Key Facts

Schjødt is a leading Norwegian full service business law firm with a team of 150 lawyers in four cities. We tailor our legal advice to our clients’ professional and geographical business objectives and needs.

  • We have a long and proud tradition as an important player in Norway’s most recognised transactions, disputes and legal developments.
  • For eight consecutive years, Schjødt has been at the top of the transaction league tables, including 2017 during which we had the highest total deal value in Norway. (Source: Mergermarket)
  • In 2017, Mergermarket awarded Schjødt the prestigious “Norway M&A Legal Adviser of the Year”.
  • Schjødt has acted as legal counsel in a large number of IPOs in Norway the past few years with a substantial presence in international IPOs and more than 50 successful IPOs completed since 2006.
  • Schjødt has an unparalleled track record in the courts and in arbitration. Eighteen of our lawyers are Supreme Court litigators, and we have represented clients in 20 Supreme Court disputes over the last two years.
  • We have eight lawyers with a Ph.D. and more than 50 % of our lawyers have international education and/or experience.
  • Our practice is to a large extent international and through clients that are leading global industrial and financial players, we have privileged experience from working with the world's leaders in their fields.
  • Our lawyers have published several books and publications, that are recognized as leading legal sources within different disciplines.
  • Schjødt has established relationships with top tier firms in Scandinavia, Europe and beyond. Schjødt is also a member of the World Law Group.
  • The only top tier Norwegian law firm with offices in the petroleum hub, Stavanger.