Background and experience

Lawyer/MSc Bus Agnar Langeland has run his own legal practice in Bergen since 2017. The practice is focused on insurance and finance as well as strategic corporate advice.

Langeland has more than 40 years of experience from Norwegian and international business, both within executive management and business law:

Equinor (Statoil) – 10 years – finance, legal and negotiations – Norway and China.

Storebrand – 17 years – Executive Vice President for international reinsurance, marine & energy insurance and Senior Vice President for the western region of Norway.

Thommessen law firm – 15 years as business lawyer/associate partner with international and Norwegian clients.

Service on the board of directors (non-executive director) of several companies in Norway, UK and USA.

Agnar Langeland

Lawyer/MSc Bus NHH

Mr Langeland specialises in insurance, banking and finance. He has advised a number of Norwegian and international insurance companies within all typical issues and subjects. He also advises businesses in connection with claims towards insurance companies and banks.

Mr. Langeland also provides general legal advice within corporate law. He may also consider accepting directorship (non-executive) and is currently chairman/member of the board of two businesses in Norway

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1971 – 1974
MSc Bus Norwegian School  of Economics and Business Administration (NHH)

1976 – 1979
Master of Law 
(candidate of jurisprudence, University of Bergen)



Insurance and Finance
Mr. Langeland’s practice comprises most insurance subjects within marine-, energy-, non-life- and life insurance. He also has extensive experience within reinsurance.

Examples of assignments:
• Cover issues, construction of terms and conditions
• Development of terms and conditions
• Agent- and distribution agreements
• Cooperation agreements
• Reinsurance agreements
• Development of pre-sale information and UW procedures
• Regulatory issues
• Legal opinion on Norwegian insurance law
• Security analysis of insurers/risk carriers
• Claims audit
• Arbitration in Norway and internationally
• Litigation Norwegian courts
• Complaints for the Norwegian Financial Services Complaints Board
• Loan Agreements
• Investment documentation

Typical clients are Norwegian and international insurance companies, reinsurers, agents, brokers and foreign law firms, particularly in London. Langeland is also advising businesses with claims towards insurers or other financial institutions.

Corporate advice
Corporate law and general business law
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
Strategic advice and structural issues
Board assignments (non-executive)
Insurance industry
Banking and Finance companies
Industrial enterprises
International businesses

Halfdan Kjerulfsgate 4, 5017 Bergen – Norway


+47 934 03 213