Area of expertise

  • Corporate M&A,
  • Equity Capital Markets

According to one client, Robin Bakken “is one of the top lawyers in Norwegian capital markets. He is very experienced and has the mix of being a good lawyer while at the same time being commercially oriented. He can work with international firms and companies when needed.”

Chambers Europe and Chambers Global – Capital Markets 


Sources highlight Robin Bakken’s “long-standing experience in stock exchange matters and handling bank transactions.” He has a strong transactional practice, and has recently acted on a number of high profile transactions, including for Adevinta on its acquisition of eBay’s classifieds business, for DNB Bank on its public takeover of Sbanken, for the managers on the IPO of Vår Energi and for SalMar on its parallel public takeover of NTS and merger with public company Norway Royal Salmon.


Sources highlight Robin Bakken as “a very good public M&A lawyer.”

Chambers Europe and Chambers Global – Corporate M&A

Work experience

  • 2020 - present - Partner, BAHR
  • 2018 - 2020 - Director, Seatankers Management
  • 2007 - 2018 - Partner, BAHR
  • 2004 - 2007 - Senior associate, BAHR
  • 2000 - 2004 - Associate, BAHR


  • 1999 - Cand. jur, University of Oslo
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