Tom Rune Lian works mainly with real estate, with emphasis on transactions and financing, operation and development of commercial real estate. For many years, Mr. Lian has assisted major financial and operational players in the commercial real estate market with acquisition, sale, structuring, management and strategic advice.

Mr. Lian is also the author of several articles on his areas of expertise.

Tom Rune Lian is ranked as one of Norway's most prominent experts on real estate in Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and in the Norwegian Financial Daily's annual lawyers survey.

Tom Rune Lian is popular among clients, who consider him "a market leader and one of the best lawyers around". He is appreciated for his "commercial awareness and great availability" as well as his "on-the-ball and very high-energy" approach.

Chambers Europe 2017

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Wiersholm, 2005
  • Lawyer, Wiersholm, 1994


  • Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 1994

Board Memberships

  • Various real estate companies, board memberships