Geir-Arne Heiestad Borgestrand

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Name: Geir-Arne Heiestad Borgestrand
Nationality: Norwegian
Residence: Oslo
Telephone: +47 95 20 14 35
Bar Admission: 2009
Languages: Norwegian, English
Professional Licenses: Norwegian Bar Association
Academic degrees: Cand. jur
Firm Name: Advokatfirmaet Glittertind AS
Firm Address: Dronning Mauds gate 15, 0250 Oslo
Firm Country: Norway
Firm Phone: +47 21 67 67 22
Firm Website:
General Arbitration Experience

Geir-Arne Borgestrand is specialized within construction, oil, gas and other energy with a special focus on offshore contracts.

Geir-Arne has been Head of Legal for Norwegian contractor Aker Solutions ASA' (AKSO) Engineering and Subsea business areas. Prior to that, he was work with litigation in the Norwegian law firm BA-HR. He has extensive international experience within contract negotiations, project support and dispute resolution. He has also worked on setting up JV in several countries and has collaborated with several international law firms in different regions.

Geir-Arne has provided several trainings sessions, both in Norway and abroad, related to general contracting law, compliance/business etich, project support and dispute resolution.

Geir-Arne was ranked as «Up&Coming;” by the in the Norwegian Financial Daily’s annual lawyers survey

Work history

2017 - Partner, Glittertind

2012 - 2016 Vice President and Head of Legal, Aker Solutions ASA

2010 - 2012 Attorney at law, Aker Solutions ASA

2007 - 2010 Associate/Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet BA-HR DA

Construction and Oil-service Law

Managed several international litigations in UK, Germany, UAE within construction and oil-service

Represented major Norwegian civil construction firm regarding final accounts dispute

Lead counsel on several major disputes within EPC oil-service

Insurance, Finance and Maritime Law

Litigating member of the legal team to Nordic Trustee filing for bankruptcy of Petromena ASA.

Grenseoverskridende byggetjenster, Universitetsforlaget 2006