Nils-Henrik Pettersson has worked as a lawyer since 1984. He has litigated several hundred cases before the courts, including approximately 25 cases before the Supreme Court. He has broad experience with arbitration, also as arbitrator, and has litigated a number of the biggest cases held before Norwegian courts. He has also extensive experience with sale and purchase of businesses.
Nils-Henrik has distinct experience with cases relating to professional liability, auditors' liability, disputes pertaining to company law, oil and gas related disputes, construction and real estate. He also has vast experience as a member of boards of directors, corporate assembly and nomination committee in listed and non-listed companies.
Nils-Henrik has been ranked as the number one lawyer within construction for a number of years, and has also been ranked within the top ten in the categories petroleum law, real estate and commercial dispute resolution.
Nils-Henrik is ranked as Norway’s best Construction lawyer in the Norwegian Financial Daily’s annual lawyers survey, and among Norway’s leading Construction and Dispute Resolutions lawyers by Chambers and Legal 500.
2016 - Partner, Advokatfirmaet Glittertind AS
1989 - 2016 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS
1984 - 1989 Associate/Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS
1982 - 1984 Deputy judge, Alstahaug
1980 - 1982 Accountant associate, FMØ Revisjon
1989 Admitted to the Supreme Court
1984 License to practice law
1984 Elementary course economics, University of Oslo
1982 Cand.jur., University of Oslo
Member of the Norwegian Bar Association