per.bergstad@projure.no
Mob.:   +47 952 15 120


Per Bergstad is a lawyer and partner at Projure Law Firm. Bergstad provides assistance to, and carries out procedural assignments for, business clients and private individuals, mostly in the Stavanger and Jæren areas.

He is also widely recognised as a speaker and has given presentations for tens of thousands of attendees in various settings over the years. His clients include numerous companies, municipalities, banks and organisations for which he regularly gives presentations, both for their clients and employees.

Bergstad's main fields include employment law and company/contract law. He also acts as an advisor in cases linked to inheritance and assets issues, and financial settlements between spouses and cohabitants.

Bergstad provides assistance to companies and private individuals in connection with a variety of company and contract law issues, including the drawing up of shareholder agreements and succession processes in family-owned companies.

He is currently also working with a number of assignments for employers and employees linked to restructuring processes and the termination of employment contracts.

Bergstad has significant expertise and experience in relation to marital assets cases. He provides advice on, and drafts, marital assets division agreements, and similarly in connection with financial settlement agreements in situations involving separation.

Bergstad has argued in cases of unequal division before the Norwegian Supreme Court and has been upheld. Bergstad has been described in the magazine Kapital (issue 6/2013) as one of the ten most outstanding lawyers in Norway when it comes to resolving financial settlements in cases of separation.

Appointments, etc.:

Board Chair at Bryne Kro Eiendom AS
Deputy Board Chair at Time Sparebank
Previously Board member of Eurojuris International and Jurismus International
Former chair of the Family, inheritance and estate administration group at Eurojuris Norway.
Previous Board appointments in the fields of wholesale and retail trading and sports, including Board Chair at Bryne FC and Bryne Fotball ASA.

Professional experience:

2003 - present Partner at Projure Law Firm
1997 – 2003 Associate lawyer and subsequently lawyer at Selmer, Mauritzen & CO ANS
1996 - 1997 Associate lawyer at Law Firm Stokkeland & Storalm, Egersund


Education:

1996  Master's degree in Law (Cand. jur.), University of Bergen
1999  Granted licence to practice

Languages: English