Olav Johansen is specialised in real estate and construction law, and litigation and arbitration.

Olav has recently particularly been involved in litigation assignments relating to major real estate and construction projects, ongoing advisory services to contractors and construction clients in connection with the signature and performance of building and construction contracts and assistance in connection with final settlements.


Work experience

2011 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig
2007 - 2010 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig
2005 - 2007 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Enoksen, Sortland
2004 - 2005 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Amunsen & Hoaas AS, Tromsø
2002 - 2004 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Amundsen & Hoaas AS, Tromsø


2001 Cand. Jur., Universitetet of Tromsø
2000 Insurance law and Sea law, special subjects


Olav has been a member of a law committee set up by the Government of the Ministry of Justice and Emergency Management, which has evaluated the natural damage insurance scheme. The committee delivered its recommendation on February 6, 2019 – NOU 2019:4.