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Mads Haavardsholm Partner Advokat

Mads is a partner in our Shipping & Offshore department, advising clients with i.a. contract negotiations, transactions and corporate restructurings, primarily within the shipping and oil service sectors.
He regularly advises companies with charterparty negotiations and disputes, sale and purchase of drilling rigs and vessels, shipbuilding and offshore construction projects, as well as all types of service and supplier contracts. He has also assisted with the establishment of several joint ventures and handled a large number of transactions and corporate restructurings.
  1. The Legal 500
    Next Generation Partner, Maritime Law

    ‘Mads Haavardsholm and Ellen Teresa Heyerdahl are exceptional professionals within shipping/maritime law and finance. They are always proactive, always in the forefront, and have an unprecedented understanding of their client’s needs.’

  2. Chambers & Partners Europe
    Ranked, Shipping: Corporate/Commercial

    "He is our go-to expert for complex shipping-related queries."
    "Mads Haavardsholm follows up and ensures we don't forget critical items. He doesn't drop the ball."

  3. The Legal 500
    Recommended Lawyer, Offshore Construction and Shipbuilding

  4. The Norwegian Financial Daily's annual Lawyer survey
    Top 10, Shipping

  1. Partner, Oslo, Thommessen

  2. Managing Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  3. Senior Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  4. Secondment, London, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP

  5. Associate, London, Thommessen

  6. Deputy judge, Sandefjord City Court

  7. Associate, Oslo, Thommessen

  1. Candidate in Jurisprudence
    University of Oslo