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".

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

“Superstar” litigator Magnus Hellesylt demonstrates exceptional talent in contract and IP disputes. Clients appreciate that “he is very thorough in his legal arguments, very responsive and available.”

Chambers Europe, 2018

Professional Experience

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


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