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Wikborg Rein

KRONPRINSESSE M√ĄRTHAS PLASS 1, PO BOX 1513 VIKA, 0117 OSLO, NORWAY
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Bernhard Haukali

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Work (+47) 22 82 76 16
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Wikborg Rein

Work Department

Banking and Finance, Shipping Offshore.

Position

Bernhard Haukali is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Banking and Finance practice. His practice is one of international transactional work within the banking/finance, shipping/offshore/transport and natural resources business sectors. He is a draftsman and negotiator of various types of financing documents, charter-parties, joint venture agreements, pool agreements and offshore service contracts. Haukali has previously been based in our offices in Bergen and London.

Career

1992 - Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 1989-1993 Resident Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, London. 1986-1991 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen og Oslo. 1984-1985 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Public and International Law, University of Bergen.

Member

Norwegian Bar Association.

Education

1986 Cand. jur., University of Bergen. 1981 Subsidiary subject; Comparative Politics, University of Bergen.


Norway

Banking and finance (including shipping finance)

Within: Leading individuals

Bernhard Haukali - Wikborg Rein

Within: Banking and finance (including shipping finance)

Wikborg Rein's 'unique experience, problem-solving skills and solution-oriented approach' ensures 'an excellent service across the board' with substantial strength in financial regulatory work, ship, offshore, asset and acquisition financing matters, and high-yield bond mandates.¬†Johan Rasmussen¬†leads the finance department,¬†Ketil E B√łe¬†manages the regulatory department,¬†Lars-Erik √ėsterb√ł¬†heads up the team in Bergen, and¬†Stian Tande Mortensen¬†leads the bond practice; √ėsterb√ł and Mortensen were recently promoted to the partnership. Clients also single out shipping and offshore specialist¬†Bernhard Haukali¬†and the acquisition finance-focused¬†Alexander W Owesen. Recent highlights include advising Storebrand on the winding up and acquisition of the portfolio of Silver Pensjonsforsikring, assisting payment system companies Vipps, BankAxept and BankID Norge with their combination, and acting for Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken on a secured tax-based exploration finance facility to a Norwegian exploration and production (E&P) company operating on the Norwegian continental shelf. BNP Paribas, Danske Bank and Nordea Bank are also clients.

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