Kyrre Eggen

Kyrre Eggen is an expert on litigation and dispute resolution and is acknowledged as a leading litigator in Norway. He has litigated many high-profile cases before the Supreme Court, and is one of the lawyers in Norway who has litigated most civil cases before the Supreme Court (19 cases by 2023). He has experience in ICC arbitrations and has pleaded cases before the European Court on Human Rights. Kyrre Eggen is also frequently engaged in giving strategic advice in complex situations.

Highlights include representing Acciona in construction disputes against Nye Veier with total value exceeding a billion NOK (2022-23), representing AGC Equity Partners and AGC Maritime Yield Fund in a complex case against Norwegian Banks (2021 and ongoing) with a total value of around NOK 1 billion, advising and representing the DNO Group (DNO ASA, DNO Iraq AS and DNO Yemen AS) (since 2015 and ongoing) in various international arbitrations and Norwegian disputes with a total value of several billion NOK, representing Scandza in a principled case against Orkla Foods relating to marketing of products (2022), representing Sparebanken Vest in a case with a total value of MNOK 150 (2022 and ongoing), representing Molgas and its Norwegian subsidiary Gasnor, in relation to various gas-contracts (2023 and ongoing), successfully defending Skeie Technology before the Supreme Court in a very principled case concerning a MNOK 500+ claim from the Ministry of Oil and Energy under the standard parent company guarantee used in the Norwegian Continental Shelf (2020), successfully defending Skeie Technology and Bjarne Skeie in a MNOK 500+ recourse claim that followed after the successful outcome of the Supreme Court case (2021), representing Floatel International AB (2021) in matters of strategic importance, representing seven former employees of ST1 Norge AS (Former Smart Fuel AS) in a dispute regarding the right to early retirement before the Supreme Court (November 2020), successfully defending Tribe Hotels and the Board of Tribe Invest against a MNOK 150 claim from the bankruptcy estate of Tribe Invest (2019) before Oslo City Court and Borgarting High Court (favorable settlement late 2020) and representing Silexgas, Infragas and Solveig gas before the Supreme Court in the Gasled-case (one of the biggest commercial cases that have been pleaded before the Supreme Court, 2018).)

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.

“Kyrre is a highly committed and intelligent lawyer.”

“He is a really good litigator.”

“Kyrre Eggen is strong and agile.”

Chambers Global

Practice areas

Dispute resolution


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


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