Lars Gunnar Aas

Managing Partner

Lars Gunnar Aas is the Managing Partner of CLP. Aas specializes in M&A and private equity, and his extensive experience covers a wide range of international and domestic transactions, strategic investments and cooperation between shareholders, where he represents corporates, private equity/venture capital funds and other financial sponsors and investors.
Clients rely on Aas for advice on transactions in all sectors, with a particular focus on technology and knowledge businesses and the renewable energy sector. His competencies also include capital markets and financial regulatory matters, and he regularly advises on acquisition financing.

Aas is recommended by all major international rankings for his transaction work, including Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR 100. Legal 500 ranks Aas as one of the “Leading Individuals” in Norway for Corporate and M&A. He is also specifically lauded for his work in the renewable energy sector where IFLR 1000 rates him as “Highly Regarded”.

One of the best M&A lawyers in the mid- and high-end market’, who ‘combines an extreme work capacity with detailed legal understanding’
Legal 500

Excellent lawyer. Very pragmatic and client focused. Available at all times.’ ‘Enormous work capacity without getting stressed. Strong ability to grasp complex industrial and financial issues and put them into a legal frame work which is understandable to business people.’ ‘Probably one of Norway’s top 5 young partners.
IFLR 1000

Lars Gunnar Aas possesses “top technical knowledge,” as well as “commercial awareness,” according to satisfied clients.
Chambers and Partners

Renewable energy, power and transmission
Technology/IPR

Background

Partner, CLP (2008-)
Senior Lawyer/Senior Associate/Associate, Wikborg Rein in Oslo and London (2001-2007)
Secondment at Allen & Overy LLP, London, Corporate Department, Financial Institutions Group (2005)
Compliance Officer in E*TRADE Norge (2001)
Advisor at the Judge Advocate General (2000)

Education

Cand. jur., University of Oslo (1999)