Henrik Aadnesen

Henrik Aadnesen

Partner, Oslo Download vCard

Deputy Head of Energy, Offshore, Shipping & Infrastructure

Henrik Aadnesen joined Schjødt as a partner in 2013 following twelve years in the internationally renowned Nordisk Skibsrederforening/Nordisk Legal Services ("Nordisk") where he was head of Nordisk's Transaction and Finance group. His primary expertise is in transactions, finance, project management and other advisory services within the shipping, offshore and oilfield services sectors, advising shipping companies, yards, brokers, contractors, lenders and merchant banks. Henrik has also considerable experience in Norwegian and international arbitration and litigation.

Henrik was the legal advisor for The Norwegian Shipbrokers' Association in the development of SALEFORM 2012 and was a member of the BIMCO committee that drafted RECYCLECON. He is a key figure in legal developments in the above industries, including contributing to the commentary edition of the Norwegian Maritime Code with regard to shipowners' liabilities and oil pollution. He is also a member of the board of The Norwegian Maritime Law Association.

Key experience

  • Sale and purchase, new-building and conversion/modification of ships, rigs and other floating units
  • Charter parties, sub-sea construction contracts and drilling contracts
  • Financing and leasing, including bank loans, bonds, sale & lease back transactions and Spanish tax leasing structures
  • Formation, restructuring and sale/transfer of limited and internal partnership projects and other shipping business
  • Consortia, joint ventures, pool-arrangements and other cooperation arrangements
  • FPSO and FSRU projects and tenders for other LNG, offshore and oilfield services units; from ITT to final contract

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