Lars Berge Andersen


Project Asst.

Lars Berge Andersen is a highly experienced advisor related to national and international energy, oil, offshore and shipping activities, as well as international trade and industry in general. He is ranked as Norway’s leading lawyer within offshore and oilservice, as well as Norway’s best international lawyer (Norwegian Financial Daily’s Annual Lawyer Survey 2021).

Lars has extensive international experience, in particular from China and London, where he has lived and worked as a lawyer for several years. But also from negotiations and offshore project work in Asia, the Middle-East, USA and Brazil. He was previously General Counsel and CAO in different companies within the Aker-group. Furthermore, he has more than 15 years of experience from assisting investments and operational issues for foreign investments in China and Chinese investments into Norway.

"Lars Berge Andersen has been one of the most receptive and responsive people in the legal trade that I have been working with in the last 20 years. His guidance, based on ample experience, has been extremely beneficial. It is evident that Lars draws from a large pool of practical experience and understanding of industry processes."

- Client, Legal 500, 2024


SANDS Advokatfirma DA

Partner | Head of Energy, Shipping & Offshore

MHWirth AS

General Counsel & CAO

Aker Solutions ASA

Head of Legal

Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS

Oslo, London, Kina

University of Oslo

Cand. jur.

Tidsskrift for Rettsvitenskap 3/2009

Socialist Market Economy in Practice – the new Chinese anti-trust law (co-author).
2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022

Norwegian Financial Daily’s Annual Lawyer Survey

Winner Offshore & Oilservice

Norwegian Financial Daily’s Annual Lawyer Survey

Winner – International Lawyer
2018, 2019 and 2021

Norwegian Financial Daily’s Annual Lawyer Survey

Ranked as number two – International Lawyer

Legal 500

Lars Berge Andersen has huge experience in oil and gas and an in-depth knowledge of the industry worldwide, the Norwegian energy sector and the Far East, where he worked for some years. He has a significant client base and is very knowledgeable on current trends.
2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018

Norwegian Financial Daily’s Annual Lawyer Survey

Top 10 – Offshore & Oilservice

Aker Solutions

European Inhouse Legal Team of the Year

Legal 500

Recommended lawyer in the category “Energy: Electricity and renewable energy”

The Norwegian Bar Association

Member of the Supervisory Board

Norwegian Chinese Chamber of Commerce

Chairman of the Board

Norwegian Chinese Chamber of Commerce

Board Member and Deputy Chairman

The Norwegian Bar Association (Oslo)

Deputy Chairman

The Norwegian Bar Association (Oslo)

Board Member

Norwegian Business Association, Shanghai

Deputy Chairman