Roland Mörsdorf

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Roland Mörsdorf is a truly international lawyer, advising corporates and financial investors from various countries on all types of M&A transactions in Norway, and on general business and corporate matters under Norwegian law.

In addition, Roland, being doubly qualified in Germany and Norway, heads Grette’s German Desk which assists companies from Austria, Germany and Switzerland on M&A transactions and when entering the Norwegian market and doing business in Norway. According to clients, Roland Mörsdorf is “highly skilled and knowledgeable in both German and Norwegian business law” (Chambers Global, 2021) and “a great lawyer regarding client service and commercial awareness” (Chambers Global, 2024).

Roland is also described as being “highly responsive with a good focus on client’s needs” and “very supportive for clients who do not know the Norwegian landscape” (Chambers Global, 2019), and as “fast, pragmatic and very responsive” (Chambers Global, 2020). Clients point out that he “gives clear and good advice, is good in negotiations, also with German top corporate lawyers. We could not be more happy” (Chambers Global, 2021). Clients further refer to him as an “experienced partner with very good knowledge in Norwegian and German law” (Chambers Global, 2022).

Prior to joining Grette, Roland worked in Germany and the Netherlands. He speaks Dutch, English, German and Norwegian. In addition, he has published a number of articles on corporate law and international private law in Norwegian and German legal journals, such as NTS, RR, RIW and IWRZ, and wrote the chapter on Norwegian law in the law commentary on international private limited liability company law.

Roland is ranked in Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR1000 for the practice area “Corporate and M&A”.


  • Partner, Grette
  • Local Partner, White & Case, Frankfurt am Main
  • Senior Associate, Allen & Overy, Frankfurt am Main and Amsterdam
  • Associate, CMS Hasche Sigle, Stuttgart


  • Norwegian lawyers' practicing certificate
  • German lawyers' practicing certificate
  • Second German State Examination in Law
  • Dr. iur. degree, University of Mannheim
  • First German State Examination in Law, University of Mannheim
  • Erasmus law studies, University of Antwerp
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