Gry Bratvold

Partner Office: Oslo

Gry Bratvold has extensive international experience as an advisor to the offshore and energy industry. She has assisted on a range of international offshore projects, including development projects in oil and gas and wind projects, both offshore and onshore. Her experience includes tenders, contract negotiations, advising on ongoing projects and operational matters. Her area of expertise includes offshore construction and in particular concept study and FEED contracts, EPC(I) contracts, O&M contracts, installation services contracts and lease and operate contracts for floating production. She has experience with project finance related agreements such as direct agreements, step-in agreements, etc. Bratvold has experience with anti-corruption work, e.g. due diligence of third parties, drafting of agent agreements and guidance on use of an intermediary when entering new markets.

Bratvold has more than seventeen years of experience in the area of shipping, offshore and oil service and has in-house experience from the FPSO operator BW Offshore. She has experience from projects in the North Sea, the U.S., Brazil, West-Africa, South-East Asia and the Middle East and has negotiated contracts with national as well as private oil companies, as well as advised on operational matters for companies in these regions. She regularly works on cross border projects that require cooperation with advisers in multiple jurisdictions.


Lexology GTDT - Market Intelligence Anti-Corruption 2022 – Norway (with Tobias Kilde)


The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, Norway's chapter on Environment (with Yngve Bustnesli, Anne Kaurin og Marte Kapstad Roen)


Updated Guidelines on ESG Reporting in the Shipping and Offshore Industries – Mondaq /January 2022 (with Marte Kapstad Roen)


Covid-19 and Offshore Construction Contracts - Mondaq /January 2021 (with Jens Brede)


Trading in Influence – The Criminal Law Convention on Corruption Art. 12 (July, 2012 – International In-house Counsel Journal (IICJ)


Contractual Frameworks: Case Study between the Oil Companies and the FPSO Operators (September, 2011) – International In-house Counsel Journal (IICJ)


Classification Society Liability – ITIC Intermediary (with Gaute Gjelsten)


Responsibilities, Supervision and Penalties under New Ship Safety Act – International Law Office (with Simone A. Trondal)