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Inger Hygen


CMS Kluge
Allehelgensgate 2, entrance A
NO-5016 Bergen
PO Box 394 Sentrum
NO-5805 Bergen
Languages Norwegian, English, German

Hygen has extensive experience in a wide range of disciplines, primarily within real estate, corporate law, law of obligations and property, in addition to dispute resolution. Since 2010 she has been responsible for the property department in Bergen. Inger engage in counselling and litigation within various real estate issues for developers, property owners, builders, consultants and contractors. The company law assistance applies to counselling both from owner’s perspective, at board level and to the administration, including the relationship between company and owners, between different levels of management, and internally between group companies, in addition to assistance regarding all parts of external activities.

The law of obligations and property expertise relates to transactions, contracts, lien and property disputes, particularly related to monetary claims, contract settlement and nonconformity. Since 1999 Hygen has conducted a large number of cases before the District Court and Court of Appeal, and has also conducted one case before the Supreme Court. Hygen has additional expertise within economy/accounting principles.

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Relevant experience

  • 2009 Partner, Kluge Advokatfirma
  • 2006 - 2008 Lawyer, Kluge Advokatfirma
  • 2004 - 2006 Leave of absence – resident in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1999 - 2004 Lawyer, Kluge Advokatfirma
  • 1997 - 1999 Deputy judge, Jæren County Court
  • 1996 - 1997 Teaching, Folkeuniversitetet in Stavanger and Høgskolen in Rogaland
  • 1994 - 1996 Assistant professor, Faculty of law, University of Tromsø
  • 1991 - 1993 Legal profession/economist, directorial office of Vesta Insurance
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Memberships & Roles

  • 2020 - Board member of Krohnås Holding AS and Krohnås Eiendom AS
  • 2016 - 2018 Member of the expert committee for preparation of the new Act relating to harbours and fairways (The Harbour Act)
  • 2015 - Member of the Norwegian Lawyers Licensing Committee
  • 2011 - 2013 Board member of Lingalaks AS
  • 2009 - 2011 Board member of IOR Technology AS
  • 2008 - 2017 Company secretary Yeoman Halsvik AS (now: DC Halsvik Aggregates AS)
  • 2008 - 2010 Board member of Marine Farms ASA
  • 2006 - 2014 Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Norwegian Bar Association, Hordaland district
  • 1992 - 1997 Examiner, faculty of law, University of Tromsø
  • Member of the Norwegian bar association
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  • 2018 Coauther of the Official Norwegian Report NOU 2018:4 «Sjøveien videre»
  • 2011 Orientering om revidert utgave av norsk anbefaling for eierstyring og selskapsledelse.
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  • 1987 - 1991 Law Degree, University of Tromsø
  • 1986 - 1987 Business Economist, BI Norwegian Business School
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