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.

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

Clients praise Tom Rune Lian as being "outstanding," while others add that he is also quick and "very down-to-earth." He has a wealth of experience focusing on real estate transactions, financing and property development projects.

Chambers Europe, 2018

Professional Experience

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


  • Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 1994

Board Memberships

  • Various real estate companies, board memberships