Area of expertise

  • Compliance, Risk Management & Privacy,
  • Corporate M&A,
  • Energy and Climate Change

Morten P. Smørdal has extensive experience from the energy and oil services sectors and specialises in Corporate M&A and Contract Law. Smørdal has previously served as Legal Director of Aker Kværner and Kværner Oil & Gas, as well as in-house lawyer at Telenor. He has been research assistant at the University of Oslo and deputy judge of the Kristiansand District Court.

Morten Smørdal enjoys a broad practice assisting with corporate and M&A mandates as well as contentious proceedings, often acting for oil services clients.

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Work experience

  • 2006 - present - Partner, BAHR
  • 2002 - 2005 - Senior Associate, BAHR
  • 2002 - Legal Director, Aker Kværner
  • 1999 - 2002 - Legal Director, Kværner Oil & Gas
  • 1998 - 1999 - Lawyer, Kværner ASA
  • 1997 - 1998 - Lawyer, Telenor AS
  • 1996 - 1997 - Deputy judge, Kristiansand city court
  • 1994 - 1996 - Associate, Law firm Hjort DA
  • 1992 - 1993 - Research assistant, University of Oslo

Education

  • 1994 - Cand.jur, University of Oslo
  • 1993 - Master of Law (LLM), University of Edinburgh
  • 1990 - One-term course, Université de Savoie
  • 1989 - Political Science, intermediate level, University of Oslo
  • 1989 - Political Science, elementary level, University of Oslo
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