Hans Jørgen Langeland

Hans Jørgen Langeland

Senior Lawyer

Senior Lawyer

+47 22 82 75 79
+47 910 00 619

Hans Jørgen Langeland is a Senior Lawyer at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Contract and Construction Law practice as well as the Dispute Resolutions practice. Langeland's main focus is dispute resolution and legal advice within a wide range of contractual matters, and he has litigated a number of cases within this area for Norwegian courts and arbitration tribunals.

Langeland has extensive international experience. In the period 2013-2016 he was stationed at Wiborg Rein's Shanghai office, where he had the main responsibility for developing Wikborg Rein's onshore dispute resolution practice. Langeland has handled a number of disputes for Chinese courts and arbitration tribunals, and is experienced within Chinese negotiations. Langeland also handles commercial disputes in numerous other jurisdictions.

Relevant experience:

  • Litigation within a wide range of contractual issues for the ordinary courts and arbitration tribunals in Norway
  • Extensive international dispute resolution experience, hereunder numerous cases for the ordinary courts and arbitration tribunals in China
  • Negotiations, court assisted mediation and other alternative forms of dispute resolution
  • Contract law advice for private and international businesses
  • International corporate investigations, hereunder several extensive corporate investigations in China

Work experience:

  • 2016- Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
  • 2015-2016 Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai
  • 2013-2014 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai
  • 2011-2013 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
  • 2009-2010 Senior Associate, Norwegian Claims Link AS
  • 2008-2009 Associate, Norwegian Claims Link AS
  • 2007-2008 Legal practitioner, Norwegian Claims Link AS

Organizational work and directorships:

  • 2016- General legal counsel for the initiation project of Digital Norway – Toppindustrisenteret 


  • 2009 Practising certificate
  • 2006 Cand. jur, University of Oslo