Ronny Lund works with contract law in general and construction law in particular, both onshore and offshore. His assistance includes all stages of a contractual relationship, from the pre-contractual phase of preparations, contract drafting and negotiations, to contract administration and dispute resolution in or out of court. Mr. Lund's background from the Office of the City Advocate in Oslo has given him good knowledge of and experience with related areas of law, including general and special administrative law and the rules regarding the pre-contractual phase of public procurement.

Mr. Lund also has extensive experience with litigation before Norwegian and international courts of arbitration. He is also widely used as a mediator and arbitrator.

He is admitted to the Supreme Court.

Ronny Lund is ranked as one of Norway's most prominent experts on construction law, litigation and dispute resolution by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

Head of construction Ronny Lund is appreciated by clients for his high level of competence, as well as his "highly driven and commercial" approach, and the fact that he is a "great lawyer to have in court."

Chambers Europe, 2018

Projects

  • Mr. Lund was head of Wiersholm's team in an extensive dispute between a Norwegian and a foreign company in the offshore market regarding the termination of a joint venture on waste management. The amount of dispute amounted to tens of millions of NOK, and the arbitration took place over a period of 2 weeks. The case was won in full for Wiersholm's client, which was also awarded full legal costs.
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  • Mr. Lund was, together with Helge M. Svarva, head of Wiersholm's team in the dispute between Konsortiet AF/Kruger and the municipality of Oslo regarding the construction of Oset water treatment facility. The amount of dispute was several hundreds of millions of NOK, and the main hearing was scheduled over a period of 8 weeks. The case was settled through successful out-of-court mediation.

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Wiersholm, 2010
  • Lawyer, Wiersholm, 2005
  • Lawyer/Senior Associate, the Office of the City Advocate in Oslo, 2001-2005
  • Lawyer, the Office of the City Advocate in Oslo, 2000-2001
  • Researcher, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen, 1998-2000

Education

  • Member of the Mediation Committee, The Norwegian Bar Association, 2017
  • Mediator, certified by the Norwegian Bar Association (Meklingsakademiet/JUS), 2016
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court, 2016
  • Cand. jur., University of Bergen, 1998

Board Memberships

  • The Centre for Continuing Legal Education's committee for construction contracts and construction law, Member
  • Tidsskrift for Forretningsjus (a business law periodical), Co-Editor