Simen Skaar L. Kristoffersen

Simen Skaar L. Kristoffersen

Senior Lawyer

Simen is a senior lawyer at Schjødt where his primary field of expertise is regulatory and contractual counselling to various players on the Norwegian continental shelf and the global arena within shipping, offshore and oil service, as well as onshore infrastructure projects. He also has experience with major litigation and arbitration processes.

Before Simen joined Schjødt, he worked at Kvale law firm's oil & gas department and as a Legal Counsel at Talisman Energy. He has previously also worked at CMS Cameron McKenna and BP in London, where he in particular was involved in a major FPSO-project in Angola.


  • Project advise
  • International tenders
  • Regulatory issues
  • PPP projects
  • Construction/EPC contracts
  • FPSO/FSO-projects
  • Sale and purchase, new build and conversion/modification of ships and rigs
  • Charter parties, subsea construction contracts, rig and drilling contracts
  • Decommissioning
  • Joint Operating Agreement (JOA), Production Sharing Agreements (PSA), tie-in agreements, Unit Agreements and redetermination


  • Mangelsreglene i Norsk Totalkontrakt (NTK): Særlig om selskapets rett til å kreve erstatning etter artikkel 25.3, Tidsskrift for Forretningsjus (2016)
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance, Annual Review (2015)
  • Getting the Deal Through, Gas Regulation (2014)
  • Petroleumsregelverket, Universitetsforlaget (2013)
  • The Oil and Gas Law Review (2013)
  • Getting the Deal Through, Oil Regulation (2013)
  • Getting the Deal Through, Construction (2013)
  • Sjøveisreglene og den erstatningsrettslige uaktsomhetsstandarden ved sammenstøt mellom fartøyer, MarIus nr. 377 (2008)


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+47 23 01 19 42

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Master of Law, 2008