Area of expertise

  • Energy and Climate Change

Henrik Bjørnebye is a member of BAHR’s practice group for Environment & Energy. He advises energy sector clients, specializing in energy and climate law, electricity market law, EU and EEA law and other regulatory matters relating to the energy sector. He has previously held a position as Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, where he was head of the Department of Energy and Resources Law, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law. Henrik has more than 20 years’ experience relating to the energy sector, has published extensively and is a regular speaker at national and international conferences.

“Henrik Bjørnebye is perhaps Norway's best lawyer in EU energy law.”

Chambers Europe

Work experience

  • 2021 - present - Partner, BAHR
  • 2014 - 2021 - Professor, University of Oslo
  • 2012 - 2014 - Associate Professor, University of Oslo
  • 2009 - 2012 - Senior Lawyer, Arntzen de Besche
  • 2004 - 2009 - Research Fellow, University of Oslo
  • 2001 - 2004 - Associate, Arntzen de Besche


  • 2009 - Doctor of Philosophy, Law, University of Oslo
  • 2000 - Cand. jur, University of Oslo
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