Magnus Tønseth > BAHR > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

0117 OSLO

Work Department

Finance and Capital Markets




Magnus Tønseth is a part of BAHR’s Finance group and advises lenders and borrowers on bank and bond financings and restructuring and has extensive experience within energy, shipping and offshore. The transactions involve complex structures accross various jurisdictions. Magnus has considerable experience with large and complex international processes and project management and led BAHR’s work with the restructuring of Seadrill Ltd. (2016-2018).

Magnus has previously worked as an in-house legal advisor in DNB Bank ASA’s department of shipping and offshore on a secondment lasting two years where he amongst other things worked on financing and restructuring within shipping, offshore and aviation.

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Insolvency and corporate recovery

(Next Generation Partners)

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BAHR‘s restructuring group is highly regarded for its ‘legal and strategic understanding, coupled with commercial acumen‘. The department has a solid track record in acting for bondholders and banks, with cross-border restructuring work and prominent insolvency matters acting as core areas of instruction for the team. Richard Sjøqvist is highly regarded for his expertise in handling high-profile restructurings, and the ‘outstandingMagnus Tønseth advises on international restructuring mandates. Managing associates Steffen Rogstad and Daniel Jovanovic are also key names to note.

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.

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