Haakon Blaauw

Of Counsel

Haakon Blaauw is Of Counsel at Wikborg Rein's Bergen office and is mainly assisting larger financial institutions including investments and commercial real estate; the public sector with major procurements concerning the defence sector (including the next generation of combat aircraft: F-35 and the JSM missiles); and petroleum related industry including suppliers to offshore operators. The transactions often include cross border activities. He has participated in considerable restructurings within Norwegian commercial life, and has broad experience in litigation before Norwegian courts of law, and in international arbitration. Blaauw is recommended by Chambers and Partners as "Leaders in their field" in the category Dispute resolution. Blaauw initiated and took part of establishing Wikborg Rein's Bergen office in 1978. He was admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court in 1992 and holds an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School.

2018- Of Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Bergen_NEWLINE_1981-2018 Partner, Wikborg Rein, Bergen_NEWLINE_1978-1981 Attorney at Law, Wikborg Rein, Bergen_NEWLINE_1975-1978 Attorney at Law, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
Contributor to the book 100 næringseiendomstips (100 commercial real estate tips), Wikborg Rein 2014_NEWLINE_
H. Westfal-Larsen og Hustru Anna Westfal-Larsens Almennyttige Fond, styreformann_NEWLINE_Skipsreder H. Westfal-Larsens fond til utdanning fortrinnsvis av forulykkede sjøfolks barn, styreformann_NEWLINE_H. Westfal-Larsen og Hustru Anna Westfal-Larsens Fond til Unge Personers Utdannelse for rederinæringen, styreformann_NEWLINE_Westfal-Larsen & Co. AS Sjømannsfond, styreformann_NEWLINE_Svanøy Stiftelse, styreformann_NEWLINE_Nordsjø ASA, styremedlem_NEWLINE_Stiftelsen Svanøy Hus, styremedlem
1992 Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court_NEWLINE_1976–1977 Master of Laws, School of Law, Columbia University_NEWLINE_1975 Cand. jur., University of Bergen_NEWLINE_1972–1974 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Private Law, University of Bergen