Knud has extensive experience with dispute resolution concerning construction projects, as well as other commercial disputes, such as post-M&A disputes, company law disputes and negligence claims against boards of directors. He has argued a large number of court cases, and is admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway.
Knud has also acted as counsel in several national and international arbitration cases, and has argued cases under ICC, NOMA, UNCITRAL and SCC rules. He also sits as abitrator in both national and international arbitration cases.
He has in-depth knowledge of the Norwegian standard construction contracts, fabrication contracts and shipbuilding contracts. In addition, Knud has considerable experience with partnering contracts, target price contracts and other forms of joint ventures.
Knud emphasizes being available to his clients and following up all his cases closely. He provides clear and balanced advice, which is legally well founded and takes into account the client’s commercial interests.
He is regarded as a leading lawyer within construction law in Norway by both Chambers and Legal 500.
|2022||-||(today)||Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig|
|2017||-||2022||Partner, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS|
|2011||-||2016||Partner, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA|
|2008||-||2011||Senior associate, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA|
|2007||-||2008||Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Mageli ANS|
|2006||-||2007||Senior associate, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA|
|2005||-||2006||Law clerk, The Supreme court|
|1997||-||2005||Lawyer/junior associate, Advokatfirma Lindh Stabell Horten DA|
|2023||Diploma course in international arbitration for foreign arbitrators, Stockholm Arbitration Institute|
|1990||-||1996||Cand. Jur., University of Bergen|
|2023||-||(today)||Co-head of JUC's network for international arbitration|
|2017||-||2019||Board member, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS|
|2006||-||2018||Member of civil procedure commitee at Legal Education Center (JUS)|