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Thommessen adds three new partners


We are proud to present Heidi Jorkjend, Magnus Hauge Greaker and Øyvind Mork Karlsen as new Thommessen partners from 1 January 2021.

We are boosting our competition law, intellectual property law and M&A practices by appointing three partners from within the firm.

Heidi Jorkjend (34) graduated from the University of Oslo in 2011, when she joined the Thommessen competition law department. Her career has spanned numerous major investigations and merger control cases. She has recently also excelled in marketing law. Heidi was ranked a Rising Star in competition law by The Legal 500 earlier this year, and is a key member of our market-leading competition law team.

Magnus Hauge Greaker (46) graduated from the University of Oslo in 1998, and has been with Thommessen since 2014. Before joining Thommessen, Magnus spent a number of years with the Legislation Department of the Norwegian Ministry of Justice, inter alia as Acting Deputy Director General. Magnus is a key resource in our intellectual property law department, and has been involved with several major disputes in recent years. He has a particularly high standing in contentious patent and trade secret matters. "Magnus knows the issues very well and will go the extra mile for you. He is a no-nonsense person and will provide clear advice", The Legal 500 observed earlier this year.

Øyvind Mork Karlsen (36) graduated from the University of Oslo in 2011, and has been with the Thommessen M&A department since 2014. Øyvind has extensive M&A experience, and assists numerous Norwegian and international private equity and venture capital firms, family offices, entrepreneurs and private enterprises on M&A transactions across a wide range of industries. He has a special focus on the renewables, private equity and venture capital sectors. Øyvind was ranked a Rising Star in M&A by The Legal 500 earlier this year.

- We are extremely pleased to appoint three leading commercial lawyers as new Thommessen partners. Magnus, Heidi and Øyvind are all well-liked team players with incredible drive and cutting-edge expertise in their respective fields, says Managing Partner Sverre Tyrhaug.

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