Gunnar Ekmann Flønes


Gunnar Ekmann Flønes works primarily within corporate law, M&A, transactions, and general company law. He has extensive experience on acquisitions and divestments of business, reorganizations, investments and contract negotiations. Flønes has gained in-depth knowledge and insight on all matters pertaining to establishment and operations of businesses, including, but not limited to shareholder agreements, share issues, board representation and liability, as well as incentive schemes, and assist both established and start-up businesses on a regular basis.

Flønes is well experienced with contracts and negotiations within most industry sectors, including cooperation agreements, service agreements and supply agreements towards the energy sector and related to technology. His experience also includes a period working as inhouse counsel, and he has thus gained a solid understanding of industrial and operational matters and challenges, as well as experience within retail and FMCG.


2023 -
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Økland & Co DA
2017 - 2023
Senior lawyer, Kvale Advokatfirma DA
2011 - 2017
Legal counsel, Ringnes AS
2006 - 2011
Associate/lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS


Candidate of jurisprudence, University of Bergen

Memberships/positions of trust

Member of the Norwegian Bar Association