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HAAKON VIIS GATE 10, PO BOX 1752, VIKA, 0122 OSLO, NORWAY
Tel:
Work +47 22 47 97 00
Fax:
Fax +47 21 05 85 85
Email:
Web:
www.kvale.no

Jens Brede

Tel:
Work +4722479700
Email:
Web:
www.kvale.no/en/employees/partners/jens-brede/
Kvale Advokatfirma DA

Work Department

Petroleum and energy law, construction law, dispute resolution and litigation and acting arbitrator

Position

Mr Jens Brede Heads Kvale's Oil and Gas department. He has since 1988 worked with legal issues related to all segments of the oil- and gas industry, specializing in contractual law issues, especially within the areas of construction contracts, transportation contracts, gas sales contracts, license contracts and service contracts. He has also experience from insurance cases related to the oil- and gas business.

Career

1992 – Partner, Kvale; 1988 – 1992 Partner, Kvale & Brede; 1986 – 1988 Associate, Wikborg, Rein & Co; 1984 – 1986 Assistant judge, Lofoten District Court; 1983 – 1984 Research assistant, Department of Criminal Law, University of Oslo

Languages

Norwegian and English

Member

The Norwegian Bar Association.

Education

1984 Cand. jur., University of Oslo


Norway

Offshore construction and shipbuilding

Within: Leading individuals

Jens Brede - Kvale Advokatfirma DA

Within: Offshore construction and shipbuilding

Kvale Advokatfirma DA primarily assists oil companies with contentious work and projects; it recently represented a client in a dispute relating to the termination of a contract for a drilling rig and acted for a client in a dispute regarding the termination of a drilling contract. Group head and managing partner Jens Brede led both matters and focuses on contractual issues; other names to note include Erik Brannsten and senior lawyer Snorre Nordhus.

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Oil and gas

Within: Leading individuals

Jens Brede - Kvale Advokatfirma DA

Within: Oil and gas

Kvale Advokatfirma DA's experience spans contentious and non-contentious mandates with individual areas of expertise including practice co-head¬†Jens Brede¬†handling oil and gas disputes, co-head¬†Yngve Bustnesli¬†focusing on petroleum law and contractual work, and co-head¬†Erik Brannsten¬†excelling in offshore construction and subsea projects.¬†Andreas Stang Lund¬†is also recommended for contentious work. Recent highlights include assisting √ėrsted (previously Dong Energy) with the sale of its oil and gas portfolio to Ineos Industries, representing Equinor (previously Statoil) in a dispute relating to the termination of a drilling contract with Cosl Innovator, and advising Pandion Energy on its acquisition of a 10% stake in the Valhall and Hod fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

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