Area of expertise

  • Corporate M&A,
  • Energy and Climate Change

Svein Gerhard Simonnæs’ practice is primarily focused on advising executives, directors and owners of Norwegian and international businesses on a broad range of issues and projects, both in Norway and abroad.

Svein Gerhard has extensive experience from miscellaneous transaction and market types, involving listed and unlisted businesses, including joint ventures, M&A, IPOs and other securities offerings, as well as the negotiation of such transactions.

His legal fields of expertise are contracts and contract law, company law and securities law.

Svein Gerhard Simonnæs handles equity capital markets and related acquisitions and divestments. He is described by one interviewee as an "excellent lawyer" who is known to advise on a broad range of ECM and M&A matters. Svein Gerhard Simonnæs is praised by sources for being "always available and very efficient, with very good financial understanding." He is highly experienced working with both private equity firms and public companies on major mergers and acquisitions.

Chambers Europe

Work experience

  • 2000 - present - Partner, BAHR
  • 1999 - 2000 - Senior Associate, BAHR
  • 1995 - 1998 - Associate, BAHR


  • 1995 - Cand.jur, University of Bergen
  • 1989 - Master in Business, Norwegian School of Economics and Business administration
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