Mr Kjetil Hardeng > Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS
Haakon VIIs gate 10
PB 359 Sentrum

Work Department

Corporate M&A
Information technology
Stock exchange and capital markets


Partner Kjetil Hardeng is head of Haavind’s M&A practice team and his cross-border experience is among the most extensive of any M&A practitioner in Norway. He has assisted in major acquisitions and joint ventures in the U.S., Asia and Africa, as well as in public-to-private transactions. His exceptional expertise in cross-border M&A is confirmed by his client list, which includes many world-leading companies and investments firms, as well as many market-leaders in Norway.

Technology and energy remain the areas closest to Partner Hardeng’s heart and he handles numerous matters in these areas each year. He has particularly extensive experience with renewable energy issues.

Aside from transaction work, he also advises boards in public companies on deal-related compliance issues, where he provides clients with the benefits of his experience from having been a key adviser in transactions outside Europe.

Partner Hardeng has been repeatedly recognized for having a solution-oriented way of working and his ability to master complex issues, interests and people, and use those skills to get the deal done have earned praise from clients.



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Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Kjetil HardengAdvokatfirmaet Haavind AS

Ellen Schult Ulriksen and M&A expert Bjørn Olav Torpp share leadership of the practice at Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS, which garners praise for its ‘deep industry and commercial understanding, and provides practical advice‘ on complex, high-profile transactions, large M&A deals, private equity work and joint ventures. The client roster includes aquaculture, technology, real estate, manufacturing, oil and gas and energy companies. Kjetil Hardeng is highly regarded as ‘a very experienced and skilled M&A lawyer‘, while managing partner Preben Brecke specialises in private equity work, and Bård Sandstad focuses on oil and gas and offshore matters. At senior lawyer level, Ragnar Gundersen Koffeld is a noteworthy name.