Arrangement med utvalget for internasjonale advokater

The Norwegian Bar Association is delighted to welcome members and non-members alike to its new home at Universitetsgata 9 and the inaugural event hosted by the Association’s Committee for International Lawyers.

Advokatforeningens lokaler, Universitetsgata 9

24.05.2022 17.30 -


This evening offers a special forum for you to get to know other international lawyers working in Norway, as well as provides an introduction to the Norwegian Bar Association, a presentation by the Norwegian Supervisory Council for Legal Practice, and an engaging panel discussion on the diverse roles of international legal practice here in Norway.  


- Welcome by Zachary W. Simon - Leader of the Norwegian Bar Association’s Committee for International Lawyers  

  - Introduction by Merete Smith - Secretary General of the Norwegian Bar Association     

- The Norwegian legal practice framework by Robin Mackenzie-Robinson - Senior Advisor with the Supervisory Council for Legal Practice   

- The Diverse Roles of International Lawyers in Norway  

A panel discussion and Q&A with Charlie Pope, Partner at Wikborg Rein; Luca Tosini, Senior Legal Advisor in with the Norwegian Data Protection Authority; Patrick Vorburger, Head of Legal Building Systems at Norsk Hydro ASA; and Anna Scapa Passalacqua, Associate Partner at EY; with Mads Schjølberg, Senior Associate at BAHR, in his role as moderator.   

- Light refreshments  
After the formal program, anyone who is interested should join us for a casual drink nearby.   

Please press “join” to reserve your place. This event is free of charge.   

Please feel free to forward this invitation to any other international lawyers you may know.  

All interested in learning more about The Norwegian Bar Association, its organisation and mission, and to learn more about the diverse roles of international lawyers’ legal practice in Norway are warmly invited to join us for this special inaugural event.