Exceptionally well-preparedChambers & Partners, 2023
Mikal Brøndmo specialises in arbitration and litigation, with a focus on complex and international disputes. He also acts as arbitrator in international and domestic arbitrations.
He has provided advice to a considerable number of Norwegian and foreign clients in respect of complex and high-value disputes before state courts and domestic and international arbitral tribunals. He assists in all stages of a dispute, from early case assessments and claim letters to settlement negotiations, mediation and court and arbitral tribunal proceedings to enforcement proceedings.
Mikal Brøndmo and his team deliver quick responses, provide in depth legal analysis in a simple, to-the-point manner, and are also pragmatic and cost aware. The communication is always very pleasant.Legal 500, 2022
Mikal has especially experience from representing parties in international energy disputes (both oil & gas and renewables), including offshore wind disputes subject to ICC and GMAA. His experience also includes disputes concerning shipbuilding contracts, distribution contracts, defence contracts, insurance, fisheries and aquaculture, and post M&A.
Brøndmo also acts as arbitrator in international and domestic arbitrations, such as under rules of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the Nordic Offshore & Maritime Arbitration Association (NOMA), the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and in ad hoc arbitrations.
He was a member of the working group of ICC Arbitration & ADR Commission’s report in 2022 on leveraging technology for fair, effective, and efficient international arbitration proceedings.
Mikal is a lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Oslo, teaching contract law and civil procedure. Furthermore, he is a censor in the fields of construction law and arbitration. He regularly publishes articles and speaks at conferences.
Mikal Brøndmo is recognized as “Global leader” in Who’s Who Legal – Arbitration 2023. Mikal also won the Client Choice Award in Arbitration and ADR in 2020. In Chambers (2023), Mikal is ranked within Dispute resolution and Construction. Moreover, Mikal Brøndmo is recommended by Legal 500 (2023) within four categories: Offshore construction and shipbuilding, Energy, Construction and Dispute resolution.