Svein-Dag Karlstad

Svein-Dag Karlstad

Partner, Bergen Download CV Download vCard

Svein-Dag is a member of Schjødt's construction law group, and specialises in all aspects of construction law. His practice includes both advisory work as well as a substantive amount of litigation. He frequently appears before both the regular courts, including the Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court, and in arbitration. Svein-Dag is admitted to appear before the Supreme Court, before which he has argued several cases.

His main clients are national and local constructors, but he has also acted on behalf of several municipalities in complex construction disputes. Svein-Dag has particular experience related to the construction of buildings, roads and tunnels, as well as incineration plants and power plants.

Svein-Dag is a member of "Byggebransjens Faglig Juridiske Råd" (BFJR).

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About Svein-Dag


  • County administrator Field of responsibility: Real Estate.
  • Partner in charge Acted on behalf of Skanska Norge AS before the Supreme Court in a case concerning the interpretation of the leading Norwegian standard contract for building works.


  • 1982

    Cand. jur. University of Bergen