Vidar Strømme

Vidar Strømme

Partner, Oslo Download CV Download vCard

With a varied background, Vidar is believed to be one of the few successful generalists in the big law firms. Vidar has been admitted to the Supreme Court for almost 30 years. Even if he has dealt with a variety of cases, his main interests are in, the still varied, fields of freedom of expression, oil and gas, fisheries and contract disputes.

The recipe for a successful Court Case is mainly structure, provided by the law. And then finding the facts, which you have to check for yourself.

Practice areas

deep theoretical understanding Chambers and Partners Global and Europe

About Vidar


  • Lawyer with more than 20 cases for the supreme court, 2 of them plenary cases
  • Former Attorney General, civil affairs
  • Former Assistant Judge
  • Former District Attorney
  • Former Banking Lawyer


  • 2021

    Recommended and Other key lawyer - Legal 500

  • 2020

    Recommended - Legal 500

  • 2020

    Leading Individual - Chambers and Partners Global and Europe

  • 2018

    Legal 500, "Vidar Strømme is a key name for oil and gas litigation".

  • 2018

    Chambers, "Vidar Strømme has a broad practice, acting on commercial and civil disputes. He also receives particular recognition for defamation cases."


  • 2008

    Private pilot license, instrument rated

  • 2000

    Foundation level, astrophysics, University of Oslo

  • 1999

    Foundation level, philosophy, University of Oslo

  • 1983

    Cand. jur., University of Oslo


  • 2016

    Privatlivets Fred, in Rettsavklaring og rettsutvikling, festschrift to Supreme Court Justice Schei

  • 2016

    Kommentarutgave til Vær Varsom-plakaten, Helle, H. and Strømme V.

  • 2015

    Towards a Stronger Legal Profession in the Russian Federation, Shakirov,F., Pillay,R, and Strømme, V., (ICJ Report)

  • 2015

    Kildebeskyttelse i terrorens tid, Strømme, V.

  • 2002

    Paradigmeskifte i injurieretten, Schiøtz, C. and Strømme, V.


  • Represented ExxonMobil:in the biggest court case in Norway ever, "the Balder case"
  • Represented Edward Snowden: in extradition case
  • Represented real estate company Entra: in successful Court case on rekkefølgekrav
  • Represented Canica AS:in successful tax Court Case