Torkel Hope

Torkel Hope

Partner, Bergen Download CV Download vCard

Torkel is a partner in the firm's Oil, Energy & Shipping division and primarily advises companies within oil service, trade and industry.

Torkel has extensive experience as legal and commercial adviser to companies within the energy sector and has in-depth knowledge of the industry. He has been head of negotiations for several large-scale industrial agreements and construction projects (upstream and downstream) as well as acquisitions/sale of companies, installations and processing plants. Before joining Schjødt, Torkel operated a corporate law firm mainly serving clients in the oil and gas industry. Torkel has also worked as Manager of Contracts & Procurement in former Statoil, and has also worked in the oil and gas department of a major Norwegian law firm. He has also worked as deputy judge in Bergen City Court.

Torkel's primary expertise is contract and corporate law, transactions, negotiations and corporate advisory services.

Practice areas

About Torkel


  • Legal advisor Preparation and negotiation of contracts.
  • Legal advisor Structuring, preparation and management of tenders.
  • Partner in charge Project and corporate advisory services.
  • Partner in charge Fabrication/EPC contracts, subsea contracts and decommissioning.
  • Legal advisor Contract law, corporate law and transactions.


  • 2000

    Cand. jur., University of Bergen

  • 1995

    Business Economist, Norwegian Business School, BI