Supreme Court - civil cases (all)

Choice of law in connection with divorce

Supreme Court judgment 20 December 2019, HR-2019-2420-A, (case no. 19-129940SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against order. I. A (Counsel Ramborg Hege Elvebakk) v. B (Counsel Svein Steinfeld Jervell) II. B (Counsel Svein Steinfeld Jervell) v. A (Counsel Ramborg Hege Elvebakk)

Decision to hear child welfare cases in open court

On 20 December 2019, Chief Justice Øie decided in case HR-2019-2423-J that the grand chamber cases will be heard in open court with recording and photography ban. (case no. 19-131274SIV-HRET) A, B (Counsel Anders Morten Brosveet) v. X municipality (Counsel Mette Yvonne Larsen) (Assisting counsel Bendik Falch-Koslung) (case no. 19-135171SIV-HRET) C (Counsel Halvard Helle) D (Counsel Paal Berg...

Compensation for VAT for private college

Supreme Court judgment 19 December 2019, HR-2019-2391-A, (case no. 19-104671SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  The State represented by the Tax Directorate (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Alf Henrik Evjenth Kolderup) v. Stiftelsen Røde Kors Nordisk United World College (Counsel Erlend Øen)

Insurance company's right to recourse

Supreme Court judgment 18 December 2019, HR-2019-2386-A, (case no. 19-08904SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. AmTrust International Underwriters Ltd (Counsel Jørgen Svartebekk) v. The bankruptcy estate of Qudos Insurance AS (Counsel Sølve Holen Robstad)

Standard of proof when determining the age of asylum seekers

Supreme Court judgment 12 December 2019, HR-2019-2344-A, (case no. 19-093113SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A, B, C, D, D, E (Counsel Georg Abusdal Engebretsen), Norwegian Organisation for asylum seekers (NOAS) (Counsel Jan Fougner) (third-party intervener) v. The State represented by the Immigration Appeals Board (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Ingrid Skog...

The validity of a rejection of application for sick pay

Supreme Court judgment 11 December 2019, HR-2019-2336-A, (case no. 19-077805SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A (Counsel Silje Elisabeth Stenvaag) v. The State represented by the Directorate of Labour and Welfare (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Siri Kristin Kristiansen)

Insurance company's duty to pay VAT for received data services

Supreme Court judgment 11 December 2019, HR-2019-2335-A, (case no. 19-073541SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Gjensidige Pensjonsforsikring AS (Counsel Per Oskar Tobiassen) v. The State represented by the Tax Directorate (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Nils Sture Nilsson)  

Expulsion

Supreme Court judgment 9 December 2019, HR-2019-2286-A, (case no. 19-083349SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. The State represented by the Immigration Appeals Board (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Hilde Ruus) v. A, B (third-party intervener), C (third-party intervener), D (third-party intervener), E (third-party intervener), F (third-party intervener) (Counsel...

Section 6-3 subsection 1 of the Child Welfare Act

Supreme Court order 9 December 2019, HR-2019-2301-A, (case no. 19-078205SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against order. A (Counsel Knut Gunnar Brindem) v. X municipality (Counsel Frode Lauareid), B (Counsel Olav Sylte) Attending in accordance with section 30-13 of the Dispute Act: The State represented by the the Ministry of Children and Family Affairs (The Office of the Attorney General represent...

Exclusion of justices from drawing to a grand chamber

The Chief Justice's decision 29 November 2019, HR-2019-2237-J, (case no. 19-131274SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A, B (Counsel Anders Morten Brosveet) v. X municipality (Counsel Mette Yvonne Larsen) (Assisting counsel Bendik Falch-Koslung)  

Exclusion of justices from drawing to a grand chamber

The Chief Justice's decision 29 November 2019, HR-2019-2238-J, (case no. 19-135171SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A, B (Counsel Anders Morten Brosveet) v. X municipality (Counsel Mette Yvonne Larsen) (Assisting counsel Bendik Falch-Koslung)

Exclusion of justices from drawing to a grand chamber

The Chief Justice's decision 29 November 2019, HR-2019-2239-J, (case no. 19-140764SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A, B (Counsel Anders Morten Brosveet) v. X municipality (Counsel Mette Yvonne Larsen) (Assisting counsel Bendik Falch-Koslung)

Trademark infringement on the Internet

Supreme Court judgment 28 November 2019, HR-2019-2213-A, (case no. 19-087366SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Video Communication Services AS (Counsel Magnus Hauge Greaker) v. Appear TV AS (Counsel Henrik Felix Reimers)  

Conditions for bringing action in Norway against foreign companies

Supreme Court order 27 November 2019, HR-2019-2206-A, (case no. 19-023426SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against order. I. Bring Express Sverige AB Bring Cargo Inrikes AB Bring Linehaul AB Bring Frigo Åkeri AB Svebol Logistics AB Bring Åkeri AB Bring Trucking a.s. (Counsel Ole Rasmus Asbjørnsen) v. Iveco S.p.A Iveco Magirus AG CNH Industrial N.V. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (Counsel Aksel...

The validity of order regarding national insurance fee

Supreme Court judgment 26 November 2019, HR-2019-2193-A, (case no. 19-033122SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. The State represented by The Directorate of Labour and Welfare (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Jenny Arge Sandvig) v. Trond Bjørshol (Counsel Anette Fjeld)

Qualification

Supreme Court order 26 November 2019, HR-2019-2191-A, (case no. 19-093113SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A, B, C, D, E (Counsel Georg Abusdal Engebretsen), Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (NOAS) (third-party intervener) (Counsel Jan Fougner) v. The State represented by the Immigration Appeals Board (The Attorney General represented by Ingrid Skog Hauge)

The scope of a regulation plan prohibiting road snow clearing

Supreme Court judgment 14 November 2019, HR-2019-2102-A, (case no. 19-036177SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  Sel municipality (Counsel Birgitte Bie Mørkved), Utmarkskommunenes Sammenslutning (USS) (Counsel Caroline Lund) (third-party intervener) v. Torbjørn Mæhlum, Vidar Vollsæter, Jarl Ødegården, Helge Farsund, Ola Flåten, Willy Preintoft, Kjell-Gunnar Larsen, Ole Johan Prytz,...

Selection pool in connection with restructuring and downsizing

Supreme Court judgment 29 October 2019, HR-2019-1986-A (case no. 19-026350SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  Telenor Norge AS (Counsel Sten Foyn), Abelia (third-party intervener) (Counsel Margrethe Meder) v. A (Counsel Karl Inge Rotmo), EL og IT Forbundet (third-party intervener) (Counsel Rune Lium)

Claim for compensation for prosecution ending in acquittal

Supreme Court judgment 24 October 2019, HR-2019-1969-A, (case no. 19-066887SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  The State represented by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Arne Johan Dahl) v. A (Counsel John Christian Elden)

Claim for post-settlement, collective bargaining law

Supreme Court judgment 15 October 2019, HR-2019-1914-A, (case no. 19-47743SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment Audnedal kommune, KS (third-party intervener)  (Counsel Øyvind Gjelstad) v. A (Counsel Børge Benum), Fagforbundet (third-party intervener) (Counsel Kjetil Edvardsen)

Claim for damages after public procurement - The Fosen-Linjen case

The Supreme Court judgment 27 September 2019, HR-2019-1801-A (case no. 18-77187SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  I. AtB AS (Counsel Goud Helge Homme Fjellheim) (Assisting counsel Anne Hesjedal Sending) v. Fosen-Linjen AS (Counsel Anders Tholfsen Thue) (Assisting counsel Christian Henrik Prahl Reusch), The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (Counsel Morten Goller) (third-party...

Order that the lessor take over a building on the leased ground when the lease is terminated

Supreme Court judgment 26 September 2019, HR-2019-1784-A, (case no. 19-35999SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against a reappraisal.   I. Foretakseiendom AS (Counsel Ole Edvard Tokvam) v. Oslo municipality (The Office of the City Advocate in Oslo represented by Atle Torvund) II. Oslo municipality (The Office of the City Advocate in Oslo represented by Atle Torvund) v. Foretakseiendom AS (Counsel Ol...

Pre-emption right under the Creditors Recovery Act

Supreme Court order 26 September 2019, HR-2019-1786-A, (case no. 19-27811SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against order.    The bankruptcy estate of Overføringsavtalens Sikringsordning (Counsel Andreas Norby) v. The bankruptcy estate of Oslo Vei AS, (Counsel Christian Østerdahl Poulsson)

Inheritance: The scope of future authorisation

Supreme Court order 18 September 2019, HR-2019-1758-A, (case no. 19-11479SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A (Counsel Bent Endresen) v. B, C (Counsel Janne Karin Rasmussen)

Tax on foreign securities fund

Supreme Court judgment 11 September 2019, HR-2019-1726-A, (case no. 18-183750SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  The State represented by the Tax Directorate (Counsel Ole Kristian Rigland) (Assisting counsel Alf Henrik Evjenth Kolderup) v. Storebrand International Private Equity V Limited (Counsel Henning Harborg) (Assisting counsel Finn Backer-Grøndahl)

Prohibition against the use of Lovdata's databases

Supreme Court order 11 September 2019 (HR-2019-1725-A (case no. 19-22475SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against order. Fredrik Ljone, Håkon Wium Lie (Counsel Halvor Manshaus) v. Stiftelsen Lovdata (Counsel Jon Wessel-Aas)

Deductible for nursing home stay

Supreme Court judgment 6 September 2019, HR-2019-1696-A, (case no. 19-001947SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A, B (Counsel Knut Helge Hurum) v. Tromsø municipality (The City Advocate of Tromsø represented by Aas Eide), The State represented by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Ingrid Skog Hauge)

Set-off against old-age pension

Supreme Court judgment 2 September 2019, HR-2019-1662-A, (case no. 19-4335SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A (Counsel Karl Nicolai Vogt Skjerdal), Union of Education (third-party intervener) (Counsel Nicolay Skarning) v. The State represented by the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund (The Office of the Attorney General represented by Hilde Ruus)

Forced adoption

Supreme Court judgment 28 June 2019, HR-2019-1272-A (case no. 19-051417SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment A (Counsel Odd Arild Helland), B (Counsel Svein Kjetil Lode Svendsen) v. X municipality (Counsel Jens Otto Haugland)

Retention of DNA profile

Supreme Court judgment 26 June 2019, HR-2019-1226-A, (case no. 19-014740SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A (Counsel John Christian Elden) v. The State represented by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security (Counsel Knut-Fredrik Haug-Hustad)

Moving with children to Italy

Supreme Court judgment 26 June 2019, HR-2019-1230-A (case no. 19-009047SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment A (Counsel Mette Renholt Ackenhausen) v. B (Counsel Leif Oscar Olsen) 

Claim for extra payment for disruption

Supreme Court judgment 26 June 2019, HR-2019-1225-A (case no. 18-175510SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. I. Oppland County Authority (Counsel Arve Martin Bjørnvik) (Assisting counsel: Johnny Johansen) v. Hab Construction AS (Counsel Nils-Henrik Pettersson) II. Hab Construction AS (Counsel Nils-Henrik Pettersson) v. Oppland County Authority (Counsel Arve Martin Bjørnvik) (Assisting...

The property tax case in Oslo

Supreme Court judgment and order 25 June 2019, HR-2019-1198-A (case no. 18-193373SIV-HRET and case no. 19-002038SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. I. Oslo municipality (The Office of the Municipal Attorney in Oslo represented by Trine Riiber), Counsel Bodil Høstmælingen, KS (third-party intervener) (Counsel Frode Lauareid) v. John Sverre Svendsen (group representative) (Counsel...

Ground lease

Supreme Court judgment 24 June 2019, HR-2019-1206-A (case no. 18-179157SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against reappraisal. Mallin Eiendom AS, Stiftelsen Karibu (Counsel Carina Orge Borchgrevink Næss) v. Marianne Cecilia Lundin and others (Counsel Anders Christian Stray Ryssdal). Attending in accordance with section 30-13 of the Dispute Act: The Ministry of Justice and Public Security (The Office...

Urban land consolidation

Supreme Court judgment 18 June 2019, HR-2019-1152-A, (case no. 18-169674SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. I. Tønsberg municipality (Counsel Steinar Mageli) v. Reservatveien Bolig AS, Kilen Syd AS, Tolvkanten AS (Counsel Erik Bjørn), Reservatveien 4 AS, Reservatveien 8 AS (Counsel Ola Nygard) (Assisting counsel Morten Steenstrup) II. Reservatveien 4 AS, Reservatveien 8 AS (Counsel...

Insurance settlement after traffic accident

Supreme Court judgment 18 June 2019, HR-2019-1153-A, (case no. 18-188052SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. If Skadeforsikring NUF (Counsel Nora Lund Lefdal) v. A (Counsel Einar Ingvald Skrøder Lohne)

Appraisers did not violate their professional responsibility

Supreme Court judgment 7 June 2019, HR-2019-1079-A, (case no. 18-137830SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Eli Flatmark Stavnes Pettersen (Counsel Per Christian Grant-Carlsen) v. Tryg Forsikring, Pål Haug, Hans Petter Biørnstad (Counsel Hildegunn Piro)

The bankruptcy estate's right to assert an independent claim after limitation

Supreme Court judgment 6 June 2019, HR-2019-1073-A, (case no. 18-168174SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. The bankruptcy estate of Marine Subsea AS (Counsel Kåre Idar Moljord) v. XL Insurance Company SE (Counsel Anders Wilhelm Færden), Hans Christian Nygaard (Counsel Caterina Håland Gaeta) (Assisting counsel Bjørn Stordrange)

The court of appeal's order to present evidence

Supreme Court order 27 May 2019, HR-2019-997-A, (case no. 18-186326SIV-HRET) Felleskjøpet Agri SA (Counsel Fredrik Lilleaas Ellingsen) v. Infor (Steinhausen) II GmbH (Counsel Ola Haugen) 

Employment law – validity of dismissal of a chief officer

Supreme Court judgment 15 May 2019, HR-2019-928-A, (case no. 18-145269SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Hurtigruten Sjø AS, Hurtigruten AS (Counsel Sten Foyn), NHO Sjøfart (third-party intervener) (Counsel Kurt Weltzien) v. A (Counsel Christopher Hansteen), Norsk Sjøoffisersforbund (third-party intervener) (Counsel Sigurd-Øyvind Kambestad)

The Road Transport Act or the Maritime Code for combined transport

Supreme Court judgment 14 May 2019, HR-2019-912-A, (case no. 18-154904SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment dom. I. Kuehne + Nagel AS (Counsel Yngve von Ahnen) v.Axa Corporate Solutions, Nexans Norway AS, CNA Insurance Company Ltd (Counsel Trond Hatland) II. Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, Pentagon Freight Services AS (Counsel Frithjof Herlofsen) v. Kuehne + Nagel AS (Counsel Yngve von Ahne...

Contracting - Claim for price adjustment

Supreme Court judgment 2 May 2019, HR-2019-830-A, (case no. 18-156371SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Magne Sveen AS (Counsel Ola Haugen), Maskinentreprenørenes Forbund (third-party intervener) (Counsel Are Hunskaar) v. The State represented by the Ministry of Transport (Counsel Andreas Rostveit)

Lessor's right to coverage of repair costs

Supreme Court judgment 25 April 2019, HR-2019-781-A, (case no. 18-139381SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Unique Digital Nordic AS (Counsel Thorvald Ornell Myhre) v. Magic Properties AS (Counsel Håvard Hestenes Lothe)

The principles for valuation of agricultural and forest land

Supreme Court judgment 2 April 2019, HR-2019-647-A, (case no. 18-193765SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. John Hedalen (Counsel Oddvar Myhren Møllerløkken) v. Solveig Hedalen, Marit Hedalen Småvik, Kirsti Hedalen, Tom Hedalen (Counsel Christian Wefling)

Reversal of mandate for expert in a case concerning securing of evidence

Supreme Court order 4 March 2019, HR-2019-439-A, (case no. 18-141709SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against order. I. Songa Holding AS, Offshore Heavy Transport AS (Counsel Eirik Wensell Raanes) v. Spar Shipping AS (Counsel Jan Magne Isaksen) II. Lotus Marine AS, Oceanus (Luxembourg) S.à r.l. (Counsel Thomas Gjølberg Naalsund) v. Spar Shipping AS (Counsel Jan Magne Isaksen) III. Grand China...

The significance of seniority in downsizing processes

Supreme Court judgment 28 February 2019, HR-2019-424-A, (case no. 18-048786SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Skanska Norge AS (Counsel Jarl Borgvin Dørre), The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (Counsel Kurt Weltzien) (third-party intervener) v. Inge Kristian Einset, Richard Mark Bell, Jim Aune, Kolbjørn Dolmseth, Bent Åge Andersen, Egil Grongstad (Counsel Edvard Bakke), The...

Liability for liquidation board for alleged errors

Supreme Court judgment 15 February 2019 in HR-2019-317-A, (case no. 18-103200SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Even Harry Rønvik (Counsel Espen Reidar Ostling) v. Eivind Åkerland (Counsel Peter Vagle)

Liability for injuries sustained on a RIB tour

Supreme Court judgment 15 February 2019, HR-2019-318-A, (case no. 18-128574SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. A (Counsel Tom Sørum) v. Gjensidige Forsikring ASA (Counsel Merete Anita Utgård)

Floating dock violated a neighbour's foreshore rights

Supreme Court judgment 13 February 2019, HR-2019-280-A, (case no. 18-112942SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  I. Ellen Margrethe Syvertsen (Counsel Jens-Henrik Lien) v. Skjærhalden Gjestehavn AS (Counsel Tore Skar) II. Skjærhalden Gjestehavn AS (Counsel Tore Skar) v. Ellen Margrethe Syvertsen (Counsel Jens-Henrik Lien)

VAT for harness racing

Supreme Court judgment 12 February 2019, HR-2019-273-A, (case no. 18-096925SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment.  Åsbjørn Tengsareid (Counsel Rune Helgestad Eriksen), Det Norske Travselskap (third-party intervener) (Counsel Kaare Andreas Shetelig) v. The State represented by the Tax Directorate (The Office of the Attorney General represented by  Kari Sigurdsen)

Delivery of goods despite the seller's stoppage order

Supreme Court judgment 6 February 2019, HR-2019-231-A, (case no. 18-051892SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment: Genfoot Inc. (Counsel Tage Brigt Andreassen Skoghøy) v. SCHENKERocean Ltd (Counsel Hans Peder Bjerke)

Duty to pay salaries during lay-off processes

Supreme Court judgment 31 January 2019, HR-2019-178-A, (case no. 18-163837SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Transocean Offshore (North Sea) Ltd. (advokat Pål Tangen), (Assisting counsel Voggi Bondi) v. John Håkon Larsen (Counsel Bent Endresen), Industri Energi (third-party intervener) (Counsel Eyvind Mossige)

Rectification of decision on litigation costs

Supreme Court decision 28 January 2019, HR-2019-146-A, (case no. 18-084484SIV-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Manager for former advocate Jon Eilif, Orrems law firm, Anne Helsingeng (Counsel Anne Helsingeng) v. AIG Europe Limited (Counsel Svein Åge Bergset), Tryg Forsikring, Storetvedt Regnskapsbyrå AS (Counsel Trine Vøien)

Tax deduction for group contribution

Supreme Court judgment 28 January 2019, HR-2019-140-A (case no. 18-069096-HRET), civil case, appeal against judgment. Yara International ASA (Counsel Morten Goller) v. The state represented by the Central Tax Office for Large Enterprises

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