Martin H. Bryde

Senior Lawyer

About Martin H. Bryde

Martin H. Bryde is a Senior Lawyer, and part of the firm's Fisheries and Aquaculture practice. He is a specialist in fisheries and aquaculture law, and works with regulatory issues, contracts and transactions. Martin has an extensive experience as a Director in the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, where he has lead numerous legislative processes in the field of fisheries and aquaculture and worked closely with the political leadership.

Martin's practice also includes regulatory issues and transactions related to other industries - and in particular with an emphasis on public law framework conditions, government permits and bureaucratic and political processes.

Work experience
  • 2021 -

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein

  • 2020 - 2021

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2009 - 2020

    Director, The Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

  • 2006 - 2009

    Advisor/Senior Advisor, The Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

  • 2004 - 2005

    Researcher, The Fridtjof Nansen Institute

  • 2002 - 2003

    Research Assistant, The Fridtjof Nansen Institute

  • 1998

    Corporal, His Majesty The King's Guard

  • 2021

    Practising certificate

  • 2019

    Bureaucratic and Political Processes; Class of 2019, The Norwegian Defence University College

  • 2016

    Leadership programme, AFF

  • 1996 - 2003

    Cand.jur., University of Oslo

  • 2018

    Member of the Reference Group in a research project on Aquaculture Legislation

  • 2017

    Member of the Council for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Center for Continuing Legal Education