Area of expertise

  • Corporate M&A,
  • Shipping and Offshore

Geir Gustavsson has extensive experience from a broad range of shipping- and offshore-related matters, with a special focus on international shipbuilding projects, joint ventures and project finance. Gustavsson assists Norwegian and international clients with strategic planning, contract and document drafting, contract negotiations and ongoing advice. Gustavsson also serves as an arbitrator in contract disputes, most frequently in shipping- and offshore-related matters. Gustavsson was the chairman of  the Norwegian Bar Association’s legislative committee for marine, air and other transportation law, including marine insurance law until 31 December 2018.

“Geir has a great commercial sense, but it is his ability to see the solutions to get the deal across the line that makes him the go-to person in shipping.”

Chambers Europe

Work experience

  • 2007 - present - Partner, BAHR
  • 1996 - 2006 - Associate/Senior associate, Nordisk Defence Club
  • 1995 - 1996 - Associate, Thommessen Krefting Greve Lund lawfirm


  • 1995 - Cand. jur., University of Oslo
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