Hans Jørgen Langeland

Specialist Counsel

About Hans Jørgen Langeland

Hans Jørgen Langeland is a Specialist Counsel at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Trade Law and Dispute Resolutions practice, as well as the Contract Law and Construction practice. 

Langeland's main practice is legal advice and dispute resolution within commercial matters, and he has specialized in the field of international trade law, hereunder manufacturing agreements, distribution agreements and agency agreements. 

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 provides contractual advice and handles commercial disputes in numerous other foreign jurisdictions. 

Work experience
  • 2019

    Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2016 - 2018

    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

Education
  • 2009

    Practising certificate

  • 2006

    Cand. jur, University of Oslo

Directorships
  • 2016

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

Selected projects
  • Contract law advice for Norwegian and international businesses in Norway and internationally, in particular within trade law

  • Extensive international dispute resolution experience, hereunder numerous cases for the ordinary courts and arbitration tribunals in China

  • Negotiations in Norway and internationally

  • International corporate investigations, hereunder several extensive corporate investigations in China