Area of expertise

  • Energy and Climate Change

Jens has over the past 20 years first and foremost worked with reforms of regulatory frameworks and the regulation of renewable energy companies through the Norwegian Energy Act and underlying regulations and license terms.

Jens also advises on the regulatory regime for hydropower and acts for clients in appraisal and expropriation matters before the courts. He has extensive energy sector litigation experience, i.a. from several high-profile wind power matters and legal actions regarding the validity of licences and other decisions from regulatory authorities.

In addition, he provides strategic advice pertaining to mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring within the renewables sector. Jens is ranked as a leading lawyer within his field in national and international rankings.

"He is a great lawyer within the sector."

Chambers Europe 2023

Work experience

  • 2024 - present - Partner, BAHR
  • 2021 - 2024 - Partner, 1,5 Advokatfirma
  • 2007 - 2021 - Partner and Head of the Renewables Department, Thommessen
  • 2000 - 2006 - Associate and Senior Associate, Thommessen


  • 2011 - Admitted to the Supreme Court
  • 2000 - Cand.jur., University of Oslo
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