Magnus Hellesylt has special expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, often involving highly complex matters. He is admitted to the Supreme Court. Mr. Hellesylt is also the author of the book "Prosessnøkkelen, 10.utg. 2010".

Magnus Hellesylt is ranked as one of Norway's most prominent experts on litigation and dispute resolution in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and in the Norwegian Financial Daily’s annual lawyers survey.

Magnus Hellesylt is a stalwart of the top tier and is highly revered by the market for his dispute resolution expertise. Sources describe him as "a very sought-after litigator", explaining that "one of his main talents, in addition to being a very experienced litigator, is that he has a good overview of the case".

Chambers Europe 2017

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Wiersholm, 1989
  • Lawyer, Wiersholm, 1985


  • Admitted to the Supreme Court, 1998
  • Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 1985