Mr Kristoffer Hegdahl > Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS
HAAKON VII'S GATE 10
PO BOX 1484 VIKA
0116 OSLO
Norway

Work Department

Debt Financing; Insolvency and Restructuring; Financial Regulation

Position

Partner. Kristoffer has extensive experience from domestic and cross-border financing transactions, acting for banks and corporates. He also holds experience from bond issues, securitization projects, as well from securities lending and repo/derivative transactions. Kristoffer also works on debt restructuring projects and corporate insolvency. In addition, he teaches in several of these subjects at the University of Oslo.

Career

2018-current Partner, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2016-2018 Managing Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2013-2015 Senior Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2012 Admitted to the bar; 2010-2013 Associate, London and Oslo Office, Thommessen; 2010-current Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo; 2009-2010 Thommessen Scholarship, Oslo office, Scholarship Thommessen.

Languages

Norwegian
English

Memberships

Norwegian Bar Association

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Banking and finance (including shipping finance)

Hans Haugstad leads the debt financing team at Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS and Tore Mydske heads up the financial regulatory group, both of which benefit from the firm’s financial restructuring and insolvency department, led by newly promoted partner Kristoffer Hegdahl. Haugstad and Ellen Teresa Heyerdahl recently advised Seadrill on its debt structuring, Mydske assisted Nordic Credit Rating with its establishment as a credit rating agency under the supervision of the European Securities Markets Agency, Einar Grette and Halvor Mansåker handled a number of high-yield bond issuances for various financial advisers and issuers, and Bergen-based Jan J Greve advised Flex LNG on a term loan facility. Other clients include DNB Bank, Nordea Bank, Svenska Handelsbanken and Pareto Securities. Shipping and maritime industry expert Bjørn Sande Urtegaard made partner in 2018.

Norway > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS‘ ‘strong team of restructuring lawyers is experienced in the shipping and offshore sectors‘ and ‘has the experience, tools, manpower and know-how to handle matters competently and efficiently‘. Group head Kristoffer Hegdahl has ‘good insight into the offshore industry and performs well‘; he recently acted for seven banks including DNB and Nordea Bank on the restructuring of Solship Invest 3. Financing expert Einar Grette, bond restructuring specialist Halvor Mansåker and associate partner Reidar Myhre are also names to note. Jo Rodin retired.