Christian Reusch is specialised in Dispute Resolution.

Christian has been a leading lawyer with the Office of the Attorney General, having had professional and personnel responsibility from 2008. He had the professional responsibility for civil procedures, the laws relating to compulsory acquisition, pollution/environment, law of torts, constitutional law and human rights.

Christian has wide experience from proceeding before the district courts, courts of appeal and the Supreme Court. He has proceeded approximately 25 appeals before the Supreme Court (in panels, the Grand Chamber or plenary sessions) as legal counsel or as legal assistant.

He has been agent for the European Court of Human Rights and proceeded in the Grand Chamber in the European Court of Human Rights in January 2016 in a case versus Norway (app.nos. 24130/11 and 29758/11), where Norway won the case.

Christian Reusch is an excellent public law lawyer, and a terrific litigator. Very likeable and smart.

- Legal 500
CV

Experience

2017 - (t.d.) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
1999 - 2017 Senior Associate, Office of the Attorney General
2011 - 2013 Specialist director, Office of the Prime Minister
1999 - 2001 Secretary for the Dispute Act Committee (an expert, law committee)
1997 - 1999 Legal investigator, The Supreme Court
1995 - 1997 Dispute judge, Sandefjord City Court (now District Court)

Education

2003 Admitted to The Supreme Court
1995 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo
1991 Officers' training school for infantry regiment, South Norway

Appointments

2019 - (t.d.) Chairman of the Norwegian Bar Association's Law Committee on Civil Procedure and Arbitration
2019 - (t.d.) Chariman of the board Den Norske Turistforening and DNT Oslo og Akershus [the National Tourist Association and the local association for Oslo and Akershus]
2017 - 2019 Leader of law committee to prepare new legislation on national archives etc (appointed by the government)
2016 Member of the Lysne II Committee reviewing the Digital Boundary Defence
2015 - (t.d.) Member of the Reference Group for The Dispute Resolution Forum at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

Publications

Ærede rett! Crash course in conduct of a case Nisja, Reusch, Shetelig, Universitetsforlaget, 2019
Retten er satt [Court is in session] (guidelines/introduction in practical court proceedings) medforfatter, 2019
Co-writer of Tvisteloven – kommentarutgave [Commentaries to the Dispute Act) medforfatter
Tvisteloven on Gyldendal Rettsdata (former. Karnov/Norsk lovkommentar) delansvarlig
You must spend time on saving more time later! How to manage civil action included in Rettsavklaring og rettsutvikling [Clarification and development of the law] Festschrift to Tore Schei, 2016
How to become a good trial lawyer (barrister) Jussens Venner, 01‐02/2015
Book review of Anne Robbesrstad: Sivilprosess [Civil procedures] Tidsskrift for Rettsvitenskap, 01/2010
Guidelines to the Act on Natural Areas in Oslo and surrounding Bugge, Reusch, Oslo og Omland friluftsråd, 2010
Review of administrative decisions by a court of law – new clarifications Nisja, Reusch, Jussens Venner, 04/2009
Book review of Jens Edvin A. Skoghøy: Nytt i ny tvistelov [What is new in the new Dispute Act?] Tidsskrift for Rettsvitenskap, 03/2008
Forliksrådet (The Conciliation Board) medforfatter, 2. utg. 2008
Book review of Eric Byland – Muntlighetsprincipen – En rättsvetenskaplig studie av processuella handläggingsformer i svensk rätt [Principle of orality – A legal study of types of hearings in Swedish law] Tidsskrift for Rettsvitenskap, 04/2007
Legal points of view and practice of the State in nature conservation issues Lov og Rett, 08-09/2006
Two Supreme Court rulings relating to the Creditors Security Act Section 5-9 – some observations included in Ånd og rett [Spirit and law] Festskrift til Birger Stuevold Lassen, 1997
Who is responsible after the accidents in the mountains Frisak, Reusch, Vandrer med verdenskart [Hiker with a map of the world] – festschrift to Øystein Dahle