Hugo P. Matre

Hugo P. Matre

Partner, PhD, Bergen Download CV Download vCard

Hugo is a partner in the firm's departments for tax and M&A. He joined the firm in 2011, and specialises in taxation, M&A and capital markets.

Hugo has 25 years experience in tax, corporate, stock exchange and securities law having worked both as a practitioner, an academic and as a part-time judge (vice-chairman) at the Bergen City Court. At the university he was subject co-ordinator for tax legislation, corporate law and securities/stock exchange legislation. His PhD relates to the financing of limited companies. At Schjødt Hugo advices and represents both major private and public sector clients on questions involving tax law, general corporate law, corporate finance and private equity. Hugo has extensive experience chairing the Appeals Board of the Central Office of Large sized Companies, and as a deputy member of the Appeals Board of Oslo Stock Exchange, editor of a tax periodical and a member of the editors board of two other scientific periodicals within tax and company law. He has published more than fifty articles, books and contributions to books within his working field, and is often used as a speaker/lecturer for both private and public sector. He has been chairing the board of several companies.

Hugo is an experienced litigator and is admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court.

Practice areas

he is well regarded for his tax advice in relation to corporate restructurings and M&A Chambers and Partners

About Hugo


  • Associate Professor Faculty of Law, University of Bergen
  • Chairman of the Appeals Board of the Central Office of Large-Sized Companies
  • Deputy leader of the Appeals Board of Oslo Stock Exchange.
  • Editor of the tax Journal "Skatterett".
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway.


  • 2021

    Recommended and Other key lawyer - Legal 500

  • 2020

    Recommended - Legal 500

  • 2020

    Leading Individual - Chambers and Partners Europe


  • 2011

    PhD., University of Bergen

  • 1991

    Cand. jur., University of Oslo