Rune Vikan

Om 

Rune Vikan

About 

Rune Vikan

Rune Vikan has long experience in business law, among other things as an "in-house" and external lawyer for large and medium-sized firms. This involves assistance in a number of legal issues, including labor law. He has special expertise in contract law, including international contractual relationships. Vikan works a great deal on legal issues in development and construction of residential and commercial real estate and otherwise in real estate law in a broad sense. Key parts of his case portfolio include tax and excise duty legal issues. Vikan continually litigates cases in court and is a lecturer in contract law and negotiations. He is an authorised judicial mediator.

EXPERIENCE

  • Partner, The Law Firm of Seland Orwall AS (2021-)
  • Partner, The Law Firm of Seland Orwall DA (2016-2020)
  • Partner, The Law Firm of Orwall & Co DA (2004-2016)
  • Lawyer, Advokatfirma Ræder DA (2000-2004)
  • Group Legal Counsel, Alcatel STK ASA (Nexans) (1995 -2000)
  • Lawyer, Advokatfirma Hjort DA (1992-1995)
  • Deputy Judge, Nes District Court, Sørumsand (1990–1992)
  • Norwegian Ministry of Finance, Tax Law Section (1988-1989)

EDUCATION

  • Authorised judicial mediator, judicial mediator course (2003)
  • Coursework in finance, administration and management at Norwegian Business School, among others (1998-1999)
  • Candidate of Law, University of Oslo (1988)

Kompetanseområder 

Tax and VAT

Taxes and excise duties is an area with a great deal of complexity that imposes exacting requirements for legal expertise and an understanding of business. The tax regulations in Norway are characterised by constant changes.

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Real estate

Real estate is usually associated with the foundation itself of how people live their lives. It provides concrete and physical frameworks for extensive business activity.

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Areas of expertise

Tax and VAT

Taxes and excise duties is an area with a great deal of complexity that imposes exacting requirements for legal expertise and an understanding of business. The tax regulations in Norway are characterised by constant changes.

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Real estate

Real estate is usually associated with the foundation itself of how people live their lives. It provides concrete and physical frameworks for extensive business activity.

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