Christian Bendiksen is a Norwegian lawyer and British solicitor with a master’s degree in French and specialisation in artificial intelligence and big data streams. Due to his international experience, he is in high demand for international contract negotiations, where he advises Norwegian export companies on export control, understanding contracts and negotiation techniques, and he also helps foreign companies learn how to achieve good results in Norway.

Christian is one of the leading lawyers in the areas of artificial intelligence, big data streams, neural networks and IoT. He regularly gives lectures on these topics for the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and the University of Oslo, as well as for foreign clients and chambers of commerce. He has in-depth knowledge of lawtech and has advised foreign legal networks on this topic.

Christian has long experience as an advisor on tender processes for Norwegian and foreign companies in various sectors, from the military to transport and health. He has also assisted Norwegian companies with tender processes abroad.

He is ranked by Finansavisen as one of Norway’s leading lawyers in the area of technology and digitisation and has been on Legal 500’s international list of recommended lawyers for years.

2013 Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma
2008 - 2013 Senior Lawyer and Partner in the EEA-department, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt
2005 - 2005 Pupil at The Admirality Courts under Lady Gloster J. hearing arbitration appeals, The Admirality Courts
2005 - 2005 Trainee solicitor, Mishcon de Reya, London
2001 - 2008 Associate/Lawyer, Brækhus Advokatfirma
1999 - 2001 Senior Executive Officer, The Norwegian Defence Estates Agency
  • The Norwegian Data Management Association - Board member
  • NORDE - Board member
2005 Solicitor in England og Wales
2001 Lawyers' practising certificate
1999 Master of Laws, University of Oslo
1998 Master in EU-law and French private law, Université Francois Rabelais
2022 Getting the Deal Through - Defence Procurement
2019 Når juss møter AI - rettslig regulering av kunstig intelligens
Recommended (2023) Commercial, Corporate and M&A Legal 500 2023
Up and coming (2021-2023) Technology and digitalisation Finansavisen 2023
Recommended (2015-2023) TMT Legal 500 2023

"Stein Hove and Christian Bendiksen, have both been very knowledgeable, experienced, professional and with deep knowledge of contracts within the Information Technology area and contract law in general"