Partner Companies

Advokatfirma Ræder DA

“Those of us who have helped to build up Ræder want trust and decency to form the basis of the firm’s values. We must inspire trust in our clients by offering them legal expertise and carefully considered strategic advice, which are in their best interests. We must also charge them fairly and only use the resources commensurate with the importance of the case and realistic objectives. Our daily activities will usually be characterised by an approach, very much based on the principle of “strong on content and gentle in delivery.”

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DNB is Norway’s largest financial services group and one of the largest in the Nordic region in terms of market capitalisation. The Group is among the world’s leading banks within shipping, energy and seafood. The Group offers a full range of financial services, including loans, savings, advisory services, insurance and pension products for retail and corporate customers and the public sector. DNB’s 220 bank branches in Norway, in-store postal and banking outlets, Internet banking, mobile services and international offices ensure that it is present where its customers are.

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Kongsberg Gruppen ASA

Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG) is an international, knowledge-based group that supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers in the oil and gas industry, the merchant marine, and the defence and aerospace industries.

Founded in 1814, KONGSBERG creates and delivers high-technological solutions for people that operate under challenging conditions on the oceans, in the deep sea, in the defence and in space.

KONGSBERG provides increased safety, security and performance for companies that operate under such extreme conditions. In 2011, KONGSBERG had a turnover of NOK 15.1 billion. The company has 6 681 co-workers in more than 25 countries.

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Det Norske Veritas (DNV)

DNV is an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment. Our history goes back to 1864, when the foundation was established in Norway to inspect and evaluate the technical condition of Norwegian merchant vessels.

While headquartered in Oslo, Norway, DNV has worked internationally since 1867 and has established approximately 300 offices in 100 countries. As a knowledge-based company, its prime assets are the creativity, knowledge, and expertise of more than 10,000 employees from more than 85 different nations.

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A/S Norske Shell

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Its headquarters are in The Hague, the Netherlands. The parent company of the Shell group is Royal Dutch Shell plc, which is incorporated in England and Wales.

The objectives of the Shell group are to engage efficiently, responsibly and profitably in oil, oil products, gas, chemicals and other selected businesses and to participate in the search for and development of other sources of energy to meet evolving customer needs and the world’s growing demand for energy.

Shell employs around 90,000 people in more than 80 countries and territories. The company’s people are central to the delivery of its strategy and are involved in the planning and direction of their own work. Shell creates a work environment that values differences and provides channels to report concerns.

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PricewaterhouseCoopers AS

PricewaterhouseCoopers is a global professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. As of 2011, it is the world’s largest professional services firm.

PwC is founded on a culture of partnership with a strong commercial focus.  This is reflected in its vision: “One firm – a powerhouse of a commercial enterprise that does the right thing for our clients, our people and our communities.”

PwC’s goal is to build the iconic professional services firm, always front of mind, because it aims to be the best. It aims to set the standard and drive the agenda for its profession.

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Tenden Advokatfirma ANS

Tenden Advokatfirma ANS is the largest and leading law firm in Vestfold, a county about one hour south of Oslo.  The firm has offices in Sandefjord and Tønsberg and assists clients throughout the country and abroad.

Tenden’s 23 lawyers/associates are organized in practice groups developing their expertise within various fields of law. Internal specialization and close co-operation enables us to provide counseling accommodating the needs of each client.

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KPMG international operates as a network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. Staff works closely with clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities.

Member firms’ clients include business corporations, governments and public sector agencies and not-for-profit organizations. They look to KPMG for a consistent standard of service based on high order professional capabilities, industry insight and local knowledge.

KPMG member firms can be found in over 152 countries. Collectively they employ more than 145,000 people across a range of disciplines.

Sustaining and enhancing the quality of this professional workforce is KPMG’s primary objective. Wherever KPMG operate, they want their firms to be no less than the professional employers of choice.

KPMG contributes to the effective functioning of international capital markets. We support reforms that strengthen the markets’ credibility and their social responsibility. We believe that similar reform must extend to the professional realm.

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Heriot-Watt University

With a history dating back to 1821, Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made us one of the top UK universities for business and industry.

We’re a vibrant, forward-looking university, well known for the quality of our degrees with employers actively seeking out our graduates.

Heriot-Watt is also Scotland’s most international university with an unsurpassed international in-country presence. We deliver degree programmes to 11,800 students in 150 countries around the world, have a campus in Dubai, a new one opening in Malaysia and boast the largest international student cohort in Scotland.

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BI Norwegian Business School

BI Norwegian Business School is a private, independent, specialised university institution with a total of six study locations in Norway.

Oslo is the main campus with all international programmes – in addition Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger, Kristiansand, and Drammen.

BI Norwegian Business School is a self-owned, not-for-profit foundation whose sole focus is education and research. Any profit will be used to strengthen BI’s research and learning environment in accordance with the objectives of the school.

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Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel

A landmark of Oslo, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel offers breathtaking views over the city and is among the tallest hotels in Northern Europe, standing at 117 meters.

Boasting 37 floors with breathtaking views of the Oslo city centre and the surrounding fjords, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo is Norway’s largest hotel. This Oslo hotel features 676 non-smoking rooms and suites with spectacular views of the capital city. Guests can indulge in upscale accommodation at the hotel’s restaurants and bars, as well as the on-site health and fitness centre with a pool, sauna, and workout equipment. The expansive meeting facilities at the hotel offer panoramic views of Norway’s largest city.

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DLA Piper

DLA Piper is the world’s largest law firm with 4,200 lawyers distributed between 76 offices and 30 countries. Our offices may be found across Europe to the US, the Middle East and Australia.

DLA Piper is the only global law firm in Norway and can assist Norwegian and international clients through locally based legal assistance virtually anywhere in the world.

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Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services. Our 167,000 people are united by our shared values, which inspire our people worldwide and guide them to do the right thing, and our commitment to quality, which is embedded in who we are and everything we do.

Ernst & Young is committed to doing its part in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 261,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

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Edrington makes some of the world’s best and best-loved Scotch whiskies, including The Macallan, The Famous Grouse, Cutty Sark and Highland Park. The portfolio is complemented by Brugal, the leading golden rum in the Caribbean.

Edrington’s current success stems from a heritage of exceptional people dedicated to quality, integrity, independence and innovation. The origins of the company stretch back to the mid-nineteenth century, when William Robertson founded the Robertson & Baxter company in Glasgow.

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Rolls-Royce Marine

Rolls-Royce is committed to the marine market and maintaining its world leading position in the design, development, supply and support of products and systems for commercial and naval customers worldwide. Customer focus is maintained through our four business units that address specific market segments – Merchant, Naval, Offshore and Submarines. A global support network underpins all activities and ensures contracts can be undertaken, and Rolls-Royce support is at hand anywhere in the world.

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G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, with operations in more than 125 countries and 620,000 employees. G4S specialises in secure outsourcing in countries and sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.

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