Jon Skjørshammer

  • Partner

Skjørshammer is one of Norway’s leading experts within restructuring and insolvency. Skjørshammer acts for domestic and international clients in financial restructurings, debt negotiations and bankruptcies, and he advises creditors, shareholders, investors and board of directors on all aspects of insolvency law. His practice further includes advising Norwegian and international banks in the handling of deferred loans.

Skjørshammer has been involved both as an adviser and publicly appointed as chairman of debt negotiations committees and as bankruptcy trustee in many of the largest and most complex cases in Norway during the recent years. He is recognised for his strong commitment and solution-oriented advice, and is highly acknowledged for his project management skills in complex projects where commercial understanding and industry insight is a prerequisite.

Being Norway’s exclusive representative of ICC FraudNet, an organisation specialised in asset-recovery with representatives in more than 80 countries, Skjørshammer has considerable experience in representing Norwegian clients in matters involving other jurisdictions. His practice encompasses both matters relating to the selection of local partners and project management.

The international rating agencies Chambers Europe and Legal 500 ranks Skjørshammer as one of the leading restructuring and insolvency lawyers in Norway.

Skjørshammer is a strong communicator and widely used as a lecturer on issues related to restructurings and the handling of financial challenges, both for fellow lawyers and law students.