Erlend Brun Bakken

Erlend Brun Bakken

Partner, Oslo Download vCard

Erlend Bakken has over 15 years of experience as a legal and commercial  advisor to oil and gas companies, oilfield service contractors, investors, financiers and investment banks on projects, corporate and corporate finance transactions.

His experience spans the full range of legal, commercial and financing aspects of offshore exploration and production, providing advice on strategy, negotiating projects for clients and managing disputes and restructurings. He has been involved in many of the major corporate finance, restructurings and M&A transactions involving Norwegian oil field service companies and oil and gas companies and their assets. Bakken has spent significant parts of his career on secondment on full or part time to oil field service companies such as Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (General Counsel), Electro-Magnetic Geo-Services ASA and Teekay Petrojarl, and continues to make use of such experience when acting as a consultant advisor to executive management and board of directors in companies within the industry.

Key Experience

  • Oil, gas and offshore
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate finance

Practice areas


Ruseløkkveien 14

P.O.Box 2444 Solli

NO-0201 Oslo


C. Sundts gate 17

P.O.Box 2022 Nordnes

NO-5817 Bergen


Kongsgårdbakken 3

P.O.Box 440

NO-4002 Stavanger


Notenesgata 14

P.O.Box 996 Sentrum

NO-6001 Ålesund


48 Gracechurch Street

London EC3V 0EJ

United Kingdom