Frank Almås specialises in construction, contract law and dispute resolution.

He has extensive experience advising builders, contractors, architects, advisors, and suppliers. He assists in all matters related to contract signing/negotiations, contract follow-up and dispute resolution.

Frank regularly litigates before the courts and has an approved trial case before the Supreme Court. He has furthermore handled a large number of disputes that have been resolved through judicial mediation or out-of-court proceedings. He has been responsible for several large legal assignments and is experienced in organising and managing teamwork.

In addition to professional expertise, Frank has gained in-depth industry knowledge and a thorough understanding of the challenges that may arise in construction projects through his long-term legal advice to the construction industry.

Frank regularly gives lectures and holds courses within construction and contract law.


Work Experience

2022 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2014 - 2022 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2012 - 2014 Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2004 - 2012 Associate, lawyer, senior lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS
2003 - 2004 Deputy Judge, Larvik District Court
2000 - 2003 Senior Executive Offier, the Ministry of Finance, the Tax Law Department
1999 - 2000 Civilian legal practitioner, Headquarters Defense Command Norway, Legal department


1994 - 1999 Master of law, University of Tromsø
2001 - 2002 Graduation in business economy, BI Norwegian Business School