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Jørn A. Uggerud


Jørn A. Uggerud has over 30 years of experience with contractual, corporate and M&A related assistance to clients in Norway and abroad, both with privately and publicly owned businesses and agencies.

Jørn primarily works with corporate and commercial contract issues for clients within the energy sector. His experience encompasses the renewable energy industry, including onshore and offshore wind, hydroelectric power, green and blue hydrogen and ammonia production, other Power to X projects, battery production and recirculating. He also has experience from several pivotal projects related to the carbon capture and storage industry, both related to waste energy, steel manufacturing and BECCS.

Jørn also serves as the working group leader for contracts in the Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster.

Relevant experience

Assisting Gassnova SF, the state owned enterprise which takes care of the Norwegian state’s  interests within the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) area, in connection with its restructuring of the world’s largest Carbon Capture Test facility (Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM).

Assisting the Northern Lights joint venture (cooperation between Equinor, Total and Shell) with their CCS transport and storage project, which is a vital part of the Norwegian state’s important first of a kind full scale CCS project.

Assisting Borg CO2 and Borg Harbor with their CCS as a service project in Norway.

Assisting Agder Energi AS, one of the largest hydroelectric power companies in Norway, with the establishment of the largest Norwegian wind power project at Fosen and in Snillfjord in Trøndelag.

Assisting Sogn og Fjordane AS with projects related to green hydrogen production.

Assisting Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners with their ammonia project in Sauda, Norway.

Assisting major steel manufacturer in negotiating contracts related to their CCS project.

Assisting major offshore wind developer with contracts and regulatory issues.

Professional Experience
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Associate / Managing Associate, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Candidate in Jurisprudence, The University of Oslo
Memberships and honoraries
  • Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster – Working group leader for “Contracts”
  • The Norwegian Bar Association
  • Partner in TerraLex’s  Environmental Practice Group

Jørn is  recommended in The Legal 500 within Energy.

Jointly headed by Jørn Uggerud and Rolf Trolle Andersen, Advokatfirmaet Hjort provides ‘a very good and hands-on approach’. The firm handles a significant amount of transactions for high-profile corporates such as Telenor, and is one of the pre-eminent groups for corporate disputes.” – The Legal 500.