Jørgen Vangsnes


About Jørgen Vangsnes

Jørgen is part of the firm's Litigation and Arbitration Practice. He has substantial experience in litigation and dispute resolution. Jørgen's practice encompasses dispute resolution and advisory services in complex contractual disputes, inter alia technology and IT law, in addition to tort law and real estate-related disputes.

Through his background with The Attorney General for Civil Affairs and The Office of the Prime Minister, Jørgen is also experienced in public administrative law, and in advising in matters related to law and politics. Jørgen is specialised in civil procedure, a subject he has teached at the University, and within which he has written a book and several articles.

Jørgen is admitted to the Supreme Court and has litigated cases before Norwegian courts at all levels, as well international courts.

Work experience
  • 2020 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2011 - 2020

    Attorney, Attorney General for Civil Affairs

  • 2018 - 2019

    Senior Advisor, Office of the Prime Minister

  • 2014 - 2015

    Deputy Judge, Oslo District Court

  • 2011 -

    Lecturer, University of Oslo

  • 2010 - 2011

    Research Assistant, University of Oslo

  • 2004 - 2006

    C2IS-operator/-officer, Norwegian Coastal Ranger Commando

  • 2017

    Admitted to the Supreme Court

  • 2006 - 2011

    Master of Laws, University of Oslo

  • 2022

    The Norwegian Bar Assosciation's committee on Administrative law

  • 2021

    JUS (Center for Continuing Legal Education) - Committee on civil procedure

  • 2021

    «In the outskirts of Res judicata», Jussens Venner no. 5/2021

  • 2021

    Karnov: Annotated version of the Dispute Act, lovdata.no

  • 2019

    «The difference between nullities and contestable administrative decisions», i Tøssebro (red.): Ugyldighet i forvaltningsretten, Universitetsforlaget (2019)

  • 2019

    «The significance of contentions in Norwegian civil procedure», Jussens Venner no. 4/2019

  • 2018

    «Legal standing as a requirement for civil action», Jussens Venner no. 5/2018

  • 2018

    Civil Procedure in a Nutshell, Gyldendal, 1. utgave 2015 og 2. utgave 2018

  • 2017

    Encyclopedia of Law, Kunnskapsforlaget (editor, 2017-)

  • 2017

    Gyldendal Rettsdata (co-author, the Norwegian Disputes Act chap. 27/28, 2017-)

  • 2014

    «On the so-called judicial deference», Tidsskrift for Rettsvitenskap no. 2/2014