Christian Fredrik Michelet

Christian Fredrik Michelet


Christian Fredrik has experience from the oil, gas and offshore industry for more than 30 years, both as lawyer and as oil company executive. He is advising oil companies and offshore service companies on both legal and strategic issues. He is also an advisor to governments in oil and gas producing countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and the Middle East. Christian Fredrik has experience from the oil, gas and energy sectors in more than 35 countries.

His practice covers all aspects of the oil and gas industry, including contract and regulatory matters, M&A, gas transportation, gas sales and price revisions, construction projects, disputes and oil and gas operational matters. He has been involved in a large number of oil and gas transactions in Norway. Christian Fredrik has also acted as counsel in some of the major oil and gas litigations in Norway during the last decades.

Christian Fredrik is acting frequently as arbitrator in national and international arbitrations. The arbitrations cover most commercial matters, including the oil, gas and energy sectors, construction, shipping and insurance. Christian Fredrik has been ranked for a number of years by Chambers as a “star individual” in oil and gas, by Legal 500 as a leading individual and by Finansavisen as the leading oil and gas lawyer in Norway for almost 20 years.

Key Experience

  • Oil, gas and offshore
  • Offshore construction
  • Insurance
  • Dispute resolution


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+47 918 72 253
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MBA, INSEAD, Frankrike, 1981

Cand. Jur., University of Oslo, 1980