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Thomas Skjelbred

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Wiersholm

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Compliance and Anti-Corruption, Corporate Criminal Law, Environmental Law

Position

Partner Thomas Skjelbred specialises in the fields of corporate penalty and compliance. Thomas has 12 years of experience from √ėkokrim as a senior legal advisor and prosecutor in a number of economic criminal cases. Thomas advises both Norwegian and foreign clients in dispute resolution and in questions concerning corporate penalty.

Career

Partner, Wiersholm, 2015 Deputy Director of √ėkokrim, Senior Public Prosecutor, National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime, 2010 Head of Securities Team/Senior Public Prosecutor, National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime, 2007 Police Prosecutor for the Environment Team, National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime, 2004 Head of legal affairs, Norwegian Pollution Control Authority, 2000 Legal Adviser, Norwegian Pollution Control Authority, 1998 Senior Executive Officer, Ministry of Environment, 1995

Education

Cand.jur, University of Oslo, 1994


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-Tr√łndelag 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 Tr√łnderEnergi are other clients. Contract specialist¬†Helge Morten Svarva¬†and environmental law expert¬†Thomas Skjelbred¬†are also key names to note.

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