Erlend Brun Bakken

Erlend Bakken has over 15 years of experience as a legal and commercial advisor to oil and gas companies, oilfield service contractors, investors, financiers and investment banks on projects, corporate and corporate finance transactions.


His experience spans the full range of legal, commercial and financing aspects of offshore exploration and production, providing advice on strategy, negotiating projects for clients and managing disputes and restructurings.

He has been involved in many of the major corporate finance, restructurings and M&A transactions involving Norwegian oil field service companies and oil and gas companies and their assets. Bakken has spent significant parts of his career on secondment on full or part time to oil field service companies such as Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (General Counsel), Electro-Magnetic Geo-Services ASA and Teekay Petrojarl, and continues to make use of such experience when acting as a consultant advisor to executive management and board of directors in companies within the industry.


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Mobile: + 47 91 87 22 51
Office: + 47 22 13 30 51

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