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

  2. The Legal 500
    Next Generation Partner, Maritime Law

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

    ‘Mads Haavardsholm in Thommessen is a pleasant and likable person, but can take the bad cop position when that is required. Such personal capabilities combined with the legal and commercial skillset sets him apart from other lawyers I know.’

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

    Mads is broadly noted for his experience assisting ship owners with sale and leaseback transactions. He demonstrates additional expertise in corporate mergers in the shipping sector.

  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