Aadne M. Haga


About Aadne

Aadne M. Haga is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is head of the firm's Petroleum/Energy practice. Haga's main focus of his practice has been assistance to buyers of natural gas, and he has successfully advised and/or represented a number of buyers of natural gas in international negotiations and international arbitration. Haga also regularly advises on the legal framework for physical and financial energy trading, including emissions trading, in Norway, and the Norwegian legal framework for energy infrastructure. Haga also handles Russia-related cases and has studied Russian and Serbo-Croatian. Haga has previously worked for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Russia and for the Norwegian Armed Forces on the Balkans and in the Ukraine.

Work experience
2013- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2011-2012 Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2009 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2004-2008 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2004 Trainee, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2003 Trainee, Rana municipal court_NEWLINE_1999 Peacekeeping service, the Balkans_NEWLINE_1996-1997 Executive officer, Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Murmansk, Russia
2009 Practising Certificate_NEWLINE_2004 Cand.jur., University of Bergen _NEWLINE_1998 Single-term course, Serbo-Croatian, University of Oslo _NEWLINE_1996 Intermediate subject, Russian, University of Bergen _NEWLINE_1995 Norwegian armed forces Russian language course, equivalent to (one year) university basic subject
Relevant experience
Extensive experience with price review disputes, also with competition law aspects, under long term gas sales agreements, hereunder arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and the Rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce_NEWLINE_Advice to gas buyers in negotiations of new gas purchase agreements and regarding inter alia volume and operational issues under current agreements_NEWLINE_Advice on the legal framework for physical and financial energy trading, including emissions trading, in Norway_NEWLINE_Advice on the legal framework for energy infrastructure in Norway, hereunder third party access and interconnectors_NEWLINE_Participation in a number of acquisitions of petroleum producers on the Norwegian Continental Shelf
"Norway", Country chapter in "The European Arbitration Review 2019" (with Ola Nisja and Gaute Gjelsten)_NEWLINE_"Arbitration Act § 13, second paragraph. Repeated appointments and arbitrators' impartiality in international relations" in Borgar H. Berg and Ola Ø. Nisja (red.), "Avtalt prosess - Voldgift i praksis" ("Agreed Process - Arbitration in practice"), Universitetsforlaget 2015_NEWLINE_"Recent developments in hydropower and gas", The 2009 guide to Energy and project finance, a supplement to International Financial Law Review_NEWLINE_Legal consultant, Norwegian-Russian Legal Dictionary, Aud Anna Senje, Unipub 2010_NEWLINE_