Charlie Pope

Specialist Counsel

About Charlie

Charlie Pope is a Counsel in Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and a member of the firm's Petroleum and Energy practice. Charlie advises clients on international energy projects and disputes, with a particular focus on matters in emerging and frontier markets. A New York-qualified lawyer, Charlie also counsels the firm's clients on US transactions and contractual issues.

Work experience
2018- Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2014-2017 Senior Legal Counsel, DNO ASA_NEWLINE_2013-2014 Associate, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle_NEWLINE_2010-2013 Trainee, various law firms_NEWLINE_2007-2008 Analyst, Morgan Stanley_NEWLINE__NEWLINE_
2013 JD, NYU School of Law_NEWLINE_2010 MSc, Management, HEC Paris_NEWLINE_2006 BA, History, Columbia University_NEWLINE_
Relevant experience
Assistance to a European energy utility in its negotiation of a wind power purchase agreement with a leading Nordic renewal energy trader_NEWLINE_Advice to a Norwegian offshore contractor on bidding and contracting for a US offshore wind project _NEWLINE_Counsel to DNO ASA in its settlement of a $1.2 billion claim against the Kurdistan Regional Government_NEWLINE_Representation of an international oil exploration company in its farm-in to a Middle Eastern asset_NEWLINE_Assistance to a sovereign issuer in its $1 billion US-registered bond offering_NEWLINE_Advice to the government of a Central Asian state on development of energy legislation_NEWLINE_Assistance to an African state-owned company in defence of a multi-billion dollar taxation claim_NEWLINE_