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Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Energy: Oil & Gas

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DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Energy: Oil & Gas

1 ranked lawyersBand 3NorwayEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded practice, well known for its expertise in international oil and gas projects, particularly in emerging markets. Frequently acts for domestic and foreign governmental bodies and state enterprises. Advises on regulatory frameworks and compliance in connection with exploration, taxation and governance matters. Also offers experience in domestic and cross-border transactions and contractual agreements, as well as dispute resolution mandates concerning offshore construction projects and rig matters.

Strengths

One client comments: "The team is very effective, responsive and precise," and adds that "several times the lawyers have brought up perspectives and insights that have been key to us."

Another client praises the lawyers for "their understanding of the industry and the role of the authorities in regulating it, regarding both national and international matters."

Work highlights

Assisted the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority with its circumpolar study of Health, Safety and Environment regulatory practices regarding offshore petroleum activities.

Notable practitioners

Market commentators highlight Bjørn-Erik Leerberg 's international experience. He often assists foreign and domestic public sector clients with regulatory matters. He also has experience advising private sector clients on petroleum law regulations and corporate transactions.

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Overview

​Simonsen Vogt Wiig's Oil and Gas Practice

Simonsen Vogt Wiig has one of Norway’s broadest and most internationally oriented oil and gas practice groups. The team has the largest asset transaction volume by number of transactions in Norway the last five years. 

Having been involved in the Norwegian oil adventure from the start the firm can offer one of the industry’s most highly respected consulting environments through our offices in Oslo, Stavanger, Bergen and Kristiansand.

Members

Leerberg, Bjørn-Erik (Head of Department)

Berentsen, Atle

Berntsen, Frode

Brøvig, Nikolai

Brudvik, Pål

Ditlev-Simonsen, Christian

Espeland, Gunnar

Hansen, Hågen

Jakobsen, Robin Aker

Klingenberg, Halvor

Myhre, Karl B.

Syversen, Andrea Fleime

Energy: Oil & Gas Department

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

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Department location

Filipstad Brygge 1

P.O. Box 2043

Vika

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

0125

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Energy: Oil & Gas


Bjørn-Erik Leerberg
Band 4