Berngaard AS


Building and construction

Large industry, many stakeholders.

In an industry with many stakeholders working together, there is a large potential for conflict and financial loss. The building and construction industry had a turnover of 455 billion NOK in 2014 (, and behind this turnover lies a number of extensive contracts.

The projects are often complex, where many parties are involved and multiple processes run simultaneously.

Our experience in the building and construction industry makes it possible for our lawyers to find good solutions, since we know the industry both financially and technically.

We provide our services to all sectors of the industry, as well as assistance in all phases of a construction project. We work closely with the client, so that we become acquainted with their business and their needs. That way we can deliver profitable legal advice.

Berngaard/Sandbek helps you with the elaboration of contracts, so that they can protect your interests. That way it is easier to avoid time-consuming and costly disputes.

Our services include assistance in designing document templates, schedule contract structure in construction projects, plan and implement private and public procurement, design, entry, monitoring and termination of all types of building and construction contracts, as well as final settlement.

We have thorough knowledge of all legal Norwegian standards used in the industry.

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I believe in working closely with the client – it gives the best foundation for profitable advice. Vegard S. Karlsen - Partner/lawyer