IFLR1000 bases its annual rankings on marked analysis and interviews with clients. Clients in this year’s guide give Thommessen strong testimonials and positive feedback.

“I can call them about various issues and we will through the ball back and forth a bit and come up with a solution every time [...]”, says one client about working with Thommessen’s Banking and finance team.

The Capital markets team is also praised:

“We worked with them on an IPO and I have to say that they are the strongest team in Norway”, says one client.

“I felt in very, very good hands throughout the process and I would say Hans [Cappelen Arnesen] and his team were this great mix of being very commercially-oriented and also able to navigate the regulations very practically and without being unduly scary”, comments another.

Thommessen’s M&A team is also described as top-notch:

“Thommessen provided top-level legal transaction advice in a huge acquisition”, says one client. Another underlines Thommessen’s strong industry understanding:

“We benefitted a lot from their deep legal and industry knowledge, their excellent contacts with stakeholders and a flexible and responsive team”.

International Financial Law Review (IFLR) publishes IFLR magazine and the lawyer listing IFLR1000, which is read by business lawyers all around the world.