Jørgen Vangsnes


About Jørgen Vangsnes

Jørgen Vangsnes is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Litigation and Arbitration Practice.

Vangsnes has substantial experience in litigation and dispute resolution and is admitted to the Supreme Court, in addition to having litigated cases before several international courts. His practice encompasses dispute resolution and advisory services, inter alia within contract law and tort, technology and IT law and administrative law.

Work experience
  • 2020

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2018 - 2019

    Senior Advisor, Office of the Prime Minister

  • 2014 - 2015

    Deputy Judge, Oslo District Court

  • 2011 - 2020

    Attorney, Attorney General for Civil Affairs

  • 2011

    Lecturer, University of Oslo

  • 2010 - 2011

    Research Assistant, University of Oslo

  • 2004 - 2006

    C2IS-operator/-officer, Norwegian Coastal Ranger Commando

  • 2006 - 2011

    Master of Laws, University of Oslo

  • 2017

    Admitted to the Supreme Court

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

  • «The significance of contentions in Norwegian civil procedure», Jussens Venner nr. 4/2019

  • «Legal standing as a requirement for civil action», Jussens Venner nr. 5/2018

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

  • Encyclopedia of Law, Kunnskapsforlaget (editor, 2017-)

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

  • «On the so-called judicial deference», Tidsskrift for Rettsvitenskap nr. 2/2014