Main work areas
With 15 years experience in advising in commercial law, Christopher is highly skilled within corporate law including Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), primarily focusing on buy-outs, mergers, reconstruction, company documentation, due diligence and negotiating agreements.
Christopher has acted as a key adviser in matters related to major transactions and company transfers on behalf of both national and international companies, including private equity funds.
Furthermore, he has extensive experience with technology law in general and specifically, IT contracts. He has advised both clients and suppliers within IT, telecommunications and other sectors in drafting and negotiating contracts.
In addition, Christopher has thorough knowledge within Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) including copyright, registration, administration and protection of trademarks, brands and domains. He also has experience with various distribution agreements and has worked extensively with legal issues relating to data protection.
Christopher has been an authorised mediator (by the Norwegian Bar Association) since 2006.
The rating agency The Legal 500 recommends Christopher both within IP and TMT (the latter as “telecom expert”), and he receives praise from his clients for being “service minded and always available”.
Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Oslo, 1996
Media law and philosophy of law, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli (LUISS) Rome, Italy, 1995
Partner, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS, 2013 –
Group Legal Counsel, Broadnet Holding AS, 2009 – 2013
Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA, 1999 – 2009
Senior Executive Officer, Headquarters Defence Command, Legal Department, 1997 – 1999
Member of the Board of Directors, The Norwegian-Italian Chamber of Commerce, 2010 –
Member of the Board of Directors, Stiftelsen Espen Karlstrøms Minnefond, 2014 –
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Taiga Fund Management AS, 2011 – September 2017
Board Member, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS, 2014 – July 2017
Member of the Board of Directors, Ventelo Distribusjon AS, 2012 – 2013
Member of the Board of Directors, Ventelo Log AS, 2010 – 2013
The Norwegian Bar Association