Vegard Nerland


About Vegard Nerland

Vegard works with dispute resolution, transactions and generell consulting, and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore practice.

His work primarily relate to consultancy in relation to transactions and project management. He regularly assists in Norwegian and foreign transactions and project implementations, and has experience with drafting contracts in relation to various collaborative projects, including construction, operation, as well as the purchase and sale of ships and other constructions. He also has basic knowledge of competition law issues that can arise in relation to various forms of project implementation and collaboration.

He is particularly interested in contract law and commercial consultancy. Through his studies, he specialized in among other things, Norwegian and international contract and sales law, as well as international arbitration. In addition, he is interested in competition law, and wrote his master's thesis on the need for competition law regulation when purchasing non-controlling minority shareholdings.

Vegard has a Master's degree in law from the University of Bergen, and an LL.M. in International Commercial Law from the University of Glasgow.

Work experience
  • 2022 -

    Associate, Wikborg Rein

  • 2022

    Scholarship holder, Wikborg Rein

  • 2021

    Trainee, Wikborg Rein

  • 2019 - 2020

    Legal Consultant, Jussformidlingen

  • 2021 - 2022

    LL.M. International Commercial Law, University of Glasgow

  • 2016 - 2022

    Master of Laws, University of Bergen