• 2014

    Avance Gas - IPO

    Baard led the team assisting Avance Gas in connection its listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

  • 2012

    RAK PCL – Merger with DNO International

    Baard led the team assisting RAK in connection with the acquisition of approx. 30 % of the shares of the listed DNO and the subsequent merger of RAK MENA and DNO.

Work experience

  • 2006–
    Partner, Thommessen, Oslo
  • 2002–2006
    Lawyer, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 1998–2000
    Member of the CEO Task Force, The Kværner Group, London
  • 1996–1998
    Legal Director, Kværner Process Division, London
  • 1993–1996
    Company Secretary and in-house lawyer, Kværner ASA, Oslo
  • 1992–1993
    Lawyer, Kværner ASA, Oslo
  • 1990–1992
    Associate, BA-HR lawfirm, Oslo
  • 1989–1990
    Research Assistant, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo


  • 1990
    Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo