Erling is a partner in our M&A and Capital Markets department. He joined Schjødt in 1998, and specializes in M&A, corporate finance, securities law, corporate regulatory issues, restructuring and insolvency.
Erling was educated at the Faculty of Law of the University of Bergen. Prior to joining Schjødt he was one of three partners in the law firm, Ueland, Skjerpe, Kolstø. Erling is a leading Norwegian practitioner in corporate law, including particular expertise in restructuring and insolvency matters. He has been heavily involved in several large and complex restructuring issues of companies and company groups, and holds extensive experience from advising clients on regulatory issues related to the securities trading act and securities fund act. He is often found as lead advisor on larger transactions. Erling has been the Managing Partner of Schjødt from 2005 to 2007, from 2009 to 31 December 2014 and again from 2018.