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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

Bjørn Sørgård

Tel:
Work +47 97 08 95 28
Email:
Web:
www.adeb.no
Arntzen de Besche

Work Department

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Position

Partner. Sørgård has extensive experience as a consultant both in business- and public law for commercial parties and interest organizations in fisheries and aquaculture industry. Bjorn also has extensive experience with negotiations and execution of offshore projects, as well as major disputes in the oil and gas industry.

Career

2017-, Partner, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma; 2008-2016, Partner, Kyllingstad Kleveland Advokatfirma; 2007-2008, Senior Lawyer, Kyllingstad Kleveland Advokatfirma; 2005-2006, Senior Lawyer, Simonsen Advokatfirma; 2002-2005, Associate and Lawyer, Simonsen Føyen Advokatfirma; 1999-2001, Project Coordinator, Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries; 1997-1999, Senior Executive Officer, Norwegian Maritime Directorate; 1996-1997, Executive Officer, Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries.

Languages

English

Member

Member of the Norwegian Bar Association

Education

1996; London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Master of Maritime Laws (LL.M); 1994, University of Tromsø, Cand. jur.


Norway

Fishing and aquaculture

Within: Leading individuals

Bjørn Sørgård - Arntzen de Besche

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 accessibleBjørn Sørgård 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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