Runar Hansen is Group Head of Litigation and Regulatory Group. He focuses on Insurance Law, Director’s and Officer’s liability, Professional Indemnity, Transport and Litigation. 

Hansen serves as legal advisor to several major Norwegian and international insurance companies. He also assists transport and freight forwarding companies. He is also focused on international fraud cases. He is mentioned as a leading Norwegian Lawyer by the Legal Media Groups 2006 guide to the Worlds Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers. In addition, he has been mentioned by Chambers and Legal 500 for a number of years as a leading Lawyer in Norway within shipping, litigation and insurance. 

Hansen assists with legal advice to Norwegian and international insurance companies, insurance brokers, transport companies and international industry and commerce. He has much experience of and frequently works with international fraud and corruption cases. 

Furthermore he has assisted in the establishment and development of insurance businesses as well as regulatory issues within the insurance branch. Runar Hansen has for a number of years been a member of DLA Piper’s international executive group within the Insurance Sector. He has litigated a considerable number of cases before the courts, including a number of fundamental cases before the Appeals Court and the Supreme Court.