Sverre Nordlie

Partner, LawyerOslo

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Sverre Nordlie


Sverre Nordlie has more than 20 years’ experience in commercial real estate transactions and property development. He has represented many of the largest companies within these sectors in a number of transactions and development projects, and has a deep understanding of all of the relevant aspects of such transactions and projects. His experience also includes the structuring of real estate transactions and development projects, tax, VAT and financing optimisation, and the establishment of various forms of joint ventures. Sverre has also been adviser in several transactions involving foreign companies. Sverre is pragmatic and commercially oriented, and is often appointed as trusted adviser by his principals. He also has significant expertise in other real estate matters, such as zoning issues, lease agreements, homeowner association issues and sectioning. Within transactions and M&A, Sverre focuses on the sale and purchase of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). His practice also covers general company and contract law matters, and he is also regularly engaged by SMEs in matters related to strategy and business development. Sverre is recommended/noted by the international rating agencies Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and Who is Who Legal. "He's a very business-minded lawyer that really understands what's important from a commercial perspective." Chambers 2022 "Sverre Nordlie has a very good reputation in the market and an excellent understanding of real estate economics" Legal 500 2022

Work experience

Partner – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
1999 - 2007
Associate/Senior Associate – Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA


1993 - 1999
Cand.jur. – University of Oslo