BAHR's consistent top rankings from leading international rating agencies, which largely base their rankings on interviews and surveys among clients, confirm BAHR's position in the Norwegian and international market.


BAHR is top ranked, in the international ratings Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal500 and IFLR1000:

  • BAHR is the overall winner in Kantor Sifo Prospera “Tier 1 Law Firm Review Norway 2019”
  • BAHR is top ranked, Band 1, in six categories in Chambers Global 2020
  • BAHR is top ranked, Tier 1, by World Tax and World TP in the categories Energy, General Corporate Tax, Tax Controversy, Indirect Tax, Transactional tax and Transfer Pricing
  • BAHR is top ranked, Tier 1, in all categories in IFLR 1000
  • BAHR is top ranked, Band 1 in eleven categories, and Band 2 in four categories, in Chambers Europe 2020
  • BAHR is top ranked as “Elite firm” in the category Competition law in the 2020 edition of GCR 100
  • BAHR is recognized as one of Norway’s leading commercial law firms with fifteen Tier 1 and two Tier 2 rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA

In Finansavisen’s (The Norwegian Financial Daily) annual survey of attorneys, BAHR and the firm’s partners have a long tradition of placing at or near the very top in several fields.

In Mergermarket’s M&A overview for 2018, BAHR, for the second year in a row, was ranked number one among Norwegian law firms with the most transactions and the highest overall transaction value for the year.


  • “Law Firm of the Year Norway”, Benchmark Litigation 2019 Europe Awards
  • “Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year Award” for Norway, IFLR European Awards 2019
  • “Norway Law firm of the Year 2018”, Chambers Europe Awards 2018
  • “Norway Legal Adviser of the Year 2018”, Mergermarket European M&A Awards 2018
  • “Norway The Patent Litigation Firm of the Year 2019”, Global IT Awards 2019
  • “Norway The Patent Litigation Firm of the Year 2020”, Global IT Awards 2020
  • “Firm of the Year 2019 (Norway Contentious)”, Managing Intellectual Property EMEA Awards 2019
  • “Firm of the Year 2018 (Norway Copyright)”, Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars 2018
  • “Norwegian Law Firm of the Year 2017”, IFLR

BAHR profile: Chambers Europe BAHR profile: Chambers Global BAHR profile: The Legal 500 BAHR profile: IFLR1000 World Tax World Transfer Pricing
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