Partner - Admitted to the Supreme Court
Sveinung O. Flaaten is a partner in Hjort’s Real Estate and Construction Law department.
Flaaten primarily advises on corporate law issues, including real estate matters and contract negotiations. He also has comprehensive litigation experience within these practice areas.
European Court of Human Rights – Protection of property rights: Sveinung O. Flaaten, Attorney at Law, successfully pleaded the case for the landowners in Lindheim and Others v. Norway in which the landowners argued that Section 33 of the Norwegian Ground Lease Act violated the property rights of landowners as protected by Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 of the Human Rights Convention, since the landowners could not demand the insertion of new conditions when leases were extended upon expiry.
Memberships / Honoraries
The Norwegian Bar Association
Board member, Notodden Utvikling AS