Media

Schjødt has a long-standing tradition in advising and representing Norway's largest media organizations in matters involving freedom of expression, defamation, privacy rights and data protection, licensing, broadcasting and prior restraints, as well as in relation to freedom of information requests.

As one of Norway's leading media law practices, we have an unparalleled understanding of the media sector. We act for a wide range of clients, including leading newspapers, magazines, publishers, film companies, TV and radio broadcasters, new media agencies and private individuals. We represent clients in matters involving freedom of expression, defamation, privacy rights and data protection, licensing, broadcasting & prior restraints, as well as on public relations and distribution of digital content. Over the years, our attorneys have argued a range of high-profile media law cases before the Supreme Court. Our practice also includes advising corporations on media law transactions, including the purchase, sale and use of media rights, licensing, regulatory issues, licensing, regulatory issues, information, reporting bans and data publishing.

The practice group consists of highly specialized and experienced attorneys, and is ranked as one of Norway's leading media law groups, with particular expertise in freedom of expression and privacy matters.

  • General advisory practice
  • Day-to-day assistance relating to media contracts, and media events
  • Purchase and sale and use of media rights
  • Negotiations
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Litigation before all courts
  • Courses/Seminars/Lectures/Speeches

Primary contacts

Kaare M. Risung
Ole G. Klevan

Lawyers

Dag Sigvart Kaada
Halvard Helle
Halvor Manshaus
Kaare M. Risung
Ole G. Klevan
Sigurd Holter Torp
Vidar Strømme
Anne-Marit Wang Sandvik
Tone Solbakk
Øivind K. Foss