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Kristoffer Hegdahl Partner Oslo

Kristoffer is a finance partner and heads Thommessen’s financial restructuring and insolvency practice. He has broad experience in a wide range of financial transactions with particular on special situations, financially distressed scenarios, restructurings and workouts in various industry sectors. Working closely with lenders, borrowers, financial advisors and other stakeholders, he has been involved in all sizeable restructurings in Norway during recent years.

Kristoffer is also the firm’s specialist in structured finance, repo transactions, securities lending and derivatives.

He was recognised in the “top 40 under 40” awards by the Norwegian finance magazine Kapital. Kristoffer and the firm’s Banking and Restructuring Group have been awarded top rankings by legal publications such as the Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.
  1. The Legal 500
    Next Generation Partner, Insolvency and Corporate Recovery

    ‘Kristoffer Hegdahl is hands-on, commercial, solution-oriented and has impressed us with his ability to handle complex cases with various stakeholders.’
    ‘The team led by Kristoffer Hegdahl is always available and respond quickly.’
    ‘Kristoffer Hegdahl and Faraz Ahmed Ali are a great duo with high industry and legal knowledge and experience. They deliver industry-leading services, trustworthy advice, and are always available. They have great interpersonal skills which is important in challenging situations.’

  2. Chambers & Partners Europe
    Ranked, Restructuring/Insolvency

    "Very good commercial understanding of a restructuring situations and ability to manage various differences in positions the partners have."

  3. The Norwegian Financial Daily's annual Lawyer survey
    Top 10, Insolvency and Restructuring

  4. IFLR1000
    Rising Star, Banking and finance

  5. IFLR1000 2020
    Rising Star, Capital Markets

  6. Who's Who Legal
    Recommended Lawyer, Capital Markets: Structured Finance

  1. Partner, Oslo, Thommessen

  2. Managing Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  3. Senior Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  4. , Admitted to the bar

  5. Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  6. Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

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

  2. Master of Laws
    University of Oslo