Tage Brigt A. Skoghøy is a litigator admitted to the Supreme Court, ranked among Norway’s leading lawyers for Dispute Resolution.

Tage is one of our litigation and arbitration specialists, and handles contractual and damages disputes within a number of fields of law and industries. He has considerable expertise pleading before the Norwegian ordinary courts, including the Supreme Court, arbitration panels and the Market Council. Tage’s expertise includes also negotiation, court-sponsored mediation, temporary injunctions and enforcement proceedings.

Besides regularly assisting clients within transport and logistics, aviation and real estate/construction, Tage’s matters litigated before the Supreme Court is quite illustrating for his broad expertise:

  1. A commission claim-dispute within the shipping industry, clarifying the threshold for establishing a binding contract (2017),
  2. An IPR-dispute within the film industry, clarifying the requirement of originality in the Copyright Act and the transfer of IP rights from employees to employers (2017),
  3. A damages dispute within the shipping industry, concerning a seller’s right of stoppage in transit and clarifying the carrier’s liability for delivery of goods to the buyer in breach of the seller’s instructions to hold (2019), and
  4. A dispute within the aviation industry, clarifying the deadlines for filing compensation claims due to flight delays (2020).

Both national and international lawyer guides rank Tage among Norway’s «top ranked lawyers» (Chambers and Partners), «Next Generation Partners» (Legal500) and «Up-and-Coming» (Finansavisen) for Dispute Resolution. He is a litigation lecturer and coach for associates engaged by Juristenes Utdanningssenter, has on several occasions been a litigation/arbitration coach by the Master of Maritime Law-program at UIO, and participates in the Scandinavian arbitration society, i.a. he was the Norwegian panellist on the subject «mandatory mediation» at the Nordic Arbitration Day in Stockholm in 2019.



2019 - (today) Associate Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2015 - 2018 Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2012 - 2015 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2009 - 2012 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS


2019 Admitted to the Supreme Court
2009 Master of Law, University of Oslo


2018 - (today) Litigation coach for associates, Juristenes Utdanningssenter
2014 - (today) Recruiting team, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2016 - 2017 Litigation/arbitration coach in the Master of Maritime Law program, University of Oslo
2015 - 2019 Board member (staff representative), Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2011 - 2012 Internal auditor, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2011 - 2012 Responsible for procedural law qualifications, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS


The Legal 500: International arbitration country comparative guide Skoghøy, Reusch og Haukaas, Legal 500, 2019
Enforcement of foreign judgments Skoghøy og Haukaas, Mondaq, 2019
The "Il Tempo Gigante"-dispute: A warning to developers Skoghøy, Dagens Næringsliv, 2019
Enforcement of foreign judgments ICLG.com, 2018
A structured guide to arbitration in Norway Skoghøy og Haukaas, Lexology, 2016 - 2019
Bunker oil pollution - Liability, limitation fund and choice of law Skoghøy, MarIus no. 396, 2011
Buyers without legal rights Skoghøy og Gjeldsnes, Aftenposten, 2011
The Public Competition Enforcement Review Skoghøy og Ellingsen, Third Edition, 2011

High problem-solving skills and strong communication.

- Chambers and Partners

His ability to see the legal issues quickly and put forward a good strategy on how to proceed with the case and put our arguments before the courts.

- Chambers and Partners

He is efficient and highly skilled, gives excellent and usable strategic advice that we can trust, and regularly delivers on time.

- Chambers and Partners

He is service-minded and to the point, and we appreciate both the quality of his legal advice as well as his litigation skills.

- Chambers and Partners