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Tone Gjertsen


Tone Gjertsen has more than 20 years of experience with real estate in general and the rules and regulations for planning and constructions.

Gjertsen assists large public and private clients in planning and building projects, both legal and strategic issues. Her legal advice includes everything, from the start of the planning process via any impact assessments, development agreements, reimbursement, expropriation, building application, liability law issues until completion. Gjertsen has very good knowledge of the construction industry and insight into commercial trader's needs. She collaborates with architects, engineers and other consultants if this can contribute to the best possible result for the client.

From her time in the Agency for Planning and Building Services in Oslo, she has very good insight into the municipal planning and building proceedings, both administratively and politically.

Gjertsen's disciplines also includes partitioning of ground, any boundary adjustments and sectioning of buildings. Gjertsen has also for a long time been working to put in place a new plot structure in Bjørvika in Oslo.

Also issues related to preparation of public infrastructure, cost sharing or reimbursement for preparation costs, expropriation / reason cession and judgment falls within her field. Gjertsen assists in connection with voluntary and compulsory solutions for land acquisition and / or cost sharing, and has considerable experience with representing parties on both sides of matters in such processes.

Areas of FocusReal Estate
Professional QualificationsAdvokat registered with Den Norske Advokatforening
  • Norwegian
  • English
  • University of Oslo, Cand. Jur, 1997

Prior Experience

  • 2016 - ; Partner, DLA Piper Norway  
  • 2006 - 2016 ; Lawyer in various law firms in Oslo
  • 2003 - 2006 ; Quality Control Manager, Agency for Planning and Building Services, Oslo
  • 2001 - 2003 ; Project Manager restructuring, Agency for Planning and Building Services, Oslo
  • 1999 - 2001 ; Counsellor, Agency for Planning and Building Services, Oslo
  • 1998 - 1999 ; Legal advisor, Agency for Planning and Building Services, Oslo