Birkelund specializes in construction law, real estate and litigation.
Birkelund is Master graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University in Tromsø, with specialization in contract law and maritime law from Swansea University. He has also spent one year as deputy judge at Nord-Troms District Court. Birkelund’s practice focuses on construction law, real estate law and general litigation. He has experience representing and advising Norwegian and international clients on all steps of the construction process, ranging from choice of contract model, via contract drafting and negotiations, to final settlement and dispute resolution.