Ida Marie Windrup > BAHR > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

0117 OSLO

Work Department

Finance and Capital Markets




Ida Marie heads up BAHR’s Debt Capital Markets group and is a member of BAHR’s Finance team. Ida has a broad international practice covering general bank finance and other debt finance transactions, acquisition finance and asset finance across a variety of sectors and industries, including infrastructure, ocean-related industries, technology and real estate. She has extensive experience acting for banks and borrowers in high-profile financings, in particular within the maritime sector as well as sustainability-linked and green finance, and is now focusing on BAHR’s bank and investment bank clients.

Prior to returning to BAHR in 2021, she worked in London at law firm Watson Farley & Williams for over 8 years, where she qualified as a Solicitor in 2013.

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Banking and finance (including shipping finance)

At BAHR, restructuring mandates and covered bond matters form key pillars of strength for the practice, and the department has a solid track record in acting for borrower and lender clients on large-scale transactions. The ‘extremely efficientIda Marie Windrup attracts praise, and clients claim her ‘knowledge of the industry is very impressive‘; she specialises in debt capital matters. Practice head Richard Sjøqvist is ‘very commercial and resourceful‘, and Markus Nilssen regularly acts for large Norwegian covered bond issuers. Peter Hammerich is sought out for his financial regulatory expertise, Magnus Tønseth‘s ‘proactiveness is very valuable‘, and Audun Nedrelid acts for international and domestic banks and funds on a range of financing transactions.

Norway > Maritime law

Praised as an ‘extremely strong team’ and a ‘go-to’ firm for many in the maritime space, BAHR fields a leading shipping practice, working with elite Norwegian blue-chip businesses operating in Norway and abroad. Shipping banks, marine insurers, brokers, ship-owners and ship operators all trust the broad ranging, full-service expertise of the group. The team also has a prominent dry shipping practice, which handles a wide range of equity capital market transactions in the maritime space, and leverages the firm’s strong litigation practice. Geir Gustavsson and Anne Dahl Frisak co-lead the group; Gustavsson is praised for his ‘excellent commercial mindset while still delivering impeccable legal advice’, and the ‘reliable’ Frisak focuses on high-value shipping and offshore transactions, including sale and leaseback projects, shipbuilding contracts, vessel purchases and charterparties. Robin Bakken is a M&A and equity capital market expert, and Ida Marie Windrup focuses on sustainable financing within the maritime sector. Øystein Meland joined the firm’s Bergen office from Wikborg Rein, bolstering the firm’s dry shipping practice.

Comparative Guides

Norway: Acquisition Finance January 2023 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Acquisition Finance laws and regulations applicable in Norway.