Charlie Pope is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and a member of the firm's Energy & Renewables practice. Charlie advises clients on international energy projects and disputes, with a particular focus on matters in emerging and frontier markets. A New York-qualified lawyer, Charlie also counsels the firm's clients on US transactions, sanctions and trade compliance.
Charlie's dispute resolution work focuses on international arbitration and cross-border litigation. He frequently advises on high-stakes disputes involving states and state-owned entities, as well as on commercial disputes before courts in foreign jurisdictions.
Charlie also maintains an active transactional practice, covering both renewable energy and upstream oil and gas, with a concentration on the issuance and restructuring of debt financing.
Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
2018 - 2021
Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
2014 - 2017
Senior Legal Counsel, DNO ASA
2013 - 2014
Associate, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle
2010 - 2013
Trainee, Various law firms
2007 - 2008
Analyst, Morgan Stanley
JD, NYU School of Law
MSc, Management, HEC Paris
BA, History, Columbia University