Cathrine B. Hetland

Partner

About Cathrine

Cathrine B. Hetland is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy practice. She has significant experience advising various players in the oil and gas industry on a broad range of matters, including legal and commercial aspects of offshore exploration, development, production and sales, as well as M&A projects. Her previous experience includes several years serving as a senior legal counsel for DEA Norge AS, an NCS oil and gas operator, and as a managing associate in the law firm Thommessen.

Hetland is a member of the Norwegian Bar Association's panel on Hydropower, Energy and Oil and Gas law. She has also been a member of several working groups set down by the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association in order to develop model agreements for use on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, and was inter alia part of the working group producing the latest revision of the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association's standard SPA for license transactions.

Work experience
2019- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2018-2019 Managing Associate, Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS _NEWLINE_2016-2017 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS _NEWLINE_2014-2016 Senior Legal Counsel, DEA Norge AS_NEWLINE_2013-2014 Senior Associate, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS_NEWLINE_2011-2012 Legal Counsel (Secondment), Teekay Petrojarl Productions AS_NEWLINE_2010-2013 Associate, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS_NEWLINE__NEWLINE_
Education
2016 Project Management, Molde University College/Metier_NEWLINE_2013 Practising certificate_NEWLINE_2005-2010 Master of Laws, Universitetet i Bergen_NEWLINE_2009-2010 Master of Laws (LLM), International Commercial Law, University of Dundee_NEWLINE_2009-2010 Master of Laws (LLM), Business Law and Ethics, Université de Cergy-Pontoise_NEWLINE_2004-2005 French, University of Stavanger
Directorships
Member of the Norwegian Bar Association's Energy, Hydropower and Oil and Gas Law Committee