Haavind top ranked in Legal 500

With 10 practice areas placed in tier 1, Haavind consolidates its position as one of Norway’s top law firms in the Legal 500 guide for 2024.


Over several years, Haavind has significantly strengthened its position in international rankings. The firm was recently ranked among Norway’s top 5 in the Chambers Europe guide, with six practice areas in band 1.

This year’s Legal 500 guide confirms this picture: Haavind is ranked in tier 1 in all the sectors the firm is dedicated to – real estate, technology, aquaculture, offshore/industrial, renewables and construction.  In addition, the areas of disputes, employment law, IP and procurement are well placed in tier 1.

– We are very pleased to once again be recognized as one of Norway’s leading law firms. The ranking by both Legal 500 and Chambers is the result of dedicated work to deliver very high quality in all aspects of our work. We greatly appreciate all the positive feedback from our clients, says Preben Brecke, Managing Partner at Haavind.

In addition to strong results at a firm level, Haavind has a total of 32 individually ranked lawyers. New to the list this year are Anne Hesjedal Sending and Kari Sigurdsen (dispute resolution), Bård Sandstad (corporate M&A) and Sofie Komissar (construction).

Read more about the rankings for Haavind in this year’s Legal 500 guide

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