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Administrative Law

Simonsen Vogt Wiig assists both private businesses and public actors, such as the state, municipality in matters of administrative law.

Simonsen Vogt Wiig has several lawyers with a background from the Attorney General, civil affairs, and as municipal attorney.

We know administrative law, state and municipal law and the freedom of information act. This experience ensures our business clients solid assistance in meeting with the public in these types of matters, whether it is advice and guidance, negotiations, contract follow-up or process assignments.

We have in-depth knowledge of the rules of the public sector and know from the inside how the sector works. Our experience ensures that we know the needs of the state, municipalities and public-owned companies as clients.

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Christian has long and extensive experience in administrative law from the Attorney General, where he was employed for more than 18 years and from the office of the Prime Minister. His experience includes cases in most areas of administrative law, also concerning freedom of information.
Marianne has previously been the head municipal lawyer in the city of Tromsø and a member of the Norwegian law commission on the Public Administration Act. She assists several municipalities and publicly owned companies on administrative law cases, including litigation.
Bjarte has considerable experience in assisting public administration cases, both in the application and appeal stages and possible follow-up in the courts, including the Supreme Court. He has also held positions in the public sector.
Andreas has extensive experience in administrative law matters, and assists private companies in all form of contact with the authorities. Andreas also works with counseling for municipalities and public owned companies.
Arne has comprehensive experience in handling matters towards the public administration. He also assists several public clients. Arne frequently handles a number of administrative complaints within various industries, disputes connected to the validity of administrative decisions, as well as matters towards the civilian ombudsman.
Robin has extensive experience with administrative law issues in connection with his background from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, and later as a lawyer in two of the country's largest law firms.