Fisheries and aquaculture

Kvale's lawyers regularly assist clients in the fisheries and aquaculture industries.

The sector is well-regulated and requires lawyers with good knowledge of the applicable regulations and the commercial realities that are regularly faced by one of our largest industries.

Our services include:

  • Regulatory and licensing law issues, including issues related to framework conditions.
  • Issues relating to export law.
  • Contract negotiations.
  • Financing.
  • Transactions, including the purchase/sale of both businesses and vessels.
  • Restructuring and reorganisation.
  • Competition law and issues relating to EU/EEA law.
  • Intellectual property rights and protection of trade secrets.
  • Tax.
  • Disputes and appeals involving both public and private law matters.