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Wikborg Rein

KRONPRINSESSE M√ĄRTHAS PLASS 1, PO BOX 1513 VIKA, 0117 OSLO, NORWAY
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Bergen, London, Oslo, Shanghai, Singapore
Wikborg Rein, Aadne Haga, Oslo, NORWAY

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Aadne Haga

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Work Department

Petroleum and Energy, Litigation and Arbitration.

Position

Aadne M. Haga is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is head of the firm's Petroleum/Energy practice. Haga's main focus of his practice has been assistance to buyers of natural gas, and he has successfully advised and/or represented a number of buyers of natural gas in international negotiations and international arbitration. Haga also regularly advises on the legal framework for physical and financial energy trading, including emissions trading, in Norway, and the Norwegian legal framework for energy infrastructure. Haga also handles Russia-related cases and has studied Russian and Serbo-Croatian. Haga has previously worked for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Russia and for the Norwegian Armed Forces on the Balkans and in the Ukraine.

Career

2013- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 2011-2012 Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 2009 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 2004-2008 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 2004 Trainee, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 2003 Trainee, Rana municipal court. 1999 Peacekeeping service, the Balkans. 1996-1997 Executive officer, Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Murmansk, Russia.

Education

2009 Practising Certificate. 2004 Cand.jur., University of Bergen. 1998 Single-term course, Serbo-Croatian, University of Oslo. 1996 Intermediate subject, Russian, University of Bergen. 1995 Norwegian armed forces Russian language course, equivalent to (one year) university basic subject.


Norway

Oil and gas

Within: Oil and gas

At Wikborg Rein, Trond Eilertsen leads the energy, shipping and offshore department, Aadne Haga heads up the petroleum and energy practice, and Tormod Ludvik Nilsen leads the energy and renewables team; other key individuals include Dag Mjaaland and litigator Ola Nisja. Recent highlights include representing Naftogaz in two international arbitrations relating to contractual issues and assisting Transocean with its takeover of Songa Offshore. Panoro Energy, Cosl Drilling Europe, CapeOmega and Petroleum Geo-Services are also clients.

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