Over many years, Wiersholm has built up a team of legal professionals with years of experience in the energy sector, and we are currently a major provider of legal services to energy producers, energy traders and grid companies in the form of ongoing advisory services and litigation in connection with the problems that are relevant to these companies.
Wiersholm has also contributed to the development of several financial solutions used in this sector, and we offer leading expertise in Norway with respect to finance and transaction-oriented law adapted to the energy sector.
The legal areas we work with include:
Structural changes, acquisitions, mergers and spin-offs
Questions concerning licences in connection with the Energy Act, the
Industry Licensing Act, the Watercourse Regulation Act and the
Watercourse Act, etc.
Regulatory matters concerning the income ceiling system, tariffs and other
monopoly regulation of grid companies
Public law aspects, including administrative law and tender law
Energy taxation (see also details under “taxation”)
Rights in connection with public and private landowners, including
appraisement and expropriation
Physical and financial energy contracts
Multi-utility legal matters
Assistance for the purchase of goods and services for the energy sector
Assistance in connection with arbitration processes