Nicolay is a partner at Kvale and a specialist in labour and employment law. He currently serves as the leader of the firm's employment law group. In addition,Nicolay has expertise in privacy and EU law. His main fields of work include employment law and general corporate law, contract law and EU law/ competition law. He was admitted to the Supreme Court in 2004 after two employment law cases. Nicolay has written several books and academic articles with an emphasis on employment law and litigation. His expertise also includes collective labour law and litigation regarding the interpretation of collective agreements.
Nicolay has been a judge in both Larvik and Oslo City Courts and chairman of the assistant judge group in the Norwegian Association of Lawyers. He has extensive experience in the NHO's labour department and as secondee at the British CBI employers' association.
Nicolay assists a number of Norwegian and international companies and associations. He is fluent in both Norwegian and English.
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We are continuously involved in major litigation cases before the Norwegian Courts and before Norwegian and International Courts of Arbitration.
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Firm Practice Areas
Banking and Finance
Building and Construction
Commercial and Trade law
Competition and EU
Employment, Labour law and pensions
Information technology and telecommunications
Media and marketing
Oil, gas and energy
Restructuring, insolvency proceedings and credit security
Tax and Accounting