About us. We are a specialist law firm within renewable energy, infrastructure and sustainability.

Who we are

1,5 Advokatfirma AS consists of Jens Naas-Bibow and Frode Støle. We have experience from the most important and complex regulatory matters within the Norwegian renewables industry during the last 20 years, working with all levels of Norwegian and EU/EEA regulatory authorities. Our expertise comprises development of wind and hydro power, district heating and power grid infrastructure, including offshore electrification and interconnectors between Norway and other countries. We have advised in M&A transactions, day-to-day operations and in disputes. Regulatory issues and contracts with energy off-takers, land owners and host municipalities are at the core of our practice.

We are a small, independent firm offering specialized legal services within fields where we have cutting edge expertise and can create value for our clients. 

We use the law as a tool to help our clients combat climate change. We believe in long term work for improvement of regulatory frameworks for the renewables industry. Working closely with our clients, we will contribute to increasing the value of the renewable energy resources. 

What we do

Our services:

  • Strategic legal advice in reforms of regulatory frameworks and regulatory issues, contract negotiations and disputes

  • High-level legal advice and risk assessment in relation to investments and M&A in the renewables industry

  • Applications and administrative appeals to local and national authorities in the energy and environmental sectors

  • Disputes and expropriation cases before the courts

  • Mediation and arbitration, also acting as arbitrators