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Matias Apelseth

Senior Associate Oslo

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Commercial real estate and dispute resolution services within construction projects

Matias is a senior associate in Kluge's Real Estate and Construction Department, and his primary field of work relates commercial real estate, construction projects and contracts. Matias regularly argues before the courts and possesses significant experience with dispute resolution. Matias also assists startups in the technology and industry sectors.

In addition to being a lawyer in Kluge, Matias is affiliated with the University of Tromsø, the Faculty of Law, as an examiner, and a member of the board in Ungt Entrepriseforum, which is an arena for young professionals within the fields of real estate and construction projects.

Matias is a former research assistant at the Institute of Private Law, where he wrote his master thesis on developmental faults in construction law. In 2016, Matias published a book on the collision of rights in different assets (second edition in 2018). In 2021, Matias and Espen Nyland published a book on innovation and contractors liability.  


  • 2016: The book «Dynamisk tingsrett til eksamen», Universitetsforlaget 2016, on collision of rights in real estate and other assets.
  • 2018: The second edition of «Dynamisk tingrett til eksamen».
  • 2021: The book «Byggeteknisk viten», Universitetsforlaget 2021, on innovation and the contractors liability in construction projects. Co-author is lawyer and partner in Kluge, Espen Nyland. 
  • Various articles on topics such as illegal use of construction products, obscurity in tender documents and bankruptcy in construction projects.