Peter is head of SVW’s infrastructure and renewable energy practice. He is recognized as a top-tier infrastructure, project development and finance lawyer, with a track-record of wind, hydropower, biomass and interconnector projects, offtake agreements and complex cross-border project financings. He advises investors, project developers, lenders, export credit agencies and other relevant parties.
Peter additionally has considerable experience with financing, with a particular focus on assisting lenders with asset based financing, restructuring and distressed debt. He is regularly appointed as adviser or board member for companies in distressed situations.
|2007||-||(today)||Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|2001||-||2006||Associate/ Senior Associate/ Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|1998||-||2001||Advisor, legal department, Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate|
|1996||Trainee, the law firm Kjær & Co, Kristiansand|
|1995||Trainee, legal department, Stolt Parel Tankers Inc., shipowners, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA|
|1994||Trainee, O-J. Libæk & Partners, shipbrokers, Oslo|
|1993||Trainee, H. Clarkson & Co, shipbrokers, London, United Kingdom|
|1998||Cand. Jur., University of Oslo|
|2014||-||(today)||Member of the Norwegian Bar Association's advisory law committee on banking, financing and currency|
|2014||-||(today)||Chairman of the board, the Norwegian Wind Energy Association (NORWEA)|
|2013||-||(today)||Board member, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig|
|2012||-||(today)||Board member, Stiftelsen Bogstad Gård|
|Various other board appointments|