Vidar Riksfjord is a dispute resolution specialist with extensive litigation and arbitration experience.
Vidar represent and counsel clients in disputes involving numerous industries, including banking, financial services, private equity and venture capital, real estate development, shipping, retail, insurance, energy, fisheries and aquaculture. He also represents and counsel directors, accountants and lawyers in professional liability matters.
His main focus is on commercial disputes, typically arising out of debt and equity investments, financing agreements, acquisition agreements, shareholder agreements, contracts and other significant agreements or arrangements. He also specializes in cases involving financial instruments, digital currencies, valuations and other economic issues, as well as employment law.
In addition to this Vidar is an expert on provisional measures, including preliminary injunctions, seizures and securing of evidence – especially in complex international matters. He also has experience with international rules of jurisdiction and cross-border debt enforcement, as well as white collar crime, and has been part of the defense team in several high profile cases.
Partner, Advokatfirmaet CLP DA (2018-)
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, Oslo (2016-2018)
Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, Oslo (2013-2016)
Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, Oslo (2012-2013)
Deputy Judge, Nedre Romerike District Court (2011-2012)
Deputy Judge, Kongsberg District Court (2010-2011)
External examiner, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen (2010-)
Associate, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, Oslo (2008-2010)
Master of Law, University of Bergen (2007)
The Norwegian Coastal Artillery Officers’ training school (2003)
Memberships and positions
Member of the Norwegian Bar Association
Board Member, Young Arbitration Practitioners Norway