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Kjetil Stensvik


CMS Kluge Advokatfirma AS
Bryggegata 6
NO-0250 Oslo
PO Box 1548 Vika
NO-0117 Oslo
Languages Norwegian, English

Kjetil Stensvik has broad experience from the energy business through his nine years with Statoil/Equinor. He has particularly worked with large and complex development projects within oil, gas and renewables, and he has been involved in a number of the major field development projects on the Norwegian continental shelf over the last years. Stensvik has comprehensive contract law competence and extensive experience with negotiations and execution of all the main types of construction, sale, supply and installation contracts used in the business. He has also a broad experience with international projects, companies and contractors, hereunder from working in South Korea being responsible for the legal follow-up of all of Statoil’s/Equinor’s ongoing topside, substructure, rig and ship building projects in the country.

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Relevant experience

  • 2018 - Partner, CMS Kluge Advokatfirma AS (prev. Kluge Advokatfirma AS)
  • 2016 - 2018 Head of the General Counsel’s Office, Statoil/Equinor ASA
  • 2014 - 2016 Head of legal, Statoil South Korea Corp. Limited
  • 2013 Attorney, the Office of the Attorney General (Civil Affairs)
  • 2009 - 2013 Attorney, Statoil ASA 2006 - 2009 Associate, BAHR law firm
  • 2005 - 2006 Research assistant, Stortinget (the Norwegian Parliament)
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Awards & Rankings

Kjetil Stensvik is recommended by Legal 500 within the category Electricity and renewable energy.

Kjetil Stensvik is ‘precise and practical‘, and is leading the advice to Statnett on all aspects of the ongoing North Sea Link project. Energy sector litigation and regulatory issues are other key areas of instruction for the ‘dedicated and capable‘ team. 
Legal 500, 2022

emea recommended lawyer 2022


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  • 2006 Master of Laws, University of Oslo
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