Mr Christian Poulsson > Kvale Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Kvale Advokatfirma DA
0122 OSLO
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Work Department

Oil, gas and energy.


Mr Christian Poulsson har 20 years of experience within renewable energy (hydro, wind, solar). His fields of expertise cover all areas of electricity production, sale and transport of renewable energy as well as litigation. Christian is among other things an acknowledged expert on physical and financial power trading, including regulatory matters related to commodity derivatives. In addition, he is an experienced transactions attorney.


2011 – Partner, Kvale; 2004 – 2011 Partner, Bjerknes Wahl-Larsen; 2001 – 2004 Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS; 2000 – 2001 Lawyer, Norsk Hydro ASA; 1999 – 2000 Deputy Judge, Asker and Bærum District Court; 1996 – 1999 Associate, Norsk Hydro ASA


Norwegian and English


The Norwegian Bar Association.


1995 Cand. jur., University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Electricity and renewable energy

Kvale Advokatfirma DA has ‘unique insight into the utilities sector’ at a national and international level, acting for a range of utility companies and energy clients including Hafslund, E-CO Energi and TrønderEnergi. Group head Christian Poulsson regularly handles cross-border mandates with additional expertise in regulatory work, commodities issues and litigation. Other key practitioners include Per Conradi Andersen, Kristin Ourom, who acts for distribution system operators and hydropower production companies; and corporate expert Sverre Tysland, who joined the group from SANDS in 2020.

Norway > Dispute resolution

Key sector strengths for the dispute team at Kvale Advokatfirma DA encompasses the financial services, consumer products, oil and gas, public and real estate industries; the team also handles patent and IP litigation for life sciences and onshore technology companies. Practice head Per Conradi Andersen focuses on renewable energy, construction and corporate matters, and has extensive arbitration experience. Jens Brede excels in the oil and gas sector, and Andreas Stang Lund and Christian Poulsson are also key names to note, along with Anne Marie Sejersted and Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer, who focus on IP litigation.