Stephan L. Jervell
+47 21 02 10 47
Scandinavian, English, German
Admitted to the Norwegian Bar 1994, Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court in 1999, Certified mediator 2000
Cand.jur. University of Oslo (1992), Master of law (LL.M.), Harvard Law School (1994)
Advokatfirmaet Wiersholm AS
P.O.Box 1400 Vika (Dokkveien 1), 0115 Oslo
+47 21 02 10 00
General Arbitration Experience
Co arbitrator in five international arbitrations (SCC, ad hoc)
Sole arbitrator in two international arbitrations (SCC)
Co arbitrator in numerous national arbitrations under Norwegian law (ad hoc)
Lead counsel in approximately 25 international arbitrations the last 10 years (ICC, SCC, ad hoc)
Lead counsel in numerous national arbitrations under Norwegian law (ad hoc)
Partner Wiersholm from 2000
Research Assistant with the Institute of Private Law, the University of Oslo, 1989-90
Lawyer, the Office of the Attorney General (Civil Affairs), 1993-2000
External Examiner, Course Leader and Lecturer, University of Oslo, 1990 -
Full time member, the Parliamentary Inquiry Commission concerning the Norwegian Bank Crisis, 1997-1998
Visiting Scholar, the Centre of European Law, University of Oslo, 1998-1999
Oil, Gas and Energy Contract Law
Counsel to licensee in dispute over allocation of license overhead costs and budget overrund cost.
Counsel to licensee in dispute over joint venture voting rights.
Gas quality disputes:
Lead counsel in gas quality dispute (ad hoc arbitration).
Take or Pay disputes:
Lead counsel in Take or Pay dispute (ad hoc arbitration).
Public Law Regulations, Concessions and Tariffs
Since 2004 assisted sellers as counsel in more than 25 price reviews (including price adjustment based on competition law). In this period, he has represented and/or advised clients in approximately 20 international arbitrations, mostly arbitrations under the ICC Rules , the SCC Rules and ad hoc.
Since 2007 assisted sellers as counsel in more than 5 indexation disputes. In this period, he has represented and/or advised clients in approximately 4 international arbitrations and/or expert proceedings.
Construction and Oil-service Law
Counsel to TSO in an international expert proceeding regarding distribution of bottleneck income.
Insurance, Finance and Maritime Law
Counsel to Solar company in international M&A dispute.
Det frie Sør-Afrikas nye grunnlov, Afrika Informasjonen nr 1 (1989)
Misligholdskrav mot tidligere salgsledd, TfR 1994
Lovgivningen i EØS - Beslutningsprosessen, gjennomføringen og konsekvensene, 2002
Fallittbedriftforsvaret ved fusjoner og oppkjøp, TfF 2004
Keck-dommen – et skritt frem og et til siden, i Ånd og rett: Festskrift til Birger Stuevold Lassen, 1997
Utformingen av spørsmålsskrift til EFTA-domstolen, LoR nr 7 1996
Ansvarsgrunnlaget ved feil i faktum, Festskrift til Erik Boe
Several speaking engagements on international arbitration conferences and national conferences regarding arbitration.