Experience as chairman of the panel in two ICC arbitrations, and as chairman and co-arbitrator in numerous ad-hoc international arbitrations in Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
Chairman of the board of the "Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Institute of Oslo Chamber of Commerce" from 2010 and a board member before that since 1986.
Trained as a mediator by the "Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Institute of the Oslo Chamber of Commerce."
Partner Advokatfirmaet Thommessen from 1993 (following a merger with Lund & Co.)
Partner Lund & Co., 1986 - 1993
Advokat - in house - Fred. Olsen & Co., 1984 - 1985
Assistant judge, Indre Follo court, 1981 - 1982
Advokat at Nordisk Skibsrederforening, 1976 - 1986 (with two periods of leave)
Research Assistant with the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law at the University of Oslo, 1974
Counsel to license participant in a case relating to possible liability for the operator asr regards joint operating agreements.
Counsel for a participant in license on voting issues as regards joint venture.
Counsel for oil company on various tariff issues.
Counsel to Energy Underwriter in various disputes under CAR and other insurances.
Counsel for oil companies buying and selling licenses.
Counsel for drilling rig operators - Fred. Olsen Offshore / Fred. Olsen Energy, Odfjell Drilling, Songa Offshore, Smedvig/Seadrill.
Counsel in various cases related to offshore construction contracts - representing oil companies (PPCon, Norsk Hydro, Saga Petroleum) against the construction yard, relating to Ekofisk, Snorre B and Njord.
Counsel for Smedvig (Seadrill) in the Balder-case - relating to a FPSO - the biggest case ever in Norway (1 1/2 year in court).
Counsel in various arbitrations regarding disputes about offshore facilities - both floating and fixed platforms.
Counsel for various FPSO. Rig and vessel owners.
Legal advisor for service provider offering decommissioning services.
Experience as board member in various listed and non-listed oil service companies, such as Northern Offshore Ltd. (2008-2012), Bukser and Berging AS (1994-) and as alternate board member in Fred. Olsen Energy ASA (2002-)
Counsel in case about liability for pollution from shuttle tanker and from flow-lines from a FPSO.