Per M. Ristvedt

Partner (Press contact)

Per M Ristvedt. Photo.
Per was admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court in 2002. His main fields of practice are contracts and property law, negotiations and litigation/arbitration. Per is a leading specialist in the field of dispute resolution and he is co-head of our Dispute Resolution department, with extensive experience with disputes relating to company law, buy-outs and M&A, stock exchange and securities legislation, contracts, real estate, professional liability (including board member liability) and insurance as well as maritime law and offshore matters.

Per has been a lawyer since he completed his law degree in 1991. He has also studied abroad (Harvard Law School etc.) and spent one year as a judge. Per has considerable international experience from working in numerous countries. He also has extensive experience as a board member, both in Norway and in other countries.

Per is the author of numerous legal books and articles and a much sought-after speaker for both clients/companies and lawyers. He is a recommended lawyer in Chambers and Legal 500.


  • 2021

    Recommended and Other key lawyer - Legal 500
  • 2020

    Recommended - Legal 500
  • 2020

    Leading Individual - Chambers and Partners Global and Europe


  • 1991

    Cand.jur., University of Oslo


  • 2022

    Board reservations and conclusions of agreements, Norwegian Law Review
  • 2015

    Provocations, requests for access to and duty to disclose evidence; the Dispute Act's modified "discovery", Norwegian Business Law Review
  • 2014

    What characterises Lawyers that are great Negotiators?, Norwegian Law Review
  • 2013

    The Lawyer in court-assisted Mediation, Cappelen Damm Akademisk
  • 2008

    Alternative Dispute Resolution, Cappelen Akademisk Forlag