Thomas Nordby

Thomas Nordby

Partner, Oslo Download CV Download vCard

Co-head of Industry department

Thomas primarily works with dispute resolution whithin a wide range of civil cases before the courts, including the Supreme Court, arbitration, negotiations and mediation. He is specialised within competition law, public procurement, energy law and holds wide experience with public regulations. He was Managing Partner in one of the largest law firms in Norway for four years and is an experienced negotiator and team leader.

Thomas has experience from the Norwegian Attorney General and is admitted to the Supreme Court. He has also litigated several cases before the EU- and EFTA court.

Thomas is a member of IBA Litigation Committee and is engaged in international dispute resolution. He is also a board member of The Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Institute of the Oslo Chamber of Commerce (OCC). Thomas is also leading the Commercial Arbitration JUC network and is a member of The Danish Arbitration Association.

Thomas works with compliance and scrutiny within his fields of expertise.

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Thomas Nordby sees things in a broader context, which is very helpful for us.” Chambers and Partners

About Thomas


  • Admitted to the Supreme Court.
  • Lawyer in the Norwegian Attorney General.
  • Officer The Norwegian Air Force, 1991


  • 2021

    Recommended - Legal 500

  • 2020

    Recommended - Legal 500


  • 2015

    The Arbitrator Education, Danish institute of Arbitration and ICC, Paris

  • 1996

    Cand. jur., University of Oslo


  • 2014

    The EEA and the EFTA Court, Hart Publishing

  • 2013

    Public procurement, Fagbokforlaget

  • 2008

    EEA state aid, Fagbokforlaget