Johnny Johansen is Chair of the Board. He specialises in arbitration and litigation, with a particular focus on construction and infrastructure. He regularly acts as arbitrator in international and domestic contract disputes and is admitted to appear before the Supreme Court.
Johnny focuses particularly on issues relating to contract law, large construction and infrastructure projects on land and offshore, as well as aquaculture and energy development.
Acting as a trusted advisor, Johnny supports clients through all phases of a case – from the contract agreement, through the development and final settlement thereafter. In recent years, Johnny has been a project manager for several of Haavind’s largest cases.
Johnny is ranked as a leading expert in dispute resolution (Band 2) and construction (Band 1) by Chambers & Partners (2021). The Legal 500 has highlighted him as a “leading individual” within dispute resolution and member of “Hall of fame” within Construction (2021). In the last years, Johnny is ranked as the country’s No. 1 lawyer in construction law in the financial daily Finansavisen’s annual lawyer survey.
Johnny Johansen is a member of the Norwegian Bar Association’s professional committee for contract law, is the author of several legal books and professional articles, and is regularly used as a lecturer.