Cort Adelers gate 33
0254 Oslo

.+47 22 81 45 00

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Thomas Sando
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Partner M&A: Terje Gulbrandsen
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Partner M&A: Espen Furuholt
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Partner Bank & Finance: Pia Sporstøl
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 157
Number of partners: 65
Network memberships: The Interlex Group, WTS Global, IBA
Languages: Norwegian, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian

SANDS is a leading law firm, serving global clients from offices in Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Ålesund, Tromsø and Tønsberg. The firm has achieved impressive growth since 2015, especially related to our transactions, capital markets and finance practices, including insurance. International business in Norway is dominated by key sectors and SANDS has highly specialised teams within energy, shipping, onshore and offshore technology, real estate and infrastructure. SANDS has a reputation as leading litigators and a large number of the lawyers are admitted to the Supreme Court.

SANDS is a truly international firm, working with projects in Europe, Asia, the US, South America and Africa. Many of the lawyers have legal training and experience from abroad and several have broader commercial and technical skills through additional graduate degrees in business, economics and other non-legal fields. Quality, service, enthusiasm and commitment define our client relationships. We are innovative and result driven, continuously seeking best practice solutions and the most effective legal and commercial strategies for our clients.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • M&A
  • Competition
  • Private Equity
  • Project Development
  • Project Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds