Espen A. Werring
Partner, Haavind; Oslo, Norway

Espen A. Werring heads Haavind’s top ranked outsourcing practice, which, among others, acted on the customer side in the 3 largest IT outsourcing projects in the private sector in Norway in 2012. Mr. Werring has worked exclusively within the field of IT law and contracts during the past 12 years. His practice is entirely devoted to large and complex outsourcing programs for customers, both domestically and internationally. His practice focuses on strategic planning, structuring, drafting, negotiating/renegotiating and managing outsourcing contracts.

Mr. Werring is praised by clients for his great understanding of the outsourcing business and how to incorporate operational and commercial needs into contractual documentation. In connection with the recent award of ILO Client Choice Awards 2013 for Information Technology in Norway, one of his clients stated that: “In our opinion he is the most experienced Norwegian lawyer in complex outsourcing deals. He is our first choice when we need legal assistance in many of our company's large outsourcing projects”.

Mr. Werring is a board member of the Outsourcing & Offshoring Committee of the Norwegian Computer Society (Dataforeningen), and has served as a member of the Norwegian Computer Society’s focus group for Multisourcing. In addition to his Norwegian law degree, he holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in IT Law and Internet Law from King’s College and Queen Mary, London.