Håkon Bergsjø

Senior Lawyer

About Håkon Bergsjø

Håkon Bergsjø is a Senior Lawyer and a part of the firm's Litigation, Contract and Construction practice.

Håkon works mainly as a litigator, primarily within the fields of contract law, the law of tort, property law and competition law. He has acted and advised in inter alia complex disputes regarding property transactions, disputes related to breach of bond agreements, and extensive cross-border competition law disputes (follow-on damages claims). Håkon also assists clients with contract drafting within several industries, and advises on construction law on all stages of building projects.

Before practicing as an attorney, Håkon worked for four years in the Legislation Department at the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, where he was involved in preparing central new contract law bills. Håkon has also worked part-time as a lecturer at the University of Oslo and has published in leading Norwegian law journals.

Work experience
  • 2023 -

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2022

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2020 - 2022

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2017 - 2021

    Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

  • 2016 - 2020

    Higher Executive Officer, Adviser and Senior Adviser, Legislation Department, The Ministry of Justice and Public Security

  • 2015 - 2016

    Research Assistant, Department of Private Law, The Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

  • 2015 - 2016

    Editor, Norwegian University Law Review

Education
  • 2010 - 2016

    Master of Laws, University of Oslo

  • 2022

    Practising certificate

Publications
  • Article on pecuniary and non-pecuniary loss in the law of tort, Scandinavian Journal of Law, 2020 p. 537–616

  • Article on tort law, Norwegian University Law Review, 2018 p. 329–345