Faculty of Law

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Representatives of the Faculty of Law have been in the US to celebrate the 25 years annniversary of cooperating with Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
On 23 August 2022, the Research group for Natural Resource Law, Environmental Law and Development Law at the University of Bergen held an international seminar on “The Business of Clean Hydrogen Energy - A Focus on Norway and Canada” together with speakers from the University of Tilburg and Florence School of Regulation, the University of Bergen, the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary,... Read more
On Friday the 10th of June, the research group held a digital seminar with Eyolf Aarø on bank regulatory capital, discussing whether such financial instruments legitimately can be labelled "green".
On June 9th the Faculty of Law at the University of Bergen together with BECCLE held an in-depth seminar on the potential competition concerns that a joint EU wide gas purchasing platform might raise.
An international seminar on contractualisation of civil litigation with participants from 11 countries across the world was hosted by the Research group for civil procedure and dispute resolution 13-14 June 2022.
Video presentation from Professor Stephen J. Morse’s guest lecture «Neurolaw: Perils and Promises».
In a solemn ceremony in the University Hall, the eight new honorary doctors at UiB were honored. They received the award for their outstanding work for science.
During the last week of April, the University of Bergen welcomed 6 students from Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 as a part of the ARQUS collaboration program on Energy Law, and especially focusing on Local Energy Transition.
On 12 May, Line Gjerstad Tjelflaat presented parts of her work on liability in the event of business-related human rights violations in a group for the research group for natural resource, environmental and development law and the research group for tort law.
On the 24th of April the research group listened to Andreas Slettevold give a presentation on the topic of climate change and revision of contracts based on unforeseen circumstances.
We have had the pleasure of interviewing former student of Maritime Bergen Law Summer Progamme, Jane E. Blaney. Jane participated in the programme in 2019. Today, she works as an associate at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, the largest law firm in the state of Minnesota.
Join us in the celebration of this years' Holberg Prize Laureate, Nils Klim Prize Laureate and the Holberg Prize School Project winners. The 2022 Holberg Week takes place in Bergen and Oslo 7–10 June.
The research group for Natural Resource Law, Environmental Law and Development Law have received funding for arranging 'Norwegian Energy & Environmental Law Bergen Days' in 2023.
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions for 2022-2023. Deadline 15 June, 2022.
On the 17th of March Leigh Hancer, Matthew Levitt and Henrik Bjørnebye joined the research group for Natural Resource Law, Environmental Law and Development Law on the seminar on the New EU Gas and Hydrogen Package and its implications for Norway.
On the twenty third of March 2022, the research group for Natural Resource Law, Environmental Law and and Development Law welcomed Rui Guerra da Fonseca to speak about Maritime spaces and Administrative Law.
Henriette Sinding Aasen has co-authored the new book 'Health and Human Rights'.