Rulings 2018

Who is the employer of pilots and cabin crew in the airline Norwegian?

Supreme Court judgment 12 December 2018, HR-2018-2371-A, (case no. 18-042829SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment, Hans Joachim Strøm, Berndt Anders Salmonsson, Halvor Vatnar, Kim Rossing Jensen, Trude Mathisen, Anita Johannessen, Oddbjørn Ketil Holsether, René-Charles Gustavsen, Trond Erik Torgersen, Alf Wilhelm Villum Hansen, Anne Marit Breimyr Lindén (Counsel Christen Horn Johannessen), The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (intervener), The Norwegian Pilots' Union (intervener, Counsel Håkon Angell), The Confederation of Vocational Unions (intervener, Counsel Sigurd-Øyvind Kambestad) v. Norwegian Air Norway AS (Counsel Christian Backe), Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (Counsel Tarjei Thorkildsen), The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (intervener, Counsel Margrethe Meder)

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Copyright protection in television broadcasting

Supreme Court judgment 28 November 2018, HR-2018-2268-A (case no. 2018/233), civil case, appeal against judgment, Riks-TV AS (Counsel Andreas Bernt, assisting counsel Rasmus Asbjørnsen) v. TONO SA (Counsel Camilla Vislie).

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Revocation of temporary residence permit

Supreme Court judgment 8 November 2018, HR-2018-2133-A (case no. 2017/2179), civil case, appeal against judgment. A, B, C, D (Counsel Torbjørn Kolås Sognefest) v. The state represented by the Immigration Appeals Board (The office of the Attorney General represented by Anne Hesjedal Sending)

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Right of reservation for a regular general practitioner

Supreme Court judgment 11 October 2018, HR-2018-1958-A (case n0. 2018/199), civil case, appeal against judgment. I. Sauherad municipality (Counsel Frode Lauareid) v. A, Norges Kristelige Legeforening (intervener) (Counsel Håkon H. Bleken), II. A, Norges Kristelige Legeforening (intervener) (Counsel Håkon H. Bleken) v. Sauherad municipality (Counsel Frode Lauareid)

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Consent to adoption of five-year-old

Supreme Court judgment 11 September 2018, HR-2018-1720-A (case no. 2018/77), civil case, appeal against judgment, A (Counsel Camilla Hagen) B (Counsel Christian Gustavsen) v. Municipality of X (Counsel Mette Yvonne Larsen)

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Sentence for participation etc. in ISIL

Supreme Court judgment 4 September 2018, HR-2018-1650-A (case no. 18-044407HRETSTR), criminal case, appeal against judgment. A (Counsel John Christian Elden v. The public prosecution authority (Counsel Frederik G. Ranke)

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Limitation funds cannot be used to cover interest claims

Supreme Court judgment 28 June 2018, HR-2018-1260-A, (case no. 2017/2118), civil case, appeal against judgment, The London Steam-Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Association Ltd., The Roc Maritime Inc. c/o Franco & Franco, Cosco (H.K) Shipping Co Ltd. (Counsel Gaute Gjelsten) v. The state represented by the Ministry of Transport and Communication (The Attorney General represented by Ole Kristian Rigland)

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Gassled: the Ministry's amendment of Tariff Regulations was valid

Supreme Court judgment 28 June 2018, HR-2018-1258-A (case no. 2017/1891), civil case, appeal against judgment CapeOmega AS (Counsel Thomas G. Michelet and assisting counsel Kyrre Eggen), Solveig Gas Norway AS, Silex Gas Norway AS, Infragas Norge AS (Counsel Jan B. Jansen, counsel Thomas K. Svensen and assisting counsel Kyrre Eggen) v. The state represented by the Ministry of Oil and Energy (The Attorney-General represented by Tolle Stabell and Christian Fredrik Michelet, and assisting counsel Håvard H. Holdø)

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Enforcement of English ruling

Supreme Court order 28 June 2018, HR-2018-1265-A, (case no. 2017/1886), civil case, appeal against order, Deutsche Bank AG (Counsel Olav Fredrik Perland) v. Erik Martin Vik (Counsel Hans Ingvald Stensholdt)

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Order to put down a dog was valid (Bob)

Supreme Court judgment 6 June 2018, HR-2018-1058-A (case no. 2017/2028), civil case, appeal against judgment, A   (Counsel Andreas Meidell), NOAH - for animal rights (intervener) (Counsel Stephen Knudtzon) v. The state represented by the Ministry of Justice and Police Security (Attorney-General represented by Torje Sunde)

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Order to put down a dog was valid (Rambo)

Supreme Court judgment 6 June 2018, HR-2018-1057-A (case no. 2017/1678), civil case, appeal against judgment, A   (Counsel Knut Jullumstrø) v. The state represented by the Ministry of Justice and Police Security (Attorney-General represented by Torje Sunde)

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Adjustment of ground rent

Supreme Court 9 May 2018, HR-2018-865-S (case no. 2017/1693), civil case, appeal against reappraisal. Nannestad municipality (Counsel Christian Piene Gundersen) v. Rådyrvegen housing cooperative (Counsel Torstein Burkeland) Attending under section 30-13 of the Dispute Act: The state represented by the Ministry of Justice and Police Security (The Office of the Attorney General represented Karen Mellingen)  

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Direct action against insurer after ship collision

Supreme Court order 9 May 2018, HR-2018-869-A (case no. 2017/1119), civil case, appeal against judgment, Assuranceforeningen Gard – gjensidig – Stolt Commitment B.V. Stolt Tankers B.V. Stolt-Nielsen B.V. (Counsel Herman Steen, advokat Kaare Andreas Shetelig) v. A Line Corporation Trust Company, Complex, Marship MPP GmbH Co. KG, (Counsel Kristian Lindhartsen and Andreas Stang Lund)

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Claim of defect directly against a workshop instead of against the seller

Supreme Court judgment 10 April 2018, HR-2018-648-A (case no. 2017/1628), civil case, appeal against judgment Rutebileiernes Standardiseringsaksjeselskap, Norges Bilbransjeforbund (intervener) (Counsel Fredrik Edvardsen) v. Kjell Asmund Akerholt Norges Automobil-Forbund (intervener) (Counsel Jens Christian Riege)

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Revocation of refugee status and residence permit

Supreme Court judgment of 23 March 2018, HR-2018-572-A, (case no. 2017/1659), civil case, appeal against judgment. The state represented by the Immigration Appeals Board (Attorney General Kari Sigursen) v. A, B, C  (Counsel Vera Vikki)

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The scope of collective rights of use to land in Nesseby, Finnmark

Supreme Court judgment of 9 March 2018, HR-2018-456-P (case no. 2017/860), civil case, appeal against judgment.   I. Finnmark Estate Agency (FeFo)(Counsel Kristin Bjella) (Assisting counsel Frode A. Innjord) Reindeer Grazing District 6/5D (intervener) (Counsel Anja Jonassen) Meskelv regional society (intervener) (Counsel Kristoffer Dons Brøndbo) v.             Nesseby regional society (Counsel Brynjar Østgård) (Assisting counsel: Frode Elgesem) II. Nesseby regional society (Counsel Brynjar Østgård) (Assisting counsel: Frode Elgesem) v.             Finnmark Estate Agency (FeFo)(Counsel Kristin Bjella)   (Assisting counsel Frode A. Innjord) Reindeer Grazing District 6/5D (intervener) (Counsel Anja Jonassen) Meskelv regional society (intervener) (Counsel Kristoffer Dons Brøndbo)  

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Whether a lawyer’s digital archive could be seized when the lawyer himself was charged with serious crimes.

Supreme Court order of 17 January 2018, HR-2018-104-A, (case no. 2017/1907), criminal case, appeal against order  A (Counsel Kim Ellertsen and Anders Brosveet) v. The public prosecution authority (Public prosecutor Katharina Rise)

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Fulfilment of obligation to subscribe for shares in a capital increase

Supreme Court judgment of 18 January 2018, HR-2018-111-A (case no. 2017-1573), civil case, appeal against judgment  Ree Minerals Holding AS (Counsel Knud Jacob Knudsen) v. Norman Finans AS (Counsel Stein Owe)

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Trademark right

Supreme Court judgment of 17 January 2018, HR-2018-110-A (case no. 2017/1490), civil case, appeal against judgment.   Addcon Nordic AS (Counsel Håkon H. Bleken) v. Halfdan L. Solberg (Counsel Thomas Rieber-Mohn)

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