Frode Støle

Frode has 12 years of experience as a lawyer advising companies in the renewables industry, and close to eight years of experience as an Oslo District Court judge.

frode@enkommafem.no

+47 480 12 118

Frode Støle

He has worked with many of the most important regulatory issues in the Norwegian renewables sector, such as the regulation of hydropower ownership including so-called reversion of hydropower assets (Nw: "hjemfall"), the rules on legal and functional unbundling of vertically integrated utilities, and offshore electrification. Furthermore, he has advised companies in the renewables industry on contractual and land rights matters, and on licence matters in hydropower and wind power M&A projects.

Frode has acted for clients in energy law litigation and expropriation matters before the courts, and has extensive experience with dispute resolution in court hearings and mediation from his years as a judge. For three years, he was head of the alternative dispute resolution entity for the consumer electricity market in Norway (Nw: "Elklagenemnda").

Experience

2021-

Lawyer with 1,5 Advokatfirma

2014-2020

Judge, Oslo District Court

2015-2018

Head of Elklagenemnda, an ADR entity for the consumer electricity market

2013-2014

Partner, Kluge

2009-2012

Senior Lawyer and Associate Partner, Kluge

2008-2009

Deputy Judge, Oslo District Court

2001-2008

Associate and Senior Associate, Thommessen

Qualifications

2003

Admitted to the Bar

2001

Candidate of Jurisprudence, University of Oslo

Publications

Co-author of a commentary on the Norwegian Energy Act (Published in Norwegian: “Energiloven med kommentarer”, 2004)

Several articles in legal and industry journals