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Christian F. Galtung


CMS Kluge
Bryggegata 6
NO-0250 Oslo
PO Box 1548 Vika
NO-0117 Oslo
Languages Norwegian, English

Christian Galtung works especially with dispute resolution, administrative law, law of tort and company law.

Galtung has represented the government of Norway in the Supreme Court seven times, and private companies three times. He has been Norway’s appointed legal counsel in the EFTA Court. Galtung is recommended by the most prominent rating agencies: Chambers and Legal 500.

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Relevant experience

  • 2007 - Partner, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
  • 2006 - 2007 Senior Associate, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
  • 1994 - 2006 Attorney, The Office of the Attorney General
  • 1992 - 1994 Deputy judge, Ringerike District Court
  • 1991 - 1991 Inspector, the Banking, Insurance and Securities Commission
  • 1990 - 1992 Senior Executive Officer, the Banking, Insurance and Securities Commission
  • 1989 - 1990 Associate, BAHR law firm
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Memberships & Roles

  • Chairman of the Board at Pareto Securities AB since 2019
  • Head of the Norwegian Bar Association’s Law Committee for Administrative Law 2006 - 2015
  • Head of the University of Oslo’s appeals committee for decisions on external work 2007 - 2017
  • Deputy chairman of the Appeals Board for SkatteFUNN (R&D tax incentive scheme) since 2019
  • Member of the University of Oslo’s Suitability Assessment Committee since 2007
  • Board member of Anth. B. Nilsens Børns Fond 1996 - 2019
  • Member of the Norwegian Bar Association
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Awards & Rankings

Christian Galtung is recommended by the rating agencies Chambers and Legal 500

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  • 1999 Master of Law (LL.M.) in EU law, Cambridge University, UK
  • 1999 Admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court
  • 1989 Master of Law, University of Oslo
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