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Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

Energy: Electricity

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What the team is known for

Full-service renewable energy practice with expertise in hydroelectric power, wind farm projects and grid connections. Frequently acts on mergers and reorganisations in the industry. Also handles power purchase agreements. Additionally assists with regulatory and litigious matters relating to concessions, energy tax issues and rights of use to land. Core client base includes energy, power and utility companies.

Strengths

Clients highlight the team's "efficiency and knowledge of existing regulations and market practices."

Work highlights

Represented Gilja Vindkraftverk in appeal proceedings regarding a wind power plant following a decision from the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate.

Notable practitioners

Kristin Bjella is active in a wide variety of mandates, ranging from mergers and acquisitions in the renewable sector to land rights issues. She offers additional expertise in contentious cases.

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Overview

Norway is rich in natural resources, and the Norwegian economy depends on these resources being properly managed and exploited. To make sure this happens, Norway has created a comprehensive regulatory framework covering the petroleum sector and the production of renewable energy.

Hjort’s lawyers know these regulations and the business imperatives of both the oil and renewables sectors extremely well, and our expertise regarding the many environmental law issues that can arise in this context is second to none.

With regard to renewable energy, we are a full-service law firm, and our areas of expertise include:

  • Hydropower
  • Wind power
  • District heating
  • Power transmission grids and grid regulation
  • Electricity market / power trading
  • Electricity tax
  • Land and rights acquisition
  • Construction contracts
  • Transactions and restructuring
  • Competition law and public procurement in the energy sector

Members

Bjella, Kristin (Head of Department)

Andersen, Mariann

Braaten, Sigve

Innjord, Frode A.

Moe, Eivind Grimsø

Prydz, Finn Magne

Trolle Andersen, Rolf Chr.

Uggerud, Jørn A.

Energy: Electricity

Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

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Location

PO Box 471- Sentrum,

Akersgaten 51

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

0105

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Norway

Energy: Electricity


Kristin Bjella
Band 2