Our lawyers have extensive experience in assisting municipalities and other public institutions with legal advice and litigation. A number of Harris’s lawyers have backgrounds in central and local government, in various government committees and in the courts.
Harris is also a full-time litigator for the Norwegian Complaints Board for Public Procurement (KOFA).
Harris provides assistance to the public sector in, among other areas:
- Labour, employment and benefits
- Child welfare services
- Company law
- Municipal law
- Administrative law
- Property development
- Environmental and energy law
- Tax law
- Planning and building law
- Public procurement
- Process and dispute resolution
- Competition law, state aid and EEA
At the opposite end of the spectrum, Harris actively supports our private clients in their dealings with the public sector. The services we provide to this client base include: application processes, competition exposure, public tenders, administrative procedures and appeals to public bodies, including the Parliamentary Ombudsman, and in court proceedings.