Eivind  Aarnes Nilsen

Eivind Aarnes Nilsen

Senior Lawyer

Eivind Aarnes Nilsen primarily works with contract law matters and is specialized within renewable energy and industry. 

Nilsen holds comprehensive corporate law competence and experience and regularly assists Norwegian and foreign companies with drafting and negotiating contracts, strategic counseling and transaction advice. Nilsen’s transactional practice includes the establishment of companies, and negotiations and contract drafting in relation to the acquisition and sale of companies and businesses. 

Nilsen also holds broad experience from his work with entrepreneurial activities, where he regularly provides strategic advice and assists in processes related to raising capital. Nilsen is one of the co-founders of Otovo AS – the leading solar rooftop installation company in Scandinavia. 

Nilsen is a member of the Norwegian Bar Assciation's Law Committee on Energy and Environmental Law, where he assists with the preparation of the educational programme within energy law. He regularly lectures in energy-related topics.


Contact information

T: +47 22 81 45 32
M: +47 960 49 444
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Secretary: Caroline Langtangen
Email: cla@sands.no

Energy, Shipping & Offshore
Master in Law – University of Oslo, 2011
Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration – NTNU Business School, 2007

Legal Aspects of EU Energy Regulation, 2nd Edition, Peter D. Cameron and Raphael J. Heffron, Chapter on Norwegian implementation of EU Energy Regulation (covering both 2nd and 3rd EU Energy Packages), 2016, 2016

Climate Regulation (Getting the Deal Through) for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014 Review of the Norwegian legislation on climate and environmental law), 2014

Environmental Risks for Major Projects, Thomson Reuters – European Lawyer Reference, 2012