We place great emphasis on understanding the individual clients’ business imperatives and the sectors in which they operate. We assist undertakings along the entire trade and industry value chain, providing advice in connection with contract law issues, the negotiation and framing of contracts, procurement, protection of intellectual property rights, compliance, public law and regulatory matters, as well as issues relating to competition law and the EU/EEA.

Our lawyers have experience as advisors for manufacturing and retail companies, which market their products through various forms of vertical and horizontal collaboration. Our clients operate in a number of different sectors and industries. These include manufacturers and major national retail chains, industrial and service companies, employers’ organisations, trades unions and various trade associations.

Kvale provides assistance in connection with all kinds of intermediary relationships, such as distributor agreements; distribution, provision and agency agreements; logistics agreements and activities associated with such intermediary relationships.

We assist our clients with government relations, contract negotiation, dispute resolution and litigation before the courts.