Harald Blaauw

Harald Blaauw

Senior Lawyer, Oslo Download CV Download vCard

Harald is a senior attorney in Schjødt’s M&A department, and primarily assists clients with corporate advisory and mergers, acquisitions, sales and transactional services within all market segments. Harald has extensive experience with strategic takeovers, private equity and structured processes, as well as corporate litigation and arbitration. A great deal of his work is cross-border, and he regularly assists both private and listed companies with commercial contracts and in connection with significant development and restructuring projects.

Before joining Schjødt, Harald was partner and attorney in the M&A departments of Aabø-Evensen & Co (2012-2017), Wiersholm law firm (2010-2012) and Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP in New York (2007-2010). Harald has also clerked at the Supreme Court of Norway, and acted as authorised arbitrator in a number of cases before the Philadelphia Municipal Court and the Philadelphia Arbitration Center. Harald is admitted to the bar in both Norway and USA (New York), he is a Certified Financial Analyst, and he holds an MBA with focus in finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

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About Harald

Education

  • 2018

    MBA, NHH

  • 2018

    Cert. Corporate Finance, NHH

  • 2017

    Certified Financial Analyst, NHH

  • 2009

    LL.M., Uni. of Penn. Law School

  • 2009

    Corp. Finance, The Wharton School

  • 2007

    Cert. American Law, UiB

  • 2007

    Master of Law, UiB

  • 2007

    Cert. Int. Law, American University

Publications

  • 2017

    Private Equity 2017, International Comparative Legal Guide, 3rd Ed. ISBN: 978-1-911367-54-3

  • 2017

    Mergers & Acquisitions 2017, International Comparative Legal Guide, 11th Ed. ISBN: 978-1-911367-38-3

  • 2016

    Private Equity 2016, International Comparative Legal Guide, 2nd Ed. ISBN: 978-1-910083-97-0

  • 2016

    Mergers & Acquisitions 2016, International Comparative Legal Guide, 10th Ed. ISBN: 978-1-910083-83-3

  • 2015

    IFLR1000 Online publication series, 9 October 2015: M&A Insuranse – Whose risk is it anyway?

  • 2015

    Private Equity 2015, International Comparative Legal Guide, 1st Ed. ISBN: 978-1-910083-53-6

  • 2015

    Mergers & Acquisitions 2015, International Comparative Legal Guide, 9th Ed. ISBN: 978-1-910083-35-2

  • 2014

    IFLR1000 Online publication series, 15 October 2014: New reporting routines for the PE and Venture Capital Industry

  • 2014

    Mergers & Acquisitions 2014, International Comparative Legal Guide, 8th Ed. ISBN: 978-1-908070-90-6

  • 2013

    Mergers & Acqusitions 2013, International Comparative Legal Guide, 7th Ed. ISBN: 978-1-908070-52-4

  • 2012

    Public policy limitations on recognition and enforceabilty of international arbitral awards under the auspices of the New York Convention. University of Penn. Law School 2009 – UPenn J. of Int. Law Ed. 2012

  • 2007

    A comparative analyses of: Norwegian and US Product liability regulations – Precedents, procedure and puntive damages. American University, Washington, D.C. 2007 – LL.M. thesis, University of Bergen Law School