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Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

Audun Stornes

Stavanger, Norway Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Energy: Oil & Gas
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Energy: Oil & Gas - Norway

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Audun Stornes frequently acts for E&P companies on transactional mandates, including the purchase of participating interests. "He's very responsive and commercial," notes one client, adding that he offers "very constructive ideas."
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Practice Areas

Oil and Gas; Oil Service; M&A and Corporate Law; Dispute Resolution; Construction and Contract Law.

Audun primarily advises Norwegian and foreign companies within Oil and Gas and within Oil Service. He assists oil companies with a broad variety of regulatory issues relating to the concession system and the joint operating agreement, including necessary contacts and intervention with the authorities including the MPE and other governmental bodies. Furthermore, he assists with contracts, transactions and dispute resolution. He has assisted buyers or sellers in a large number of transactions regarding transfer of participating interest in production licences on the Norwegian continental shelf (including transfer of interests in producing fields) or in the sale of shares in oil companies. Further, he has extensive assistance from dispute resolution and mediation within Oil and Gas and Oil Services and has acted both in capacity as litigator, Arbitrator/Judge or as mediator. Audun has over a long period been highly ranked for his competencies within oil and gas industry in different recognised legal awards.

Career

2020- Partner, Stavanger office, Thommessen; 2012-2020 Partner, Kluge Lawfirm; 2011- 2012 Senior Legal Advisor, Talisman Energy Norge AS (now part of Repsol Norway); 2005-2011 Judge, Stavanger District Court; 2001-2005 Legal advisor, BP Norge AS; 1997-2001

Lawyer and senior lawyer, Lawfirm Wikborg & Rein; 1996-1997 Deputy Judge, Midhordland District Court; 1995-1995 Scholarship fellow, University of Bergen, Faculty of Law.

Professional Memberships

Norwegian Bar Association

Publications

2021: The Norwegian Chapter in "White-Collar Crime" in Chambers Global Practice Guide.

2021: The Norwegian Chapter in "International Arbitration" in Chambers Global Practice Guide.

2020: The Norwegian Chapter in "Litigation" in The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides.

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Norway

Awards

Recommended Lawyer, Dispute Resolution

The Legal 500

2021

Recommended Lawyer, Oil and gas

The Legal 500

2021

Recommended Lawyer, Offshore Construction and Shipsbuilding

The Legal 500

2021

Band2, Energy: Oil & Gas

Chambers & Partners Global

2021

Education

University of Bergen

Candidate in Jurisprudence

1990 - 1995

BI Norwegian Business School

College graduate

1987 - 1989

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White-Collar Crime 2021 in Norway

Authors: Henning Harborg, Audun Stornes, Svein Aage Valen, Hedda Rysst

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International Arbitration 2021 in Norway

Authors: Audun Stornes, Per Ole Svor, Henrik Fabian Torgrimsby, Hedda Rysst

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