Dag Mjaaland is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Gas Dispute 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.
Mjaaland's main practice is gas disputes, and he has successfully represented numerous gas buyers in international negotiations and arbitrations. Most notably, he was lead counsel for Ukrainian Naftogaz in its multi-billion dollar disputes with Gazprom. Mjaaland has also assisted Norwegian and international companies within the fishing industry. He has also advised comprehensively on EU/EEA-related issues as well as on international public law.