Finansavisens "Norway's Best Attorneys"

Finansavisen publishes an annual list of «Norway's Best Attorneys» The law firm of Hjort was exceptional in the field of litigation. Overall har Hjort has 8 Top 3 rankings in 2018.

Law firm rankings 2018:

Individual rankings 2018:

1.  Financial Criminal Cases

1.  Civil Litigation Cases– Frode Innjord

1. Civil Litigation Cases

2. Financial Criminial Cases– Christian B. Hjort 

2. Employment Law

3. Financial Criminal Cases– Erling O. Lyngtveit 

8. Overall accumulated points

4. Year's All Around– Erik Keiserud 

9. Top 3- rankings

6. Review and Compliance– Kristin Veierød


7. Most sought after by competitors– Christian B. Hjort 


8. Most points– Frode Innjord


9. Intellectual property and Media– Monica Syrdal 


9. Climate and Energy– Kristin Bjella


9. Employment law- Claude A. Lenth



Universum Top 100  

Hjort among Norway’s most attractive employers 

We are proud of the fact that in 2015 Hjort has jumped 8 places from last year, and is now ranked as the 18th most attractive employer among Norwegian law students, and the sixth most attractive law firm in the ranking.

According to the survey, law students are in general a politically conscious group and the top 3 places are being held by The police force at number one, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs at number two and The judiciary at third place. The best law firm is at 10th place.  

See Universum Top 100 for more information


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Hjort was the proud winner of the Norwegian Bar Association’s very first Talent Award in 2012. The prize goes to the firm with the strongest ability to attract, develop and retain legal talents. The jury called particular attention to Hjort’s ability to recruit talented women. Former Supreme Court Justice Kirsti Coward led the jury.  


Client Choice 2011 Award, Litigation: Erik Keiserud
Client Choice 2010 Award, litigation: Erik Keiserud

“Established in 2005, the ILO Client Choice Awards recognise those law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. Uniquely, law firms and partners can only be nominated for these awards by corporate counsel.”