IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Schjødt is a Scandinavian law firm with offices in Norway, Sweden and London. The firm’s Norwegian offices are in Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger and Ålesund. 



The firm maintains a top position in all financial and corporate areas in Norway. 

Besides a market-leading regulatory expertise, in banking the firm consistently secures top financing mandates in such areas as shipping, acquisition finance, oil and gas, energy, real estate, aquaculture and infrastructure. 

The firm is highly active in both debt and equity capital markets. In the debt space it is a key player in the Norwegian high-yield bond market, particularly on international offerings, and is dominant in energy and real estate bonds. The equity capital markets team advises on some of the most visible transactions in the market, including a large number of listings on the Oslo markets. 

The M&A team is among the largest in Norway in both headcount and turnover. Unsurprisingly, the firm’s coverage is highly diverse in terms of sectors and niches, private and public deals and client types. The firm commands a high share of the most complex deals in Norway and has a highly impressive clientele comprised of large private equity funds and corporations. 


Key clients 

Key clients include Vår Energi, Klaveness Combination Carriers, Meltwater, Veidekke, Fjordkraft, Norvestor Private Equity, Longship Private Equity, Panoro Energy, Herkules Capital, Keystone Academic Solutions, Lundin Energy, Seadrill, Nordea Bank, Neptune Energy, DNB Bank, Lowell, Nordic Trustee, Arctic Securities, Pareto Securities, Pexip Holding, Sparebank 1, Aker BioMarine and Vaccibody. 


Client feedback: 32nd edition (2021/2022) 


“Market-leading practice, containing real experts. Proven track record, well positioned to advise on complex projects. Provides very timely and excellent advice. Willing to go the extra mile.” 

“Very fast turnaround, fantastic availability, business savvy. Very experienced and can provide strategic and business-oriented advice.”