Erlend Haaskjold


Erlend Haaskjold. Photo.
Mr. Haaskjold has extensive experience as an arbitrator in international commercial disputes, both institutional and ad hoc, with appointments as party-nominated arbitrator, sole arbitrator or chairman. Having served as arbitrator since 2008, his experience spans a number of industry sectors, such as oil and gas, petrochemicals, commodities, shipping, insurance, real estate, construction, engineering, infrastructure and telecommunications. His dual qualification both as a common law barrister and as a civil law advocate provides him with particular insight in the different legal systems and the various challenges that may arise in international disputes. He is frequently called as an expert witness on Norwegian and Scandinavian law (contract law, company law, and private international law) in other jurisdictions.


  • 2021

    "Excellent in all areas" - Legal 500
  • 2020

    "The best all-round lawyer we know" - Legal 500


  • 2005

    B.C.L., University of Oxford
  • 1999

    LL.M., London School of Economics
  • 1996

    Cand.jur., University of Oslo


  • 2017

    An Introduction to the Law of Obligations
  • 2013

    Contractual Obligations, 2nd. ed.