Christian Kjellby Nesset

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Christian Nesset heads the insurance section of the dispute resolution and regulatory practice.

He is a seasoned litigator with many years' experience of resolving disputes in the Norwegian courts and in arbitration. Christian is working within the field of insurance law and tort, contract law, insurance regulatory issues and project management. He advices insurers on complex claims often of high value. He regularly advises in relation to professional liability, D&O, product liability, M&A-insurance, transport, marine and business interruption claims. He advices Norwegian and international companies with contract drafting, negotiations and ensuring contractual obligations are fulfilled as planned.

He litigates regularly before Norwegian courts. Before joining SANDS, Christian worked in another international lawfirm, and as Head of Claims with one of Norways largest insurers.

2015 - today

SANDS Advokatfirma DA

Partner
2007 - 2015

Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA

Lead Lawyer and board member
2003 - 2007

KLP - Kommunal Landspensjonskasse

Head of claims
2013

University of Oslo

Examiner and supervisor
2013

University of Bergen

Examiner and supervisor
2007

NHH - Norwegian School of Economics

MBA
2003

University of Bergen

Cand. jur.

Mondaq

The EFTA Court To Consider Jurisdictional Issue In Relation To Cross-Border Recourse Claims Between Insurance Companies

Mondaq

The EFTA Court's Judgment Of 20th July 2017 In Case E-11/16 Mobil Betriebskrankenkasse v Tryg Forsikring Means A Change Of Practice For Norwegian Insurance Companies
2017

Nordisk Forsikringstidskrift

Change of practice for insurers after new EFTA judgement?
• https://nft.nu/sv/change-practice-insurers-after-new-efta-judgement
2020

Legal 500

«Christian Kjellby Nesset, who ‘understands the technical issues’, heads the ‘highly professional’ department at SANDS»

Finansavisens advokatundersøkelse

Nesset has for years been ranked as on of Norways best lawyers in the category "Up and Coming"