Bjarte Bogstad


Mobile: +47 930 18 909


Main areas of practice

Transactions (M&A), company law and contracts.

Bjarte Bogstad is primarily working with transactions (M&A) and general corporate law.

He has significant expertise within incorporation of companies, shareholders’ and investment agreements, cross-border transactions, due diligence, mergers and demergers, joint venture and co-operation agreements, and other related corporate matters. He advises Norwegian and international companies throughout the entire transaction process.

In addition to the above, Bjarte Bogstad has extensive sector experience especially within technology/IP, and within industry, commerce and service, finance and insurance, where he assists Norwegian and international clients with their legal matters, including regulatory matters and dispute resolution. The ranking agency The Legal 500 recognizes him as a “industrial technology and biotech specialist”, and IFLR 1000 has rated him as a highly regarded/Leading Lawyer four years in a row.


Recent seminars held for clients include company law and contract issues such as: Board of Directors’ liability, shareholder conflicts, investment and shareholders’ agreements, incentive schemes (including earn-out) and exit planning.

Member of the Norwegian Bar Association and the International Bar Association (IBA).

Financial Law Review


Course: Sector Leadership MasterClass, Harvard Law School, 2017
Course: Sale and Purchase Agreements, SPA (Redcliffe), 2017
Course: Private Equity & Management Buyouts (Redcliffe), 2014
Course: Selling a Company (Redcliffe), 2014
Chairman of the Board Program, 2012
Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Bergen, 1996

Work Experience
Partner, Bull & Co, 2012–
Partner, Vogt&Wiig, 2009–2012
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Bjarte Bogstad, 2008–2009
Partner, Advokatene Geirr Jakobsen & Bjarte Bogstad, 2002–2008
Associate Consultant, Bain & Company Inc., 2000–2002
Associate Lawyer, BA-HR, 1997–2000
Chairman of a non-profit foundation (2010–2018) and member of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce (Norway), 2015–2018. Previous chairman of mutual fund, insurance mediation firm, technology enterprises, etc.