Espen works primarily with property and construction. Espen assists a number of Norway's largest construction clients, property developers and property owners on an ongoing basis – both in the private and public sectors – several of Norway’s largest consulting engineering firms and several of Norway’s largest contractors. In addition to contract law, construction law and property law, including tenancy law etc., Espen also has broad expertise in procurement law. Espen also has substantial litigation expertise and is qualified to appear before the Supreme Court.
Espen is highly ranked by Chambers and Legal500 within construction. Legal 500 has for several years listed him as a "leading individual" within construction, and in 2020 he was included in the "Hall of fame" within the same category.
Espen is also listed as a leading construction lawyer by Chamber's: "Espen Nyland is a winning personality, who comes "quickly to the point." Interviewees particularly praise his "technical knowledge, commercial awareness, effectiveness and client service."