Dag Mjaaland is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Petroleum and Energy practice. Mjaaland heads Wikborg Rein's Russia team and holds a bachelor degree (Russian as intermediate subject) from the University of Oslo. He has extensive experience from the diplomatic service, most recently as Deputy Director General of the Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
At Wikborg Rein, Mjaaland has for several years assisted Norwegian and international companies within the energy- and petroleum sector, as well as within the fishing industry. He has also advised comprehensively on EU/EEA-related issues as well as on international public law. Over the past years, Mjaaland has focused on issues relating to Natural Gas, and has successfully represented a number of buyers of Natural Gas in international negotiations and international arbitrations.