will carry out this role while continuing with client work.Ravnaas has through 30 years worked with tax issues, in particular in relation to group company structuring, international structuring and purchase and sale of businesses. He has also extensive experience as adviser for the large business organizations in fiscal policy questions.

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