Magnus works on litigation and dispute resolution before ordinary courts and arbitration panels. He is admitted to the Supreme Court. Magnus is an "old-fashioned litigator", in the sense that he handles a diverse portfolio of cases within many different fields of law, often teaming up with lawyers possessing case relevant expertise. Many of Magnus's cases are complex and fact-heavy.
Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and over many years the Norwegian Financial Daily, have ranked Magnus as one of Norway's most prominent experts on litigation and dispute resolution.
Magnus Hellesylt is enormously experienced. His advice is sharp, relevant and always pragmatic. The client’s interest are front and center to what he does.
Partner, Wiersholm, 1989
Lawyer, Wiersholm, Bachke & Helliesen, 1985
Honours and awards
Band 1 , Chambers Global , Dispute Resolution - Norway, 2022
Hall of Fame , Legal 500, 2022, Dispute Resolution , 2022
Band 1, Chambers Global, Dispute Resolution - Norway, 2021
Hall of Fame, Legal 500, Dispute resolution, 2021
Band 1, Chambers Europe, Dispute Resolution - Norway, 2020
Hall of Fame, Legal 500, Dispute Resolution, 2020