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FRIDTJOF NANSENS PLASS 7, PO BOX 1983 VIKA, 0125 OSLO, NORWAY
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Work +47 2300 3440
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Fax +47 2300 3450
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www.rosom.no

Knut Ro

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Work +47 9015 5995
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Ro Sommernes Advokatfirma DA

Work Department

Insolvency & Corporate Recovery, Real estate/Construction, Litigation & Arbitration, Inheritance.

Position

Partner.

Career

He has earlier worked for The Judge Advocate General as deputy judge, secretary for The Insurance Committee and member of The Falkangaer Committee that revised the Bankruptcy Act in 1993. Attorney since 1980. Established his own law firm in 1981 in offices with Supreme Court advocate Finn Rime and attorney Ståle Sommernes. Knut Ro was entitled to appear before the Supreme Court in 1984. Partner in Ro Sommernes since the establishment in 1993. Knut Ro has for many years lectured in law of bankruptcy at The University of Oslo, holds several board positions and is today acting chairman of the board for The Bankruptcy Council. Knut Ro has together with attorney Håvard Wiker written The bankruptcy law with comments, published by Universitetsforlaget in the autumn 2003. Knut Ro advises in general business law with primary emphasis on acquisition, insolvency, contract law and legal relations in real estate.

Languages

Norwegian and English.

Member

Member of the Norwegian Bar Association.

Education

Knut Ro graduated as cand.jur. at The University of Oslo in 1975.


Norway

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Leading individuals

Knut Ro - Ro Sommernes Advokatfirma DA

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

'Established leading player in the field'¬†Ro Sommernes Advokatfirma DA¬†fields 'an entire team of highly acknowledged and respected' individuals, who 'have a practical mindset and top-class legal competence'. Practice head¬†H√•vard Wiker¬†is 'a skilled and experienced adviser',¬†Knut Ro¬†is 'excellent',¬†Erik Sandtr√ł¬†is 'solution oriented', and¬†Nils Holger Koefoed¬†is 'a true fighter'. In a recent highlight, Wiker acted for the administrator of EMAS-AMC's bankruptcy estate; other work includes advising Boa Offshore on its restructuring, assisting Hurtigruten with the restructuring of distressed company Kleven Verft, and handling the bankruptcy of Thule Drilling.

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