Mr Tore Mydske > Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS
Ruseløkkveien 38, 0251 Oslo
PO Box 1484 Vika
NO-0116 Oslo
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Work Department

Financing Regulation; Capital Markets; Compliance & Investigations


Mr Mydske advises financial companies with what is considered as regulated activity and the consequences of operating within this field in Norway. He is known to be one of Norway’s leading experts within this area, and the clients include banks, insurance companies, investment firms and mutual fund firms. He heads Thommessen practice area dealing with matters concerning financial regulation.


2012- Partner, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2009-2012 Lawyer, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2009 Admitted to the bar; 2008-2009 Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2004-2006 Counsellor for Financial and Economic Affairs, The Norwegian Embassy, Washington DC; 2001-2007 Deputy Director General, Financial Markets Department, Norwegian Ministry of Finance; 2000-2001 Assistant Director General, Financial Markets Department, Norwegian Ministry of Finance; 1999-2000 Higher Executive Officer, Financial Markets Department, Norwegian Ministry of Finance; 1997 EU commission, Trainee; 1996-1999 Executive officer, Financial Markets Department, Norwegian Ministry of Finance


English; French


Norwegian Bar Association


1999-2000 Master of Laws, LLM King’s College London; 1995- Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Banking and finance (including shipping finance)

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS‘ ‘very strong bank financing team‘ has a notable reputation for its strength in advising on large acquisitions, syndicated corporate financings, cross-border financing mandates and project finance matters. The department is also recognised for its expertise in high-profile restructuring matters, and ‘possesses a unique insight in regulatory banking law‘, an area in which Tore Mydske excels. The ‘outstandingEllen Teresa Heyerdahl, who leads the group, ‘knows the law and the business‘, while Hans Haugstad is well versed in acquisition and real estate financing work, and Halvor Mansåker advises private equity houses on leveraged financing transactions. Managing associate Pernille Engstrøm Skaug is ‘hands-on and diligent‘.

Norway > Insurance

With notable expertise in marine insurance mandates, Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS is equally adept at advising major national and international insurers on a range of contentious and non-contentious matters. Practice head Andreas Meidell has notable experience in litigation, and assists with marine and cargo insurance, reinsurance and property and liability claims. Henrik Hagberg is noted for his expertise in shipping and oil sector work, while financial services regulatory matters are a core strength of Tore Mydske‘s practice. Managing associate Henrik Fabian Torgrimsby regularly assists with infrastructure projects.