Prices and conditions
The lawyer’s fee is based on standards set by the Norwegian Lawyers Association. This implies that the fee for our work mainly is based on the elapsed time, complexity, experience and skills of the lawyer handling the case, and the extent of the case.
Our recommended hourly rate is at present NOK 1 800 – NOK 2 600 for senior lawyers and NOK 1 350 – NOK 1 800 for junior lawyers (ex VAT).
Information requirement for lawyers and complaints procedure
Information requirement for lawyers
The Services Act section 20 obliges us to inform potential clients of the following:
- We have license to conduct legal practice given by the Supervisory Council for Legal Practice.
- Our professional title is “advokat” (lawyer) - the title is given in Norway.
- All lawyers in Visma Advokater AS are members of the Norwegian Bar Association.
- We have a mandatory collateral arrangement through the insurance company AIG, covering the professional responsibility that occurs in connection with our activities in Norway.
Read more about the provisions at www.lovdata.no (Norwegian only)
The Norwegian Bar Association has a complaints procedure for legal services, which provides an opportunity to have an assessment of the size of the fee and whether there is a breach of the Code of Conduct.
Read more about the complaints procedure