Carl Edvard Roberts

Partner, LawyerOslo

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Carl E. Roberts is an expert on dispute resolution, contract law and administrative law. Carl advises clients in connection with potential disputes and regularly appears as counsel at all court levels, and in arbitration cases. He has extensive experience from large and complex cases within a wide variety of legal areas and industries. Carl's experience includes the handling of disputes within sectors such as renewable energy, offshore, real estate, aviation, fisheries and aquaculture, private schools and kindergartens, as well as the public sector. He has litigated several cases involving contract law issues, including disputes related to share purchase agreements and construction contracts, and within the law of torts encompassing issues in relation to water rights and ground leases. From his previous employment in the public sector, Carl has particular expertise in public law matters. He has handled several cases in the interface between the private and the public sector, including matters involving various ministries, the Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) and the Stock Exchange Appeals Committee. In addition to dispute resolution, Carl also advises clients on contractual issues, property law and public law. He is also experienced in investigations and in criminal procedure in connection with corporate penalties. Carl is a frequent speaker on procedural law issues, both for fellow lawyers within the dispute resolution community and for students.

Work experience

Sertified mediator – Den Norske Advokatforening
Partner – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2005 - 2015
Senior Lawyer/Senior Associate and Associate – Advokatfirmaet Wiersholm AS
2003 - 2005
Deputy Judge – Holmestrand tingrett
1999 - 2009
External examiner, Faculty of Law – University of Bergen
1999 - 2003
Legal Adviser/Adviser/Senior Executive Officer – Legislation Department, Ministry of Justice
Assistant (conscripting legal practitioner) – The Judge Advocate General


Post graduate Diploma, London – King's College
Master of Laws – University of Bergen


Construction projects from beginning to end
Gyldendal rettsdata – Civil proceedings and administrative law (Sivilprosess og forvaltningsrett)