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Norway is considered one of the world’s most affluent countries, with one of the highest levels of income per capita in the world, according to the World Bank and the IMF. The Norwegian economy has long been based on the exploitation of natural resources, such as hydropower, minerals and fish. The 1960s saw the emergence of the Norwegian oil and gas industry. Today, Norway is the world’s third largest exporter of gas. It is also among the world’s leading producers and exporters of fish and seafood. Norway has an open economy, based on extensive trade. The country currently has a population of just over five million people. CMS is based in Norway with the Norwegian full-service business law firm Kluge.

About CMS Kluge

CMS Kluge is a full-service Norwegian law firm with 52 partners and over 200 employees, established in 1923, with offices in Norway’s capital Oslo, in the energy hub Stavanger and in Norway’s second largest city, Bergen. CMS Kluge is one of Norway’s fast growing law firms, with a strong presence in the Norwegian business and legal community and a strong position within the energy, construction, infrastructure and public sectors. By joining CMS in 2021, Kluge has further strengthened our international capabilities. 

We add value to our clients by combining a sector approach, deep industry insight and its top ranked legal qualifications to each and every matter.

What CMS Kluge’s clients say:

“Their knowledge of the field is impressive and the analysis of the issues is crystal clear. We are equally impressed with the team's ability to understand us as a client, our needs and intentions.”

“They are flexible and provide very good service. They are also professional, knowledgeable and show excellent technical expertise and a very good attitude to find solutions.”

“Unique capability to look at cases from all angles and find excellent strategies to make sure all weak points are covered.”

“A highly professional team, which always seeks to find the optimal solution.”

CMS Kluge’s team advises on all major fields of business law. It is recognized in Legal500 and Chambers & Partners in all practice areas:

  • Legal500 ranked within Construction, Public procurement, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Oil and gas, Capital Markets, Commercial, corporate and M&A, Banking and finance, EU and competition, Insolvency and corporate recovery, Intellectual property, Real Estate, and Tax. 
  • Chambers ranked within Competition/Antitrust; Public procurement, Construction, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Intellectual property, Real estate, Restructuring/Insolvency, TMT, Tax, Electricity & Renewable Energy and TMT.

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