Hans Jørgen Langeland

Hans Jørgen LangelandAssociate Partner

Hans Jørgen Langeland is specialized within trade law and retail.

He has extensive experience with trade law structures such as franchise, JVs, supply-, distribution- and agency agreements.

Langeland assists numerous Norwegian and international retail and trading businesses, hereunder contract advice and negotiations, compliance with consumer regulatory rules, marketing law, anti-trust, GDPR and dispute resolution.

During the recent years, he has assisted B2B clients with a wide range of legal issues regarding e-commerce set ups and innovative products and services.

Langeland has particularly extensive experience with the automotive industry, both on the OEM- and the distributor side.

He also has experience within other retail and consumer segments, such as groceries, consumer electronics, construction goods/DIY, furniture, clothing, hotel and food service.

Langeland has broad international experience, and has inter alia worked several years as lawyer in China. He frequently assists clients with trade law related advice and dispute resolution in foreign jurisdictions, in particular in relation to international manufacturing/sourcing of goods.


Associate Partner, CLP (2022-)
Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein Oslo (2019-2022)
Senior lawyer, Wikborg Rein Oslo (2016-2019)
Senior associate/senior lawyer, Wikborg Rein Shanghai (2013-2016)
Senior associate, Wikborg Rein Oslo (2011-2013)
Legal advisor/associate/senior associate Norwegian Claims Link AS (2007-2010)


Cand.jur., Universitity of law (2006)
Faculty of law, University of Calgary (2003)


Chairman Nordic Trade Law Forum