Pål Are Sund

Pål Are has 15 years of experience in managing commercial and legal challenges of large and complex international projects, both on - and offshore.

His assistance covers the lifetime of a project, including sales negotiations, change management, final settlement and dispute resolution before the courts.

He has also been involved in dispute resolution, arbitration and claims handling in more than 20 countries within the general construction, shipping, rig construction and insurance industry.

Pål Are is working both for project owners and suppliers.


2017-: Partner, Advokatfirmaet Negota AS, Oslo, Norge

2010-2017: Managing Partner, Advokatfirmaet Negota AS, Oslo, Norge

2008-2010: Legal Director, Master Marine, Oslo , Norge

2006-2008: Contract manager, GE Energy Norge , Oslo, Norge

2004-2006: Attorney-at-Law, Alstom, Oslo , Norge

2002-2004: Associate, If forsikring, Oslo , Norge


2002: Cand. Jur, University of Oslo

2001: Negotiation course, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, USA

2000: Diverse courses, University of Edinburgh, Scotland


Qualified Lawyer

Language skills

Norwegian and English