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 is an outstanding lawyer, who provides fantastic client service. He has a huge breadth of experience in the global energy market, including first-hand knowledge of the Norwegian, US and Far Eastern markets, and he knows everything and everyone. So the teams he builds for a case include leading experts to advise on any aspect of a case. Technical expertise is allied with penetrating strategic thinking, which looks far beyond a case to the future business and market position of the client.

- Legal 500, 2022

2016 -

SANDS Advokatfirma DA

Head of Energy, Shipping & Offshore
2014 - 2016

MHWirth AS

General Counsel & CAO
2011- 2014

Aker Solutions ASA

Head of Legal
1999 - 2011

Wikborg Rein

Oslo, London og Kina

University of Oslo

Cand. Jur.

Tidsskrift for Rettsvitenskap 3/2009

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

Norwegian Financial Daily’s Annual Lawyer Survey

Winner Offshore & Oilservice

Norwegian Financial Daily's Lawyer Survey

Winner – International Lawyer
2019 and 2020

Norwegian Financial Daily’s Annual Lawyer Survey

Ranked as number two – International Lawyer

Norwegian Financial Daily’s Annual Lawyer Survey

Top 10 – Offshore & Oilservice

Aker Solutions

European Inhouse Legal Team of the Year
2020 -

The Norwegian Bar Association

Member of the Supervisory Board
2017 -

Norwegian Chinese Chamber of Commerce

Chairman of the Board
2009 - 2017

Norwegian Chinese Chamber of Commerce

Board Member and Deputy Chairman
2018 - 2020

The Norwegian Bar Association (Oslo)

Deputy Chairman
2015 - 2018

The Norwegian Bar Association (Oslo)

Board Member
2005 – 2009

Norwegian Business Association, Shanghai

Deputy Chairman