Mr Jostein Moen > Kvale Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Kvale Advokatfirma DA
0122 OSLO

Work Department

Maritime law, corporate and transactions


Jostein Moen heads Kvale’s Corporate M&A department. He works mainly with transactions, but assists also in disputes within shipping related disciplines. He has extensive experience with corporate law and issues regarding exchange listed particularly related to purchase and sale of businesses within shipping and offshore. Moen has also wide experience with buying/selling/chartering of ships and offshore vessels. He works also with restructuring of businesses


2017 – Partner, Kvale; 2015 – 2016 Partner, Kyllingstad Kleveland; 2012 – 2014 Senior Lawyer, Kyllingstad Kleveland; 2007 – 2010 Associate/Senior Associate/Senior Lawyer, Thommesen; 2003 – 2006 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Nicolaisen & Co ANS; 2003 Advisor, The Norwegian Bar Association


Norwegian and English


The Norwegian Bar Association


2006 Bachelor of Business and Administration, Norwegian School of Economics; 2002 Cand.jur., University of Bergen; 2001 Master of International Trade Law, Bond University, Australia

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Jostein Moen heads up the corporate and M&A practice at Kvale Advokatfirma DA, which particularly stands out for its track record in transactional mandates in highly-regulated industries, including the healthcare, health tech, media and entertainment and TMT infrastructure sectors. In addition to M&A transactions and demergers, the practice also handles insolvency, bankruptcy and restructuring mandates; corporate governance issues; and contentious work, and provides advisory services to industrial groups and financial institutions. Marius L Andresen focuses on cross-border work, and Thomas Farhang is praised by clients as ‘a stand-out name‘. The group also recruited a notable number of partners from SANDS in early 2020.

Norway > Banking and finance (including shipping finance)

Kvale Advokatfirma DA’s ‘highly responsive’ practice saw notable growth in 2020 with the recruitment of transactional expert Hillevi Myrhe and insolvency specialist Jon Skjørshammer from SANDS. The group also includes team leader Stine Snertingdalen, who focuses on restructuring and insolvency mandates; Christian Stang Våland, who acts for a range of Norwegian savings banks; and Jostein Moen, who regularly handles ship finance matters. Notable clients include Arctic Securities, Danske Bank and the bankruptcy estate of Norske Skog.