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Thomas Abrahamsen Partner Stavanger

Thomas is a corporate generalist attorney with substantial transaction experience, in particular within the upstream oil and gas-, oil service-, industrial- and tech sectors. His broad M&A and corporate law practice includes corporate deals, asset transactions, fundraising processes and restructurings. He has been advising E&P companies on a range of issues, including a substantial number of license/asset transactions on the NCS. The last years, Thomas has also been advising tech companies in their growth and exit processes. He has been recognised in international legal rankings, both within corporate/M&A and oil and gas, for a number of years.
  1. Chambers & Partners Global
    Up and Coming, Energy: Oil & Gas

    "He's an outstanding negotiator," and he "sees the big picture and is proactive and commercial."

  2. The Legal 500
    Recommended Lawyer, Oil and Gas

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

  1. Restructuring of Norwegian E&P company and combination of Norwegian branch and Norwegian limited liability company
  2. Assisted in the sale of a Norwegian parent company, with global activities and subsidiaries, to a foreign buyer
  3. Assisted major industrial player with its strategic divestments/carve outs of divisions/subsidiaries in Norway
  4. Assisted the sellers of an oil service company to a global oil service player
  5. Assisted the seller of its Norwegian E&P company and exit from the NCS
  6. Assisted on the buy-side in purchasing the shares in an E&P company and the subsequent integration of two E&P companies
  7. Assisted the sellers of a software company in their exit to a PE-fund
  1. Partner, Stavanger, Thommessen

  2. Partner, Kluge Advokatfirma AS

  3. Attorney, Kluge Advokatfirma DA

  4. Associate, Kluge Advokatfirma DA

  5. Deputy Judge, Sandnes District Court

  6. Associate, DLA Piper (Oslo)

  1. Candidate in Jurisprudence
    University of Bergen

  2. Student exchange program
    University of Wisconsin Law School

  1. Article on intra group agreements under Norwegian corporate law, ”Tidsskrift for Forretningsjus” nr. 3, 2004