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Inge Ekker Bartnes

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Renewable Energy, Regulatory, Tax, Petroleum Law, Corporate/M&A, Company Law, Environmental Law

Position

Partner Inge Ekker Bartnes works mainly with mergers and acquisitions, energy law, tax law and company law. Bartnes' advisory services focus on the energy sector (hydroelectric power, wind power and small-scale power) and renewable energy in particular. Bartnes also assists in purchase and sale of energy companies, in negotiation and preparation of contracts, and in regulatory matters and restructuring processes. Bartnes has in-depth knowledge of and experience with the energy sector and has played an important role in most of the major energy transactions in Norway in recent years.

Career

Partner at Wiersholm, 2005 Joined Wiersholm, 1998 Senior Associate/Associate, another law firm, 1996-1998 Deputy Judge, Salten district court, 1995-1996 Senior Associate/Associate, another law firm, 1993-1995

Education

Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 1993


Norway

Electricity and renewable energy

Within: Electricity and renewable energy

Inge Ekker Bartnes and Jon Rabben jointly lead the practice at Wiersholm, which handles issues across the full spectrum of the electricity, renewables and infrastructure sectors including regulatory matters, restructurings and project financings. Clients include Nord-Trøndelag Electrisitetsverk Holding, which Bartnes assisted with its restructuring process; Norsk Hydro, which Rabben advised on its investment in Njordr; and Statnett, which Stephan L Jervell defended in a claim relating to a tender process. The Hafslund Group and TrønderEnergi are other clients. Contract specialist Helge Morten Svarva and environmental law expert Thomas Skjelbred are also key names to note.

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