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Arntzen de Besche

PO BOX 2734, SOLLI, 0204 OSLO, NORWAY
Tel:
Work +47 23 89 40 00
Fax:
Fax +47 23 89 40 01
Email:
Web:
www.adeb.no
Oslo, Stavanger, Trondheim

Joar Grimsbu

Tel:
Work +47 73 87 12 00
Email:
Arntzen de Besche

Work Department

Debt settlemen- and Bankruptcy law, Corporate restructuring, Contract law and litigation and dispute resolution.

Position

Partner. Joar Grimsbu is recognised as a leading practitioner within the fields of corporate restructuring, debt negotiations and bankruptcy law. Grimsbu has administered several of the largest bankruptcy estates and debt-negotiation processes in Norway. Grimsbu has extensive experience as a litigation lawyer and frequently litigates civil cases for all courts and dispute resolution tribunals.

Career

2009 - Partner, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS; 1992-2009, Partner, Advokatfirmaet Schj√łdt; 1980-1992, Associate and Partner, Advokatfirmaet Vaagland; 1982-1986, law lecturer, Norwegian Airforce Academy; 1979-1980, Assistant Judge, Moss Sorenskriverembete; 1978-1980, law lecturer, University of Oslo; 1979-1980, Office of General Attorney.

Languages

English and the Scandinavian languages.

Member

Norwegian Bar Association.

Education

1988 Admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway; 1978 University of Oslo - Cand.jur. (Qualifying law degree)


Norway

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

At Arntzen de Besche, the 'highly reputable' team covers insolvency, restructuring and refinancing work; the group's restructuring expertise includes debt restructuring, asset recovery litigation and corporate reorganisations, while it handles crisis management issues, workforce reductions and bankruptcies on the insolvency side. Practice leader Joar Grimsbu and Stein Tonning handled a debt restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings for the bankruptcy estate of Reinertsen; Trond Kildal is another key practitioner. Atle Gabrielsen joined Wiersholm.

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