Mr Jacob F Bull > Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS
Ruseløkkveien 38, 0251 Oslo
PO Box 1484 Vika
NO-0116 Oslo
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Work Department

Oil and Gas; Oil Service; Construction; Renewable Energy


Mr Bull’s work mainly relates to offshore and onshore construction projects within oil & gas, renewables, process and aluminium industry. Jacob has extensive experience from development projects also outside Norway, and his name is often highlighted by international rating agencies.


2010-Partner, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2006-2010 Lawyer, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2004 Admitted to the bar; 2001-2006 Lawyer, Legal department, Norsk Hydro ASA; 2000-2001 Secretary, The governmnet appointed commission of inquiry into the rail accidents on Rørosbanen 4 Jan 2000 and at Lillestrøm 5 April 2000; 1999-2001 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Arntzen, Underland & Co ANS/Advokatfirmaet Arntzen de Besche AS




Norwegian Bar Association


1993-1998 Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Construction

(Leading individuals)

Jacob F Bull  – Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS handles high-profile work relating to large renewable energy, real estate and infrastructure sector development and construction projects. The team is equally adept at advising on construction litigation; Kristine Hyldmo Bjørnvik is a key contact for contentious work. Offshore and onshore construction expert Jacob F Bull leads the department, which includes managing associate Henrik Fabian Torgrimsby, who assists with infrastructure projects, and senior associate Alexander Stulien, who handles contractual disputes.

Norway > Electricity and renewable energy

At Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS, Bendik Christoffersen leads the practice, which acts for a high-profile roster of utility and energy companies. Renewables work is a core pillar of strength for the department, and the team regularly handles high-profile M&A mandates, regulatory matters, financings and dispute resolution, to name a few areas of expertise. Christoffersen is noted for handling complex transactional mandates for clients in the renewables sector, and also advises on concession issues. Gunnar Martinsen specialises in regulatory work, and Jacob F Bull assists with development projects and contractual issues. Jens Naas-Bibow departed to establish his own firm.

Norway > Offshore construction and shipbuilding

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS‘ offshore construction and shipbuilding department is praised for its ‘deep industry knowledge‘. Shipowners, shipyards, rig-owners, supplier companies and contractors are included in the firm’s client base, and complex transactional mandates and restructurings remain prominent in the team’s workload. Pål Lieungh ‘has excellent negotiations skills driven by his commercial mindset and hands-on approach‘; he jointly leads the practice with Henrik Hagberg and Mads Haavardsholm. Construction expert Jacob F Bull advises on offshore oil and gas and renewable energy projects.