Rulings 2020

Translated rulings

The prohibition against sexual harassment

Supreme Court judgment 22 December 2020, HR-2020-2476-A, (sak nr. 20-027579SIV-HRET) og (sak nr. 20-027583SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  I. A (Counsel Tina Storsletten Nordstrøm), Fellesforbundet (intervener) (Counsel Lars Olav Skårberg) v. B (Counsel Nicolay Skarning) II. C (Counsel Hedvig Cecilie Svardal) (Assisting counsel Jan-Erik Sverre) v. A (Counsel Tina Storsletten...

Three Supreme Court justices disqualified from serving

Supreme Court order issued 28 October 2020 by the plenary of the Supreme Court, HR-2020-2079-P, (case no. 20-051052SIV-HRET) Nature and Youth Norway Greenpeace Nordic The Norwegian Society for the Conservation of Nature (third-party intervener) The Grandparents Climate Campaign (third-party intervener) (Counsel Emanuel Feinberg and Cathrine Hambro) v. The State represented by the Ministry of...

Child welfare. Revocation of care order.

Supreme Court 15 September 2020,HR-2020-1788-A, (case no. 20-035781SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  A, B (Counsel Mehvish Taj Haider) v. X municipality (Counsel Mette Yvonne Larsen) (Assisting counsel: Bendik Falch-Koslung)

The relationship between the employer and the employee during a transfer of undertaking

Supreme Court judgment 26 June 2020, HR-2020-1339-A, (case no. 19-152294SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. I. ISS Facility Services AS, The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) (third-party intervener) (Counsel Kurt Weltzien), The Employers' Association Spekter (third-party intervener) (Counsel Tarjei Thorkildsen) v. Oløf Gunnlaugsdottir mfl. (Counsel Alexander Salvatore...

Jurisdiction under Article 11 (2) of the Lugano Convention

Supreme Court order 24 June 2020, HR-2020-1328-A, (case no. 19-151103SIV-HRET) and (case no. 19-151228SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against order.  I. Marship MPP GmbH Co. KG, A Line Corporation Trust Company Complex (advokat Andreas Stang Lund) v. Assuranceforeningen Gard – gjensidig (Counsel Herman Steen) II. Marship MPP GmbH Co. KG, A Line Corporation Trust Company Complex (advokat Andreas...

Rejection of request for reopening

The Supreme Court order 9 June 2020, HR-2020-1201-A, (case no. 20-007980SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against order.  A (Counsel Gisken Elisabeth Brungot) v. X municipality (Counsel Øyvind Grødal), B, C (Counsel Mette Yvonne Larsen)

Trademark infringement

Supreme Court judgment 2 June 2020, HR-2020-1142-A, (case no. 19-141420SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  Henrik Huseby (Counsel Per Harald Gjerstad) v. Apple Inc (Counsel Sigurd Holter Torp)

Confiscation order against the owner of a vessel

Supreme Court order 31 March 2020, HR-2020-710-A, (case no. 19-166502STR-HRET), criminal case, appeal against order.  Osprey (PD357) Limited (Counsel Tor Henning Rustan Knudsen) v. The Public Prosecution Authority (Counsel Lars Fause and Tore Kulstad)

Child welfare: Adoption and the application of Article 8 of the ECHR

Supreme Court order 27 March 2020, HR-2020-661-S, (case no. 00-0000001SIV-HRET), appeal against X Court of Appeal's decision 12 August 2019 A (Counsel Halvard Helle), B (Counsel Paal Berg Helland) v. Y municipality (Counsel Mette Yvonne Larsen), (Assisting counsel Bendik Falch-Koslung), KS (third-party intervener), (Counsel Frode Lauareid) Participating in accordance with section 30-13 of the...

Child welfare - care order and contact rights. The application of Article 8 of ECHR

Supreme Court order 27 March 2020, HR-2020-663-S, (case no. 00-000001SIV-HRET) and (case no. 00-000002SIV-HRET), appeals against X Court of Appeal's decisions 19 July 2019 and 29 July 2019 I. A (Counsel Bente Mostad Tjugum) v. Y municipality (Counsel Frode Lauareid), (Assisting counsel: Trine Riiber), KS (third-party intervener) (Counsel Frode Lauareid), B (Counsel: Steinar Thomassen) II. B...

Non-compliant management of securities funds.

Supreme Court judgment 27 February 2020, HR-2020-475-A, (case no. 19-103417SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  DNB Asset Management AS (Counsel Frode Andersen Innjord) v. The Norwegian Consumer Council (class representative) (Counsel Jens-Henrik Lien and Steinar Mageli)

Limitation of insurance claims in international maritime insurance

Supreme Court judgment 4 February 2020, HR-2020-257-A, (case no. 19-053865SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  I. Assuranseforeningen SKULD (Gjensidig) SKULD Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association (Bermuda) Ltd (Counsel Atle Johansen Skaldebø-Rød) v. Assuranceforeningen Gard – gjensidig (Counsel Bjarne Andreas Meidell) (Assisting counsel: Stephen Knudtzon) II. SwissMarine...

The main contractor's objections to the subcontractor's final account

Supreme Court judgment 31 January 2020, HR-2020-228-A, (case no. 19-132407SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Skanska Norge AS (Counsel Asbjørn Lyséll Dølvik), Entreprenørforeningen - Bygg og Anlegg (Counsel Nils-Henrik Pettersson), (EBA) (third-party intervener) v. HGT AS (Counsel Henrik Garmann), Maskinentreprenørenes Forbund (Counsel Arve Martin Bjørnvik) (third-party intervener)

Hate speech on Facebook 1

Supreme Court judgment 29 January 2020, HR-2020-184-A, (case no. 19-104841STR-HRET), criminal case, appeal against judgment. A (Counsel Laila Kjærevik) v. The Public Prosecution Authority (Counsel Kristine Herrebrøden)

Hate speech on Facebook 2

Supreme Court judgment 29 January 2020, HR-2020-185-A, (case no. 19-111561STR-HRET), criminal case, appeal against judgment. A (Counsel Håkon Mathias Sterling Danielsen) v. The Public Prosecution Authority (Counsel Kristine Herrebrøden)

Care order and contact rights

Supreme Court judgment 27 March 2020, HR-2020-662-S, (case no. 00-000000SIV-HRET), appeal against X Court of Appeal's judgment 24 June 2019. A, B (Counsel Anders Brosveet) v. Y municipality (Counsel Mette Yvonne Larsen) (Assisting counsel advokat Bendik Falch-Koslung), KS (third-party intervener) (Counsel Frode Lauareid). Participating in accordance with section 30-13 of the Dispute Act: The...

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