Mr Tom Hugo Ottesen > Kvale Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Kvale Advokatfirma DA
HAAKON VIIS GATE 10
PO BOX 1752, VIKA
0122 OSLO
Norway

Work Department

Restructuring, insolvency and investigations

Position

Tom Hugo Ottesen Heads Kvale’s restructuring, insolvency and investigation team. He has particular experience in (re)financing, credit security, credit recovery, insolvency and restructuring of hard pressed companies. He is also an experienced arbitrator and is occasionally appointed as arbitrator in insolvency-related disputes.

Ottesen is frequently appointed as bankruptcy administrator by Oslo Bankruptcy Court and is appointed as administrator in a number of the largest bankruptcies in Norway each year. Ottesen is Chairman of the Board of Kvale and holds several directorships. He regularly lectures and participates in panel discussions on key emerging areas of the law in bankruptcy, restructuring & insolvency.

Career

1996 – Partner, Kvale; 1989 – 1996 Partner, Thune & Co; 1984 – 1988 Associate, de Beshe & Thune

Languages

Norwegian and English

Memberships

The Norwegian Bar Association

Education

1984 Cand.jur, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Insolvency and corporate recovery

(Hall of Fame)

Tom Hugo OttesenKvale Advokatfirma DA

Kvale Advokatfirma DA‘s team has a significant track-record in high-profile insolvency cases, and also handles a high volume of matters with international aspects. The department, which is particularly active in advising financial institutions, is led by Thomas Piro, who has longstanding expertise in cross-border bankruptcy proceedings and is frequently appointed by the courts as administrator. Key practitioner Tom Hugo Ottesen represents banks and companies in restructurings and refinancing proceedings, while Stine Snertingdalen is noted for her banking and finance expertise. In early 2020, the team was bolstered by the addition of two partners from SANDS, Jon Skjørshammer and Robert Jensen.