Bjørn Olav Torpp

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+47 905 07 090

b.torpp@haavind.no

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Bjørn Olav Torpp serves as head of Haavind’s corporate practice.

He specialises in M&A and private equity and has a strong track record of advising on major M&A transactions and corporate governance matters. His practice includes international and domestic transactions, strategic investments and cooperation between shareholders.

Bjørn Olav has a particular focus on the real estate, renewable energy, IT/technology and retail sectors.

He has been distinguished as one of the leading corporate/M&A lawyers in Norway by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000.

Bjørn Olav is the author of the article “Auction Processes in Norway”.

He is robust but creative, finding smart solutions to complex problems. He is a deal maker, getting things done with high efficiency.

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Chambers and Partners (2022)

Bjørn Olav Torpp stands out as a high performing and exceptional individual.

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The Legal 500 (2022)

Expertise

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Sector

Real estate

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Specialisation

Corporate M&A

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Specialisation

Energy

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Specialisation

Property transactions

Resumé

  • 2005-
    Advokatfirmaet Haavind, partner 2010
  • 2004-2005
    Deputy Judge, Indre Follo District Court
  • 2001-2002
    Master in Laws, Commerical Law, London School of Economics
  • 1999-2004
    Advokatfirmaet Schjødt
  • 1999
    Cand. jur, UiO

Publications

  • 2016
    Ness, Iversen and Torpp: Norwegian Mergers & Acquisitions, biannual report from Haavind [www.norwegianmergers.no]
  • 2015
    Bondeson, Iversen and Torpp: Auction Processes in Norway
  • 2012
    Editor (Transactions) Practial Law (Gyldendal Rettsdata) – service similar to PLC
  • 2012
    Torpp, Foyn, and Bondeson: Venture capital investments: An overview of some legal issues and practical challenges connected to requirements of an investor towards minority shareholders in Business Law Journal no 2 2012