Mr Christopher Jensen > Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
0112 OSLO

Work Department

Banking and finance


Partner / lawyer


Christopher A. Jensen is a specialist in financing, securities law and company law. Christopher advises companies, managers, lenders and borrowers on various types of financial transactions, in particular acquisition financing and bond financing, in addition to capital market transactions such as initial public offerings (IPOs), private placements and acquisitions. He is often engaged as adviser to boards of directors and management in strategic business law matters.

Christopher has extensive experience in cross-border transactions, both as adviser and as a corporate lawyer, and has represented both leading industrial groups and Private Equity funds in acquisitions, establishment of joint ventures and large-scale capital market transactions.

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Capital markets

With expertise across equity and debt capital markets work, Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS is a key contact for Nordic financial institutions; its client roster includes Pareto Securities, Nordea and Arctic Securities. The group is also active in the high-yield bond arena. Bernt Olav Steinland and Robert Sveen jointly lead the practice; Steinland is recommended for regulatory work and Sveen advises on transactional matters. Other noteworthy practitioners include Andreas Jarbø, who handles ECM transactions for financial institutions, Christopher Jensen, who specialises in DCM work, and newly promoted partner Jon Fredrik Johansen, who assists with stock exchange and securities law.

Norway > Banking and finance (including shipping finance)

Bernt Olav Steinland heads the practice at Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS, which excels in banking and finance transactions including debt restructurings and shipping finance issues, and financial services regulatory work. The group’s shipping, oil and offshore-related work was also recently bolstered by the addition of Christian Steen Eriksen and senior associate Andreas Kyllingstad, who joined the group as part of the firm’s merger with Kyllingstad Kleveland Advokatfirma DA in early 2019. Tor Herdlevær is a key name for distressed debt restructuring transactions, Christopher Jensen specialises in bank and bond financings, and Per Morten Christiansen regularly handles export, acquisition and real estate financing work.