Banking and finance

Banking and finance are one of Haavind’s prioritised practice areas and we have the ambition of becoming one of the best banking and finance teams in Norway.

Our highly qualified lawyers have extensive experience from various areas of banking and finance law and our team has been meticulously brought together to complement the team in terms of skills and experience.

They were able to address and communicate complex legal wording to non-lawyers. Always available and forthcoming

Legal 500 2022

Our banking and finance lawyers work closely with our other teams e.g., Real estate, Offshore, Energy, M&A and Insolvency and restructuring, in order to tailor our approach to our clients’ needs. As a result of our extensive experience with international assignments we have a broad network of international law firms with whom we regularly cooperate.

Haavind’s banking and finance lawyers assists lenders, borrowers, issuers, and other parties with the legal framework of all types of financial transactions including syndicated financing of real estate, ships, rigs and airplanes, comprehensive and tailor-made acquisition and project financing, bond loans, corporate financing, leasing, financial restructuring, derivatives, and long-term power purchase agreements.


We advise on

  • Review of funding needs and preparation/negotiation of term sheets
  • Preparation of various finance – and security documents
  • Negotiations
  • Establishing and enforcement of security
  • Refinancing and financial restructuring
  • Derivatives

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