Construction

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Do you have questions related to construction? Contact us to hear more about your options.

Schjødt has one of Norway's leading teams within the construction law field, holding top-ranked experience and competence in onshore and offshore construction contracts and development. Our clients include most of the major construction companies.

Working together with colleagues specialised in real estate, finance, energy, public procurement and other relevant areas, we provide interdisciplinary advice to constructors, architects, consultants and owners in all stages of the construction process. Our construction lawyers are part of Schjødt's strong tradition within dispute resolution and litigate a significant number of construction disputes before arbitration tribunals and the ordinary courts, including ground-breaking Supreme Court cases. We also have a significant advisory role for many clients, including transaction assignments in cooperation with our M&A practice.

Our services include:

  • Advice on choice of contract models (EPC, turn-key, etc.)

  • Petitions and other necessary contact with public building authorities

  • Procurement rules, including public procurement

  • Drafting of contracts

  • Quality assurance and risk assessment of tenders, contract drafts etc.

  • Joint ventures and consortiums

  • PPI and PFI-projects, including financial aspects

  • Contract negotiations

  • Contractual supervision, risk assessment and follow-up on ongoing projects

  • Assistance in final settlement discussions

  • Dispute resolution (settlement negotiations, out-of-court brokering, arbitration and litigation)

  • Seminars on Norwegian and international standard form contracts, owner and HSE regulations, planning and building law, public-private partnership, etc.