Chambers & Partners
Advokatfirmaet Lund & Co DA
What the team is known for: Renewable energy boutique that advises municipalities and landowners on hydro and wind power plants and environmental issues. Highly regarded for litigation, the team also lobbies the government on behalf of power producing associations.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"We have a fruitful co-operation. The team is efficient and delivers on time."
"The lawyers check all the facts and perform brilliantly in court."
Work highlights: Represented Rogaland County against Statkraft Energi in a NOK100 million case concerning reimbursement of concession fees and concession power.
Acted for Hjelmeland municipality on a dispute with Statnett over property tax.
Stein Erik Stinessen
Band 1: Stein Erik Stinessen is a talented litigator and is appreciated by clients for his knowledge of planning and environmental law. One satisfied client comments: "He listens carefully and makes sure he understands the problems."
Ulf Larsen "performs very well in court," according to clients, and has a growing standing in the market. He is known for representing landowners in claiming compensation for the expropriation of waterfalls.
Practice head Caroline Lund is admired by clients for her "fighting spirit" and is regarded as "one of the best advisers on energy and environmental issues." She successfully represented Tysnet municipality against a hydropower complex in a property tax case.