Ratings and recognition

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Ræder has been ranked in national and international legal directories for several years and has strengthened its position from year to year. Ræder continues to hold strong rankings both as a firm and for several of our lawyers within their field of expertise.


Once a year, Ræder is rated by leading international legal rating agencies. In the 2018 Chambers Europe ranking, our Restructuring and Insolvency team is acknowledged and shortlisted ‘They have very good knowledge in this area of law and are very skilful at pleading in court, as well as very easy to communicate with’ .

Five partners within various areas of expertise also hold individual rankings:


In the Global edition Lisa Digernes is ranked as a foreign expert within Intellectual Property.

In the Legal 500 ranking we maintain strong positions within the following fields:

  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A
  • Employment
  • Intellectual Property and TMT
  • Maritime Law
  • Tax
  • Insolvency and Corporate Recovery
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate


Several of our lawyers are ranked by Legal 500 as specialists within their field:

- Carl Arthur Christiansen
- Carl Garmann Clausen
- Erik Salbu Aasland
- Morten Opstad

Insolvency and corporate recovery
- Anne Christine Wettre
- Erling Opdal

- Joakim Ulltveit-Moe
- Jon Andersen

Maritime law
- Jon Andersen

Real estate
- Anders Utne

- Vebjørn Søndersrød

- Einar Heiberg
- Hans Olav Hemnes

The firm and partners with individual rankings are also acknowledged in the Norwegian business weekly Finansavisen’s survey and ranking of Norwegian lawyers. Jon Andersen is regarded as one of the countries leading insurance and shipping lawyers, Fredrik Ottesen as one of the leading antitrust lawyers, Jan Martin Fjellestad as one of the leading tax lawyers and Erling Opdal as one of the leading restructuring and insolvency lawyers. We are proud to see that Cathrine Grundtvig and Kyrre W. Kielland are ‘up and coming’ within the retail and consumer goods sector.

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