Børre Gunnerud

Specialist Counsel

Børre Gunnerud is a Specialist Counsel at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Petroleum and Energy practice. Gunnerud mainly works with petroleum law, but is also experienced in contract law, general administrative law and environmental law. His work has mainly been related to the petroleum industry such as gas sales agreements, construction contracts, licensing applications, license transfers, acquisitions and dispute resolution. He has also worked with issues pertaining to environmental law. Gunnerud has experience from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, section for petroleum law. In the Ministry, he , inter alia, worked with auditing and follow-up of concession documents, amending legislation and concession awards. Gunnerud holds an LLM in European law from Ruprecht-Karl Universität, Heidelberg. Gunnerud has worked as an advisor for the Cambodian government under a NORAD financed development project. In this capacity he spent long periods in Cambodia, being responsible for legal advice on development of petroleum legislation, capacity building and project coordination. Over the last years in Wikborg Rein Gunnerud has been involved in international arbitration, pertaining to price review under long term gas sales agreements. He also has experience as a Police Prosecutor.

2018- Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2015-2017 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2014-2015 Police Prosecutor_NEWLINE_2011-2013 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2009-2010 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2006-2009 Advisor for the Cambodian National Petroleum Authority, Cambodia_NEWLINE_2005-2006 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2003-2005 Consultant, Oil and Gas Department_NEWLINE_
Broad experience within Norwegian petroleum legislation, particularly with licensing, authority approvals, transfer of licenses and acquisitions._NEWLINE_International arbitration pertaining to gas sales agreements._NEWLINE_Experience with construction and service contracts within the petroleum industry._NEWLINE_Experience with drafting of legislation and production sharing agreement._NEWLINE_Legal advice pertaining to Norwegian and international environmental law._NEWLINE_Norwegian criminal law and criminal procedure law._NEWLINE_
2010 Practising Certificate_NEWLINE_2003 Cand. jur., University of Oslo_NEWLINE_2003 LLM, Ruprecht Karl Universität, Heidelberg, Germany_NEWLINE_