Ratings and acknowledgements

We are proud to be recognised as one of Norway’s leading law firms by acknowledged rating agencies. The ratings are based on interviews and research with clients.   

SANDS is highly ranked in the prestigious Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, both as a firm and numerous of our lawyers are also individually ranked.

Chambers 2020

In Chambers Europe 2020, SANDS is ranked amongst Norway’s top law firms in ten categories. Read more here.

Legal 500

In Legal 500, we are ranked as one of Norway’s leading law firms in 17 of 18 categories. Read more here. 

Finansavisens rating of law firms, 2020

The daily financial newspaper, Finansavisen, issues an annual rating of Norwegian law firms. Our Shipping and Offshore team, headed by Oddbjørn Slinning, Lars Berge Andersen and Marit E. Kirkhusmo, is ranked at the very top.

Other acknowledgements

SANDS was nominated both in 2018 and 2019 for the prestigious award “Law Firm of the year: The Nordics”. The award is presented by the UK's leading legal journal and industry website; The Lawyer.

We received the award for "Achievement of the Year" in Finansavisen's lawyer ranking in 2018.

SANDS is among the most sought-after law firms for law students, according to the two leading international rankings, Universum and Prospera.