Gunnar Espeland is head of Simonsen Vogt Wiig in Stavanger, and is specialised within Oil and Gas.

Gunnar assists national and international clients in connection with greenfield and brownfield projects in the oil and gas industry, onshore construction projects, manufacturing- and service agreements, in particular by counselling and support during contract negotiation and formation, project execution and dispute resolutions.

He also assists clients within oil and gas industry, real estate, defence and security industry within corporate law, corporate governance and transactions.

Gunnar Espeland listens carefully when issues are presented, and is more eager to understand the clients' expressed needs for legal advice and support. Pragmatic and focused on practical solutions.

- Legal 500


2015 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2008 - 2015 Senior Counsel, ConocoPhillips Norge
2008 - 2015 Attorney/Owner, Espeland Advokatfirma MNA
2007 - 2008 Attorney, Kyllingstad Kleveland Advokatfirma DA
2003 - 2007 Attorney, Simonsen Advokatfirma DA
2002 - 2003 Attorney, Advokatfirmaet PwC DA
1997 - 2002 Trainee/Associate/Attorney, Vesta Forsikring AS


1997 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo


Various board appointments