• 2013


    Mads Haavardsholm assisted Ferd and Herkules Capital in connection with a sale of 50% of the oil service provider Aibel to Ratos and the 6th AP-fund.

  • 2013

    STX OSV/Vard Group

    Mads Haavardsholm assisted Fincantieri in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in STX OSV (now Vard Group).


  • 2015–
    Partner, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 2012–2014
    Managing Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 2010–2012
    Senior Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen
  • 2009–2009
    Associate, London office, Thommessen
  • 2009–2009
    Deputy Judge, Sandefjord City Court
  • 2009–2009
    Secondment, London office, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • 2008
    Admitted to the bar
  • 2006–2009
    Associate, Oslo office, Thommessen


  • 2000–2006
    Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo