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Ellen Teresa Heyerdahl Partner Advokat

Ellen has extensive experience in advising on financing transactions within a number of sectors. She assists domestic and foreign lenders, borrowers, and arrangers with bilateral and syndicated facilities, bond loans and debt programs. Her main focus is on asset finance (ship finance and aircraft financing), as well as project and acquisition financing. Ellen is also a member of Thommessen's restructuring team. Ellen is a member of the board of Thommessen and heads the firm's banking and finance practice
  1. The Legal 500
    Next Generation Partner, Banking & Finance (including shipping finance)

    ‘Ellen’s support stood out. She was outstanding.’ ‘She knows the law and the business, making her a very good discussion partner. ’

  2. The Legal 500
    Recommended Lawyer, Insolvency and Corporate Recovery

    ‘Ellen Teresa Heyerdahl is solution-oriented, very knowledgeable and nice to work with.’

  3. The Norwegian Financial Daily's annual Lawyer survey
    Top 10, Banking and Finance

  4. Chambers & Partners Europe and Global
    Ranked Lawyer, Banking & Finance

    "She is academically strong, has a good commercial sense, and is easy to communicate with. She has a good understanding of the needs of both banks and borrowers."

  5. Chambers & Partners Europe
    Ranked, Restructuring/Insolvency

  6. Chambers & Partners Europe
    Ranked, Shipping: Finance

    "Business-oriented, solution-oriented, and able to deliver quickly and with high quality."

  7. IFLR1000
    Highly Regarded, Banking and finance

    "By far the best banking finance lawyer in Norway."

  8. IFLR1000
    Highly Regarded, Restructuring and insolvency

  9. IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2022
    Women Leader Norway,

  1. Partner, Oslo, Thommessen

  2. Managing Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  3. Senior Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  4. Admitted to the Bar

  5. Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  6. Associate, Wiersholm

  1. Exam in Essential Project Management (5 ECTS)
    Skema Business School

  2. Candidate in Jurisprudence
    University of Oslo