Johan Henrik Nossum

Johan Henrik Nossum


Johan Henrik Nossum is a financial restructuring lawyer assisting businesses under financial distress, noteholders, lenders, debt investors, creditors' committees and other financial institutions on restructuring and insolvency-related cases. He is a specialist in bankruptcy legislation, debt negotiations and contributes actively to secure creditor interest and strategies for realisation and coverage of debts; especially transactions before or after bankruptcy proceedings. Johan Henrik is a key resource in Schjødt‘s restructuring team, leading large restructuring processes on the debtor side, acting in lead for noteholders’ committees and representing banks. Nossum heads Schjødt's US desk and serve an increasing amount of US based clients.


Johan Henrik was ranked in Chambers as an “up-and-coming restructuring lawyer” in 2016/2017 and has been recognised over several years by rating agencies as leading within his field:

Legal 500, Insolvency and corporate recovery, Tier 1

The ‘incredibly valuable and solution-oriented’ Johan Henrik Nossum heads the practice at Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, which has ‘an excellent team with good professionals and a hands-on, practical approach’.

Schjødt's Restructuring Group in Top Tier - Legal 500

Advokatfirmaet Schjødt provides 'effective advice' to debtor clients in the oil and gas sector. The 'client-focused' Johan Henrik Nossum is the key figure.

Chambers 2018

Johan Henrik Nossum focuses on restructuring mandates in the offshore sector. He is noted for his expertise in corporate restructurings, while another calls him "commercially smart and really hard-working"

Chambers 2017

Johan Henrik Nossum is respected for his commitment and work ethic. One source reports that "at action time he always spends nights chewing through documentation." He focuses particularly on restructuring matters within oil and gas, shipping and real estate


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  • Handelshøyskolen BI, Master-of-Management-Course 2006-2007
  • Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 2002
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