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Nils Christian Langtvedt


Nils Christian Langtvedt specializes in commercial litigation and serves as a defense counsel in economic criminal cases.

Nils Christian primarily assists with disputes arising from commercial contractual relationships and provides strategic advice at all stages of the dispute resolution process, including clarification of legal positions, negotiations, and as an experienced litigator in ordinary courts and arbitration. He represents companies in various industries, including trade and industry, finance, oil and gas, real estate, media, and IT.

Nils Christian has extensive experience as a legal advisor in corporate and contract law matters, as well as compliance. He has specialized expertise in information theft and evidence preservation.

Additionally, he has considerable experience within compliance and assists numerous companies on human rights due diligence, in accordance with the Norwegian Transparency Act (Åpenhetsloven), OECD Guidelines and the UN Guiding Principles.

Professional Experience
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Managing Associate, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS
Managing Associate, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS
Associate, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS
Lecturer and external examinator, University of Oslo (current)
Research Fellow, University of Oslo
Visting scholar, Columbia University School of Law
Visiting Doctoral Researcher, New York University School of Law
Associate, Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA
Research Assistant, Department of Public Law, University of Oslo
Legal Adviser, Homeowners' Association
Master of Laws, The University of Oslo
Memberships / Appointments

The Norwegian Bar Association

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ – Norway) – Committee for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers

2012 – 2014 Board member: The Fulbright Alumni Association

Langtvedt is a recommended lawyer by The Legal 500 in Dispute Resolution. The Legal 500 is a well-known international agency which analyzes the capabilities of law firms across the world.

Hjorts Dispute Resolution department is highly-ranked by both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

“Hjort are very service-minded and solution-oriented. They know our business, and clearly and rapidly understand our position and goals. They are excellent counsel in court and give helpful advice on procedural matters.” Chambers and Partners

Langtvedt is also ranked as “Next Generation Partners” in Dispute Resolution by The Legal 500.