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, Contract Law and Construction practice.

Langeland works with legal advice and dispute resolution within commercial matters. He has specialized in the field of trade law, hereunder manufacturing agreements, supply agreements, distribution agreements, franchise agreements and agency agreements. He advises clients throughout the trading chain within a wide variety of industries, such as medicines and health services, chemicals, recycling, construction products, cars, clothes, grocery and consumer electronics.

Langeland has extensive international experience. In the period 2013-2016 he worked at Wikborg Rein's Shanghai office, where he had the main responsibility for developing Wikborg Rein's onshore Chinese 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, hereunder contract disputes and international IP infringement cases.

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, hereunder with manufacturing agreements, supply agreements, distribution agreements, franchise agreements and agency agreements

  • Numerous international dispute resolution projects, hereunder contract disputes in Asia, and matters concerning international IP infringements

  • Negotiations in Norway and internationally

  • Corporate establishments in Asia, USA and other jurisdictions