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Thommessen tops Finansavisen's annual ranking


Thommessen receives the most points, and the most number one rankings, of all the law firms in Norwegian newspaper Finansavisen's annual ranking.

For the 24th year in a row, Finansavisen highlights the most skilled lawyers and law firms in Norway. 55 law firms and in-house legal departments have participated in this year's survey.

In the 2022 award Thommessen receives the most points in total, and is also by far the company with the most number one rankings.

Thommessen is ranked as the best company in the following categories:

  • IPOs
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Renewable energy and climate
  • Banking and finance
  • EU/EEA and competition law

In addition, several of Thommessen's lawyers are highlighted as leading lawyers within their fields:

Anders Arnkværn is for the first time ranked as the best lawyer in mergers and acquisitions. Same as last year, Espen Werring is named best lawyer in technology and digitalisation, Hans Haugstad is named best lawyer in banking and finance, Andreas Meidell is ranked as the best insurance lawyer and Hans Cappelen Arnesen is ranked as the best lawyer within IPOs.

Another regular in Finansavisen's award is Siri Teigum, who for the 22nd time is ranked as the best competition lawyer. In the same category, Heidi Jorkjend is named best promising talent.

- This is a pleasant feedback from the industry and the largest in-house legal communities in Norway. The results are a recognition to the entire team at Thommessen, says Managing Partner Sverre Tyrhaug.

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