Eline Thorsrud joined CLP in August 2016 and previously has three years of experience from the law firm BAHR. Thorsrud's main practice areas are retail, commercial real estate, as well as contract law and litigation. Thorsrud regularly assists major retail chains in negotiating lease agreements for commercial retail premises and acquisitions of retail businesses, and has experience with complex due diligence processes of retail chains. Thorsrud also has experience from disputes regarding lease agreements for commercial premises and franchise relations, focusing on risk assessments and strategic advice regarding negotiations and litigation. Thorsrud has extensive experience from major commercial real estate transactions in the Norwegian market the past few years, including assistance to foreign investors in the Norwegian property market, and has worked closely with international clients and collaborated with international consultants.