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

The ‘strong and experienced‘ team at Kvale Advokatfirma DA has an excellent reputation for handling a broad range of insolvency work, including refinancings, reorganisations and bankruptcy cases. The practice advises a solid client roster of financial institutions on complex debt restructurings; Stine Snertingdalen, who is ‘highly skilled and service-minded‘, is a key figure in the team for insolvency-related banking and finance work. The ‘practicalTom Hugo Ottesen is well known for acting for companies and banks in restructuring and refinancing matters, while practice head Thomas Piro counts cross-border bankruptcy work as a key area of instruction. Jon Skjørshammer and Robert Jensen are also key members in the team.