Kaare Andreas Shetelig is a partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is the head of the firm's Industry, Dispute Resolution & Public Sector group. His practice encompasses dispute resolution and mediation, inter alia in tax and VAT cases, professional liability cases, company law cases as well as general contract law and tort law cases. Shetelig is also an expert in administrative law issues and has handled various regulatory and environmental law cases, both vis a vis governmental bodies and in court proceedings. He is head of the Norwegian Bar Association committee on administrative law issues.
He has extensively pleaded cases before Norwegian courts at all levels, including a number of cases before the Norwegian Supreme Court, as well as ad hoc arbitration under the Norwegian Arbitration Act. In addition, he has experience as arbitrator under Norwegian law.
Shetelig has also extensive experience with international arbitration, including cases under the ICC Rules of Arbitration and the SCC Rules. He has successfully advised and/or represented a number of buyers of natural gas in price review disputes under Long Term Gas Sales Agreements. He has also international experience in representing parties in post M&A disputes (both under share purchase agreements (SPA) and business combination agreements (BCA)) as well as parties in disputes under Shareholder Agreements.
Shetelig regularly writes articles in relevant publications. He is also one of three authors of the book "Ærede rett. Kræsjkurs i sakførsel", which is a book about court proceedings are conducted from start to end.
Shetelig is ranked as a "leader in his field" in the category Dispute Resolution in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe as well as in Legal500. He also recognised for his skills as tax litigator.