Kyrre Eggen is an expert on litigation and dispute resolution, and acknowledged as a leading litigator in Norway. He has litigated many high-profile cases and is one of the most experienced litigators in Norway of civil Supreme Court cases. As an example, he represented Skeie Technology AS against the State in a principled case before the Supreme Court concerning the reach of the standard parent company guarantee used on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Skeie Technology AS, delivering a principled judgment clarifying the issue at hand (March 2020). Kyrre Eggen also represented Capeomega, Solveig Gas Norway, Silex Gas Norway and Infragas Norge in the Supreme Court in the high-profile Gassled-case (2018). He represented movie rights holders in a Supreme Court case concerning copyright violations in peer-to-peer networks (2017) and he represented Danske Bank before the Supreme Court in a case concerning the validity of two swaption agreements entered into with Bremanger municipality (2016). He is also among Norway’s leading experts in media law and intellectual property law. In addition he is a specialist on compliance, crisis management and has handled several complex cases involving substantial reputational and legal risk.

Kyrre Eggen is dr. juris and has published several books and articles, and is ranked as one of Norway’s most prominent lawyers on his areas of expertise in Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and in the Norwegian Financial Daily’s annual lawyers survey.

Strong litigator, presenting complex cases in a simplified manner.
Chambers Global

Kyrre Eggen gains considerable plaudits as a litigator within the media sector, with one client stating: “For freedom of speech issues he is unprecedented in the Norwegian market.
Chambers Europe

Background

Partner, CLP (2016-)
Partner, Wiersholm (2004)
Lawyer, Wiersholm (2001)
Ph.D. reasearch fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo (1995)

Education

Admitted to the Supreme Court (2004)
Dr. juris, University of Oslo (2002)
Cand.jur.,University of Oslo (1994)