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Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS

Energy: Electricity

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What the team is known for

Advokatfirmaet Haavind is instructed by domestic and international power and grid companies to act on the establishment and development of hydro and wind power projects. The law firm also assists with power plant upgrades and refurbishments. The team is noteworthy for its activity in wind farm transactions and power purchase agreements, and is knowledgeable in regulatory and dispute resolution matters, with expertise in landowner and water rights as well as licensing issues.

Strengths

Clients praise Advokatfirmaet Haavind, with one commenting: "It's my favourite law firm because it feels less like a service and more like we're trying to solve a problem together."

"It has handled the combination of legal issues and customer handling in an excellent way," attests another interviewee.

Work highlights

Advokatfirmaet Haavind advised Statnett on the establishment of a new central power grid in the north of Norway.

Notable practitioners

Aksel Tannum 's practice covers a wide range of mandates, including acquisitions, litigation and regulatory issues across renewable energy projects. He boasts additional expertise in power purchase agreement matters. Clients praise his service, with one saying: "He manages large and complex issues in a clear and to-the-point manner."

Johan Fredrik Remmen is recognised for his long-standing presence in the renewable energy sector. He is experienced in a wide array of contentious and regulatory mandates pertaining to hydro and wind power projects. He is also knowledgeable in grid development matters. A client says that he is "very service-conscious and performs his assignments very thoroughly."

Jøran Sandvik has strong regulatory expertise in the renewable energy sector. He assists with large-scale hydropower plant and wind farm projects.

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Overview

Our team of legal and industry experts is one of the strongest in Norway, giving legal and strategic advice to all areas of the energy sector. The lawyers have experience from the industry, as lawyers and from working at the Ministry of Oil and Energy.

In addition we are considered among the most experienced law firms within dispute resolution, counselling for three out of four of the most important energy cases in the Supreme Court since 2010.

Our lawyers have published the commentary edition to the Water Resources Act and the Energy Act and were co-authors of Vassdrags- og Energirett (Watercourse and Energy Law) and have written the comments to the Energy Act in Norsk Lovkommentar (online legal bulletin and reference work).

Long-term customer relationships with several major energy market players – energy producers, grid owners, energy vendors, remote heating companies and government authorities.

Energy: Electricity

Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS

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Location

Bygdøy Allé 2

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

0257

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Norway

Energy: Electricity


Aksel Tannum
Band 2
Johan Fredrik Remmen
Band 3
Jøran Sandvik
Band 3