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Ingvild Vartdal
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Ingvild Vartdal

Lawyer

Ingvild is deeply engaged in local industry and commerce and is an active and dedicated advisor for her clients in processes connected with for example  transactions, merges and demerges, capitalization and the establishment of strategic alliances. 

Ingvild has a respectable competence with corporate tax and international tax law and regularly assists in connection with tax optimization. She also has thourough experience from advising in connection with shipping taxation. In addition to this, she often assists with structuring of ownership in family businesses. 

Ingvild has great experience as an advisor that combines her legal competence with an extensive commercial approach in addition to creative solutions. Ingvild has many years of experience with demanding proceedings. With Ingvild on their team our clients get a decisive and honest advisor that dares to stand by the client. 

Ingvild rapidly uncovers both the legal and commercial aspects of the problem to be addressed and works to achieve the best legal and commercial solutions.

Ingvild also has a considerable amount of board positions, and knows the commercial life in the region well. She has extensive experience in business management, both in private and public companies. 

Previously, Ingvild has worked as a lawyer and partner in Schjødt AS in Ålesund. Before this, she was a lawyer at KPMG Law, after a few years as a legal advisor at the tax office in Bærum. She has also been a member of the law committee for tax law where she contributed in connection with law reviews. Ingvild attended the University of Oslo. 

T: +47 97 19 18 12

E: ingvild.vartdal@adviso.no

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Kristin Fjellby Grung
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Kristin Fjellby Grung

Lawyer

Kristin has a broad and comprehensive experience with business Law counselling.

Furthermore, Kristin has a well renowned, specialized competence on labour legislation. This has given her recognition in international lawyer rankings and she is often present in national networks of professionals in this specialized field.

She gives accurate advice to Boards, managements and HR - directors for a broad specter of clients in all types of businesses, including many of the regions largest employers, in addition to foreign clients. 

For Kristin, strategic aspects are important and she uses this principle when working with her clients to ensure that operational and human factors are integrated in the legal counseling.

Kristin has prominent experience with negotiating and solwing individual conflicts in working life.

Also, Kristin has outstanding experience with conflict negotiations, proceedings and procedures for court.

Counseling when it comes to GDPR and immaterial property rights are also a part of Kristin's daily activities. 

Kristin knows the business market in the region very well and has comprehensive experience with performance management, including Board positions.

Kristin worked as a lawyer for Schjødt AS in Ålesund from 2000 until 2013. Before this, she was an assistant lawyer with the council solicitor in Ålesund. She educated at the University of Bergen and Spring Hill College in Alabama, USA. 

T: +47 41 65 59 16

E: kristin.grung@adviso.no

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Ole-Reinhart Notø
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Ole-Reinhart Notø

Lawyer

Ole-Reinhart Notø has a broad and comprehensive experience with business law counseling, assisting both private and listed companies. He acts as both a legal advisor and strategic collaborator for boards and top managements. 

Ole-Reinhart is specialized in company and contract law and assists on all levels of investment- and transactions processes, from planning and structuring, through negotiations and contract preparations, until implementations and subsequent restructuring.

He puts together the most competent teams and assists with shaping relevant contracts, such as Non Disclosure Agreements, Letters Of Intent, Share Purchase Agreements, Business Transfer Agreements and Shareholder Agreements.

Ole-Reinhart also holds an MBA and combines his legal counselling with commercial and economical competence and understanding. He is determined, direct, engaged and goal-oriented in his advising. He focuses on securing long-term profitability with his advice, through contracting and resourceful investments, in addition to avoiding or minimizing conflicts, reputational and financial loss.

Ole-Reinhart has extensive experience with financial restructuring. Furthermore, he has pronouned experience with dispute resolution and with negotiations and Court proceedings.

Ole-Reinhart is genuinely interested in the commercial market in the region, and has a number of board positions, also as chairman. Because of this, he has wide knowledge in a broad specter of businesses and is a strong contributor also in strategical and ownership processes. Ole-Reinhart has worked as a business lawyer in Ålesund for more than 25 years, hereunder for 11 years as a partner in Schjødt AS in Ålesund. He has attended the University of Oslo and the Commercial College of BI. 

T: +47 97 06 10 44

E: ole-reinhart.noto@adviso.no

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Runar Nordby Johnsen
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Runar Nordby Johnsen

Lawyer

Runar has extensive experience with different aspects of business law, including contractual issues.

Runar is specialized in corporate and contract law, and assists clients with corporate changes and restructuring. He also has thorough experience with transactions, including contractual negotiations and due-diligence. He also works with real estate, hereunder transactions as well as rental contracts and issues related to public authorities. Runar has license to act as a real estate agent.

Runar has broad experience with corporate taxation, including issues related to transfer pricing.

Moreover, Runar also has a Master in Accounting and Auditing in addition to his legal education. Because of this, he has great understanding of the different economical aspects of clients, including questions related to accounting and valuation. He works closely with local auditors related to corporate restructuring, and related tax issues.

Before Runar came to ADVISO, he worked at Deloitte law firm in Bergen for 5 years. He has attended the University of Bergen, and Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.

Martin Olsen Høye
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Martin Olsen Høye

Lawyer

Martin has a wide expertise within corporate and contract law, where he advises clients on a regular basis.

His main areas of practice relate to mergers and acquisitions, where he advises clients on sale and purchase of companies and business, preparation of contractual documents and due diligence on behalf of both buy- and sell-side. Martin also works with real estate, in particular real estate transactions.

Martin has also wide expertise with assisting companies in restructuring, mergers, demergers, private placement and conversion. Additionally, he has broad experience with issues relating to bankruptcy.

Availability, capacity and great understanding of the clients business are among Martins characteristics as an advisor. 

For a number of semesters, Martin has held course of lectures at NHH Executive on subjects such as contract law and the law of sales of goods. He has also lectured in other internal and external seminars on the subject of corporate and contract Law.

During several semesters, Martin has been a lecturer at NHH Executive on subjects such as contract law and the law of sales of goods. He has also lectured in other internal and external seminars on the subject of contract law. Martin attended the University of Bergen and has earlier worked as a lawyer/manager in Deloitte, for 6 years. 

T: +47 91 73 24 22

E: martin.hoye@adviso.no

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Øystein Vartdal Riise
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Øystein Vartdal Riise

Lawyer

Øystein Vartdal Riise is a specialist within dispute resolution, contract law and employment legislation.

Øystein gives advise in connection with potential conflicts and frequently conducts cases before the courts and arbitration. He has great experience with complex cases and broad trial experience.

Øystein's practice consists of dealing with conflicts within general business law, construction, fishing industry and marin culture. Moreover, he has conducted several cases with contract law, in relation to contracts with share purchases, corporate contracts and law of torts. With work experience from court, combined with great commercial insight, Øystein works to find the best solutions for our clients. 

In addition to dispute resolution, Øystein also gives advice especially in general contract law. He also has experience with assistance connected to purchase and sale of businesses, including due diligence-processes.

Øystein finished his studies at the University of Oslo in 2010, from where he is specialized within corporate law, employment legislation and warranty law. 

Previously, Øystein worked as an associate in Thommessen in Oslo and as a deputy judge in the District Court in Sør-Trøndelag and Oslo District Court. 

Birgitte Søvre Vaagen
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Birgitte Søvre Vaagen

Lawyer

Birgitte works mainly with employment law and has special experience with negotiations and solving individual conflicts in working life as well as reorganizations and downsizing processes.

She also has experience on the matters of business transfer, privacy and data protection law, immaterial values and rights. 

Furthermore, Birgitte assists with preparing contracts of employment and final settlements, and with terminations, dismissals and suspension. 

Birgitte also frequently conducts cases for the Courts. Furthermore, Birgitte assists with transaction processes and with drafting relevant contracts in this matter. 

She also has experience with tax law and general contract law.

Birgitte attended the University of Bergen and has worked for ADVISO since she completed her studies in 2014. During her studies she specialized within tax- and corporate law. 

Maria Berdal Wiik
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Maria Berdal Wiik

Office Manager ( maternity leave )

Maria has a broad work experience. She has, for example, been working as an accountant. She has great insight to processes in business, this includes all sides of office administration. 

T: +47 99 26 40 63

E: maria.wiik@adviso.no

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Thomas Albertsen
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Thomas Albertsen

Lawyer

Thomas Albertsen has a broad experience within the fields of contracting law and public procurement. Thomas has evident experience from greater public and private development projects, where he has assisted both contracting entities and entrepreneurs/vendors. 

Through his assistance to public buyers, he has developed a special competence with contract law and the regulations of public procurements. Thomas can assist you on all phases of a building project, from preparations of tender documentation and contracts, public notice, negotiations, evaluations of offers and awards, handling of complaints, to a follow-up in the construction period. 

Additionally, Thomas has a noticeable experience with Court proceedings. He has, for example, ushered a number of interim court orders. He also assists in cases that are being handled by the Norwegian Complaints Board for Public Procurement (KOFA). 

Thomas's experience with projects from start til finish, makes him very conscious with regard to the typical pitfalls in the phases before the contract is signed. Because of this, he is often used as an advisor on an early stage, to ensure quality of the foundation, and to prevent conflicts. 

Earlier, Thomas worked as a lawyer in Arntzen de Besche in Trondheim for more than 7 years. He attended the University of Oslo.  

T: +47 99 70 15 99

E: thomas.albertsen@adviso.no

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