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Bjarte Bogstad

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Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS

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Company law and transactions


Bjarte Bogstad is the Head of Company Law and Transactions (M&A). He has significant expertise within incorporation of companies, shareholder and investment agreements, cross-border transactions, due diligence, mergers and demergers, joint venture agreements, and other related corporate matters. He advices Norwegian and International companies through the complete transaction process.

Bjarte Bogstad has, in addition to the above, extensive sector experience especially within technology/IP, and within industry, commerce and service, where he assists Norwegian and international clients with their legal matters. Bjarte Bogstad’s experience includes protection and development of technology/IP, transfer/sale of technology/IP, IT agreements, consulting and consortium agreements. Likewise incorporation/establishment of Norwegian company/office, drafting and negotiating employment agreements, lease agreements, distribution and agency contracts (including franchise agreements), drafting of company documentation and other documentation, advice about concrete legal matters, regulatory law, and dispute resolution.

Recent seminars held for clients include company law and contract issues such as: liability for the BoD, shareholder conflicts, investment and shareholder agreements, incentive programs (including earn-out) and exit planning.


Partner, Bull & Co, 2012– present. Partner, Vogt&Wiig, 2009–2012. Partner, Advokatfirmaet Bjarte Bogstad, 2008– 2009. Partner, Advokatene Geirr Jakobsen & Bjarte Bogstad, 2002–2008. Associate Consultant, Bain & Company Inc., 2000–2002. Associate Lawyer, BA-HR, 1997–2000. Chairman of a non-profit foundation (2010–2018), and member of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce (Norway), 2015–2018. Previous chairman of mutual fund, insurance mediation firm, technology enterprises, etc.


Norwegian and English


The Norwegian Bar Association and the International Bar Association (IBA).


Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Bergen, 1996


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS¬†combines 'good business understanding with great experience' and fields a team with 'a¬†goal-oriented approach, high competence levels and quick response times' led by technology and IP expert¬†Bjarte Bogstad. Clients also praise¬†Erlend Balsvik¬†as 'a very analytical individual, who has a great ability to simplify the key issues and drive discussions towards a conclusion'; he recently joined from Advokatfirmaet F√łyen Torkildsen AS. Recent highlights include¬†Saloume Djoudat¬†advising YX Norge on the sale of its bulk business to Preem and¬†Eivind Bergo-Eriksen¬†assisting Coor Service Management with its acquisition of West Facility Management.

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