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Arntzen de Besche

PO BOX 2734, SOLLI, 0204 OSLO, NORWAY
Tel:
Work +47 23 89 40 00
Fax:
Fax +47 23 89 40 01
Email:
Web:
www.adeb.no
Oslo, Stavanger, Trondheim

Ida Espolin Johnson

Arntzen de Besche

Work Department

Fisheries and Aquaculture. Corporate/M&A.

Position

Partner. Espolin Johnson assists clients with legal and strategic advice in relation to M&A/corporate assignment, and competition law, and has extensive experience with i.a. acquisitions (shares and assets), mergers/de-mergers, equity and loan transactions, public offers, stock exchange listings and restructurings. She has particular knowledge of the finance industry in Norway and has operational experience as EVP of one of the largest Norwegian pension scheme providers.

Career

2017-, Partner, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma; 2016, Partner, Kyllingstad Kleveland Advokatfirma; 2012-2015, Senior Lawyer, Kyllingstad Kleveland Advokatfirma; 2008-2012, Corporate Director Life Insurance, Kommunal Landspensjonskasse; 2007-2008, Corporate director Corporate services, Kommunal Landspensjonskasse; 2005-2007, Legal director, Kommunal Landspensjonskasse; 1999-2005, Partner, Advokatfirmaet Steenstrup Stordrange; 1994-1999, Senior associate, Advokatfirmaet BA-HR; 1993-1994 Deputy judge, Nedre Romerike Herredsrett; 1991-1993, Associate, Advokatfirmaet BA-HR.

Languages

English, the Scandinavian languages

Member

Norwegian Bar Association

Education

1990, University of Oslo, Cand. jur


Norway

Fishing and aquaculture

Within: Fishing and aquaculture

With 'excellent knowledge of the seafood industry, awareness of the industry's position and its importance in Norwegian society',¬†Arntzen de Besche¬†is 'extremely knowledgeable' and benefits from the 'impressive' and 'easily accessible'¬†Bj√łrn S√łrg√•rd¬†and¬†Ida Espolin Johnson,¬†who jointly lead the team with¬†Anders Dyrseth. The group is noted for its expertise in public regulation issues, license and permit work, and development mandates; it recently assisted Nordlaks with its development and construction of multiple offshore aquaculture farms, advised the Norwegian Seafood Federation on issues surrounding the development of a tracking method for escaped farmed salmon and its establishment as a national system, and represented Kransvik in a matter regarding the withdrawal of its fishing licence.

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