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