Caroline Skaar Landsværk

Partner

About Caroline Skaar Landsværk

Caroline is specialised within renewable energy and the green shift. She heads the firm's energy team in Oslo.

In Wikborg Rein, Caroline has assisted in various energy related projects and transactions, within both the renewable energy and petroleum sectors, in Norway and abroad. Caroline has broad knowledge of projects, transactions and the regulatory regime relating to hydro power, onshore wind, offshore wind, power grid, solar power, district heating and power market. She provides advice on energy regulatory issues, including EU law within the energy area. Furthermore, Caroline regularly assists clients in contract negotiations and contract drafting both towards investors, partners, developers, contractors, suppliers and other stakeholders. Such contracts typically comprise power purchase agreements (PPA), cooperation agreements and shareholders agreements, transaction agreements, operation and maintenance agreements, landowner agreements and supply agreements. Caroline has a true engagement for new sustainable technology and infrastructure, and has had the pleasure of working on such projects on several occasions.

Caroline has over several years been ranked as one of Norway's up and coming talents within the category energy and climate in the financial newspaper Finansavisen's annual lawyer survey, and is also recognised by the rating agency Chambers & Partners within the area "Energy: Electricity".

Work experience
  • 2021 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2018 - 2021

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2016 - 2017

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2012 - 2015

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2010 - 2011

    Trainee, Various law firms

Education
  • 2018

    Scandinavian Executive Institute/ INSEAD Executive Board Programme, Scandinavian Executive Institute/ INSEAD Executive Board Programme

  • 2015

    Practising certificate

  • 2012

    Master of Laws, University of Bergen

  • 2011

    Exchange student, Universite Paul Cezanne, Aix-en-Provence, France

  • 2008 - 2009

    French studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim

  • 2005 - 2006

    French studies, Alliance Francaise, Montpellier and Nice, France

Publications
  • "The classification society's liability for negligent misrepresentation upon negligent certification of ships", TFE 2015-3 p. 191