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AKERSGATEN 51, PO BOX 471, SENTRUM, 0105 OSLO, NORWAY
Tel:
Work +47 22 47 18 00
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Fax +47 22 47 18 18
Email:
Web:
www.hjort.no

Jørn A. Uggerud

Tel:
Work +47 97 54 01 85
Email:
Web:
www.hjort.no/jorn-a-uggerud1
Advokatfirmaet Hjort

Work Department

Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Electricity and Renewable Energy, Oil and Gas

Position

Partner, Jørn A. Uggerud, has more than 20 years' of experience within the area of Corporate and M&A, and has assisted numerous Norwegian and foreign clients within this line of work. Uggerud is heading the Corporate, stock exchange and finance department in Hjort, and is well known within this market. During the last couple of years Uggerud has been the lead lawyer in several large assignments within corporate and M&A, hereunder: - Assisting Edda Media AS with several transactions and joint ventures - among others with A-pressen. - Assisting VKR Group A/S in Denmark with several transactions involving several of its subsidiaries in Norway. - Assisting Nokia Siemens Networks with its divestment of its Nødnett business in Norway to Motorola Inc. Uggerud was also a key advisor to the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry in connection with the establishment of the new Norwegian Export Finance arranagements and the establishement of the new state owned company Eksportkreditt Norge AS.

Career

1995 - present: Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
1989 -1995: Associate, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

Languages

English, Norwegian

Member

The Norwegian Bar Association

Education

1989 - Cand Jur, University of Oslo


Norway

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Advokatfirmaet Hjort's department is led by¬†Rolf Trolle Andersen, whose expertise encompasses traditional corporate law, contract issues, regulatory matters and liability work.¬†Other key names include¬†J√łrn Uggerud,¬†Morten Fjermeros,¬†Sigve Braaten¬†and¬†Liv Aandal. The group has notable expertise in the energy and real estate sectors; it recently assisted Gassnova with the reorganisation of a carbon capture test facility and advised Metallco Holding on multiple acquisitions. Agder Energi, Space Norway and Telenor are also clients.

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Electricity and renewable energy

Within: Electricity and renewable energy

Advokatfirmaet Hjort¬†stands out for its contentious expertise; it recently represented Statnett in the Supreme Court in a dispute against several Norwegian municipalities relating to the calculation of property tax for electricity grids. Recent non-contentious work includes advising Agder Energi Nett on the public procurement of its new advanced metering system, assisting Hardanger Energi with its reorganisation, and handling Gassnova's reogranisation.¬†Kristin Bjella¬†leads the department, which also includes transactional specialist¬†J√łrn Uggerud¬†and the 'excellent'¬†Morten Fjermeros.

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