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Ole Christian Hyggen

Phone:+47 909 11 427


Ole Christian Hyggen is specialized in contract law, construction, real estate and litigation. In addition he has particular experience with public procurement in the construction industry, and public regulations in the real estate sector, including the Norwegian Planning and Building Act.

Ole Christian is recommended in the leading global legal directory Legal 500. According to clients he is "skilled, experienced and knowledgeable within his fields of expertise", and has the ability to "pick up small details and understand the importance of them even if others don’t" (


2021 - 

2016 - 2021

2011 - 2016

2007 - 2011

2004 - 2007

2000 - 2004

Own law firm

Schjødt law firm, Partner and Head of Construction team

Veidekke ASA, in-house lawyer


Kluge law firm, lawyer

Lofoten county court, deputy judge

The Ministry of Justice, Legal department, advisor

EU Commission, trainee/stagiaire



Law degree, University of Bergen

Awards and citations




Firms to watch: Construction

Recommended - Legal 500 

Recommended - Legal 500


2016 - 


2000 - 2004

Network manager JUC network in construction law

Secretary for the Norwegian Maritime Law Committee: 

NOU 2002: 15 Responsibility for clean-up measures after maritime accidents

NOU 2004: 21 Liability in sea transport of hazardous goods

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