Per M. Ristvedt

Per M. Ristvedt

Partner

Head of Dispute Resolution

Per M. Ristvedt is a partner at Schjødt's Oslo office. He was admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court in 2002. His main fields of practice are contracts and property law, negotiations and litigation/arbitration. Per is a leading specialist in the field of dispute resolution.  He has extensive experience with disputes relating to company law, buy-outs and M&A, stock exchange and securities legislation, contracts, real estate, professional liability (including board member liability) and insurance as well as maritime law and offshore matters. Per has considerable international experience from numerous countries, including three years in Japan, where he also was the Norwegian Consul General for West-Japan and two years in Singapore. Per also has extensive experience as a board member, both in Norwegian companies and companies in other countries.

Per M. Ristvedt is the author of numerous legal books and articles. He is also a much sought after speaker for both lawyers and clients/companies. Prior to joining Schjødt, Per was a partner in Wikborg Rein, where he was the Managing Partner for eight years and also headed their Singapore office for a period. Per completed his cand. jur. in 1991 and was also an Assistant Researcher and Lecturer at the law school in Oslo. He has subsequently studied abroad, inter alia at Harvard Law School, Harvard Business School and Wharton University of Pennsylvania.

KEY EXPERIENCE

  • Extensive experience from litigation, particularly within the areas of company law, buy-outs and M&A, stock exchange and securities legislation, real estate, contract law as well as shipping & offshore
  • Considerable experience with arbitration matters
  • Extensive negotiation experience from several countries in Europe and Asia, as well as USA
  • Considerable experience with different types of contracts
  • Extensive experience as board member and chairman of the board

PUBLICATIONS

  • Information liability judgments III and IV – further development and clarification of the legal situation, Norwegian Law Review 2017
  • Access to Evidence in Arbitration, Norwegian Business Law Review 2015
  • Judgment No. 2 on Information Liability - clarification and cementation of the legal situation, Norwegian Law Review 2015
  • Provocations, requests for access to and duty to disclose evidence; the Dispute Act's modified "discovery", Norwegian Business Law Review 2015
  • When does an arbitrator become disqualified for commercial reasons? Contribution in the book "The Agreed Process - Arbitration in Practice", University Press 2015
  • Introduction to Practical Civil Dispute Resolution in Commercial Matters, Gyldendal Academic 2014
  • "What characterizes Lawyers that are great Negotiators?", Norwegian Law Review 2014
  • "The importance of event close evidence in the assessment of evidence of civil cases", Norwegian Business Law Review 2013
  • "The Lawyer in court-assisted Mediation", Cappelen Damm Akademisk 2013
  • "Renegotiating of Contracts", Norwegian Business Law Review 2012
  • "The Information liability judgement - a new legal situation for insurance companies claims", Norwegian Law Review 2008
  • "The Civil Dispute Act from the Lawyers Perspective", Norwegian Business Law Review 2008
  • "Alternative Dispute Resolution", Cappelen Akademisk Forlag 2008
  • "The ambition level and its importance in Negotiations", Norwegian Business Law Review 2006
  • "The Arbitration Act and Business disputes", Norwegian Business Law Review 2005
  • "The Lawyer as a Negotiator in Civil Disputes and Commercial Matters", Cappelen Akademisk Forlag 2003
  • "The consequences of the Norwegian Supreme Court's first decision regarding the Sale of Property Act, section 3-9", Norwegian Law Review 2003
  • "Security of costs in civil cases", Norwegian Law Review, 1997
  • "The validity of settlement agreements", Norwegian Business Law Review 1996
  • "Transferal of vessels to the Norwegian International Ship Register", MarIus 1991

Info

Email:
pmr@schjodt.no
M:
+47 950 21 119
T:
+47 23 01 15 78
Office:
Oslo
Language:
English

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Education

Cand.jur., University of Oslo, 1991