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Ailu Gaup Stadigs


Ailu Gaup Stadigs specializes in construction and contract law and has extensive experience with dispute resolution in these areas.

Ailu assists clients in extensive and complex disputes. He provides legal advice regarding  the implementation and execution of construction contracts. He has worked with a number of the largest land-based final settlement disputes that have been in Norway recent years, where the dispute sum has often been in the billions.

Ailu is a certified mediator with significant experience with assisting in negotiations and in judicial and extrajudicial mediations. He has assisted clients in several of the largest mediations conducted in recent years, including what is referred to as the most extensive judicial mediation held in Norway. He has also been appointed as a mediator in a number of cases. Ailu is also a regular examiner at the Faculty of Law at the University of Oslo.

He is recognized by the international ranking bureau The Legal 500 (2023) as one of the country’s top construction lawyers where he is ranked as a Next Generation Partner.

Professional Experience
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Advokatfirmaet Haavind
Acting District judge, Oslo District Court
Examinator, Faculty of Law, The University of Oslo
Deputy Judge, Oslo District Court
Advisor, Ministry of Trade and Fisheries
Parlimentary intern and judicial advisor, Storting Investigation Office
Research assistant, Center for European Law, The University of Oslo / Storting's Research Section
Certified mediator, Mediation Academy
Masters of Law, The University of Oslo
Politics and Administration, HiO

Ailu is one of six people who are ranked as “Next Generation Partners” by The Legal 500 in Construction.


Lokale tilknytningskrav og EØS-avtalens regler om de fire friheter, Perspektiv (01/2013), Stortingets utredningsseksjon