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“Has an admirable overview of the process that we need to go through, and has the ability to get us where we want to go in a safe manner.”
— IFLR1000 2020 (Client feedback)
“A key name in possession of a sharp legal mind”
— The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 (Client feedback)

Gard A. Skogstrøm

Partner M&A

Mobile: (+47) 902 12 006

Gard A. Skogstrøm joined the team in 2017. Gard’s key area of expertise is M&A transactions, equity capital transactions, shareholder matters and general corporate law. From prior experience as general counsel of global premium bottled water brand Voss of Norway ASA and legal counsel of then OSE-listed financial derivatives markedplace and clearing house Imarex ASA, he has gained strong commercial understanding, practical knowledge of a wide range of legal issues relevant to businesses, and an ability to provide advice that is both legally and commercially sound. Gard is at all times advisor to a number of early stage startup companies.

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Aabø-Evensen & Co since 2017

  • Senior Lawyer, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma (M&A dept.) from 2012-2017

  • Associate, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma (M&A dept.) from 2010-2012

  • Legal counsel, Imarex ASA from 2009-2010

  • General counsel, Voss of Norway ASA from 2004-2008 


  • Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 2003