Jørn A. Uggerud > Advokatfirmaet Hjort > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Universitetsgata 7
Oslo, 0164
Norway

Work Department

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

Position

Jørn A. Uggerud  has over 30 years of experience with contractual, corporate and M&A related assistance to clients in Norway and abroad, both with privately and publicly owned businesses and agencies.

Uggerud specializes in assisting executives and boards in large companies, mainly relating to issues of corporate governance.

He also serves as the working group leader for Contracts in the Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster.

Relevant experience

Agder Energi AS – Legal counsel for the establishment of Fosen Vind AS, one of Norways largest wind energy companies.

Public Sector –Extensive experience from public agencies, such as NFD and KUD regarding legal corporate relationships, selection of business type, board structures and responsibilities, in relation to Eksportkreditt Norge, Innovation Norway and Opplysningsvesenets fond.

Gassnova SF – Legal counsel since 2014. Assisted with the management of the State’s ownership of the CO2 technology center at Mongstad, in connection with contract work, legal corporate relationships, tendering and state aid issues in relation to European Economic Area (EEA) law and state aid assessments.

Space Norway AS – Legal counsel in regards to the HEO-project. The Project encompasses the building and operation of two satellites in a high-elliptical orbit that will allow for broadband capabilities for airplanes and ships in the Arctic.

Agder Energi AS – Legal counsel for the sale of the firms stake in the wind power company, Nordic Wind Power DA, a European investor consortium established by Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners and supported by the Swiss energy company BKW.

Agder Energi AS – Legal counsel for the establishment of Statkraft Agder Energi Vind DA.

Career

1995 – present:              Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
1989 -1995:                    Senior Associate/Associate, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

Languages

English, Norwegian

Memberships

The Norwegian Bar Association

Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster – Working group leader for “Contracts”

Education

1989:   Candidate in Jurisprudence, The University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Thomas Alnæs heads up the ‘proactive and business focused‘ team at Advokatfirmaet Hjort. The group has been kept busy handling transactional mandates from clients in the technology, energy, pharmaceuticals and biotech sectors. Rolf Trolle Andersen focuses on international transactions, and Jørn A. Uggerud specialises in the renewable energy sector.

Norway > Electricity and renewable energy

Advokatfirmaet Hjort ‘has a high level of expertise in electricity and renewable energy‘. Kristin Bjella, who heads up the practice, specialises in renewable energy law, and advises on hydropower, wind power and grid development projects, concession and electricity grid regulation, and transactional mandates. Corporate law expert Jørn Uggerud acts as longstanding counsel to Gassnova regarding carbon capture and storage matters, and also advises on offshore wind projects. Other key practitioners include Ola Hermansen and associate Sjur Gabrielsen. Morten Fjermeros moved to Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS in January 2021.