Nils was formerly
senior partner of Advokatene Pettersen-Hagh &
Teisbekk, then the Norwegian member of Lexlink
based in Tønsberg, which joined Lexlink
in 2006. Nils became Chairman of Lexlink in 2009
and hosted the annual Conference in Oslo in 2010.
Nils Pettersen-Hagh, earned his
Masters degree (1980) in Law (LL.M) from the University
of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia. Nils
was previously a foreign associate with Arnold
& Porter in Washington DC and, later, a legal
advisor for the development and construction of
platforms in the North Sea for Mobil Oil Corp.
In 1985 he joined the Nordic Counsel
of Ministers in Copenhagen serving as their senior
official in the energy sector covering all five
Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway
and Sweden as well as the Faroe Islands, Greenland
and the Aaland Islands).
As Chair of Lexlink Nils has visited
the offices of the prospective new members of
Lexlink across the world to meet the partners
in these firms and verify their suitability for