Stephan L. Jervell works with litigation, dispute resolution, negotiations and public law framework conditions for trade and industry, including procurement and competetion law. Mr. Jervell litigates regularly before Norwegian courts, and he has litigated before the EFTA Court and carried out hearings before the EU Commission.
In recent years, Mr. Jervell has been highly engaged in international arbitration in shipping, oil and gas, M&A disputes and general contract law. He has litigated a number of cases in the ICC and the SCC systems and has also been engaged in ad hoc arbitration. He has furthermore been arbitrator in several national and international arbitrations, most recently as chairman in the reinsurance dispute after the Grenfell Tower fire in London
Mr. Jervell is ranked as one of Norway's leading litigation lawyers in the Norwegian Financial Daily’s annual lawyers survey. He is ranked in band 1 in Chambers International and Chambers Europe within dispute resolution and ranked within both procurement law and competetion law in Chambers Europe.
Mr. Jervell is the author of several legal textbooks and articles. He is the chief editor of Rettsdata's databases Administrative Law and Civil Procedure.
Mr. Jervell has extentive experience as board member of Norwegian and foreign companies and is inter alia chair of the board of Riksteatret and Opplysningsvesenets Fond and board member of inter alia Smedvig AS, Braganza AB, EAM Solar ASA and ABC Startsiden AS.
Stephan Jervell assists with state aid matters and represent clients in contentious competition matters including abuse of dominance proceedings. One client describes him as an "impressive lawyer with high qualifications."
Partner, Wiersholm, 2000
Visiting Scholar, Centre of European Law, University of Oslo, 1998
Full time member, the Parliamentary Inquiry Commission - the Norwegian Bank Crisis, 1997
Lawyer, the Office of the Attorney General (Civil Affairs), 1993
External Examiner, Course Leader and Lecturer, University of Oslo, 1990
Master of Laws, Harvard Law School, 1994
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Cand.jur., University of Oslo, 1992
Educated mediator and arbitrator, ,
Memberships / Posts
Deputy Chair and Chair of the Board - Wiersholm, 2013 - 2019
Board member - Braganza AB, 2018
Board member - Smedvig AS, Smedvig Capital AS and Smedvig Eiendom AS, 2017
Chair of the Board - Romerike International School, 2016
Board member - Oslo Chamber of Commerce (OCC) Institute of Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, 2017
Board member - Smedvig Asset Allocation AS, 2005
Board member - Navtor AS, 2010
Board member - EAM Solar ASA, 2018
Board member - BAHS Kapital AS, 2016
Board member - ABC Startsiden AS, 2018
Board member - AKO kunststiftelse, 2017
Member - the Norwegian Bar Association's Ethics Committee , 2019
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, the Employment Panel, 2019
Chief Editor of Rettsdata's database Administrative Law, 2004
Chief Editor of Rettsdata's database Civil Procedure, 2005
Chair of the Board - Riksteatret, 2011
Chair of the Board - Opplysningsvesenets Fond, 2013
Honours and awards
Competition/Antitrust - Norway, Chambers Europe , 2020
Dispute Resolution , Chambers Europe , 2020
Competition/Antitrust, Chambers Europe, Band 3, 2019
Competition/Antitrust: Public Procurement, Chambers Europe, Band 3, 2019
Dispute Resolution, Chambers Europe, Band 1, 2019