Klaus Henrik Wiese-Hansen

Klaus Henrik Wiese-Hansen

Partner, Oslo Download vCard

Klaus Henrik is specialised in insurance and reinsurance, financial markets legislation, pensions and asset management.

He advises domestic and international insurers, insurance intermediaries, asset managers, investment banks, credit institutions, financial enterprises, various types of fintech companies and industry players. His assistance includes establishment of life- and non-life insurance companies and pension funds, regulatory assistance, product development, transactions and restructuring of finance businesses, claims and litigation, in addition to recourse and cost-reduction tuning. He also advises commercial companies and trade unions in matters related to insurance and pensions, including M&As. 

He is a trusted advisor to CEOs and top management of many of his clients. He litigates regularly before Norwegian courts and is admitted to the Supreme Court. 

He has authored a number of books and articles within insurance, pensions, banking and financial regulatory matters.

Klaus Henrik is ranked among Norway’s leading lawyers within financial regulatory, insurance & reinsurance and pensions, including by Legal 500, IFLR 1000, PLC Which Lawyer and is praised as a "standout practitioner" and "regulatory expert". He has been consecutively ranked among Norway´s top 10 insurance lawyers since 2013 and was ranked No. 1 insurance lawyer in Norway by his peers in the Norwegian Financial Daily's lawyers survey in 2019 and 2017. He has been chairman of the control committee in a life insurance company and holds positions as chairman of the board and member of the board in several regulated companies. He has formerly been working as a lawyer in BAHR and as a partner with Steenstrup Stordrange (SANDS).

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Ruseløkkveien 14

P.O.Box 2444 Solli

NO-0201 Oslo


C. Sundts gate 17

P.O.Box 2022 Nordnes

NO-5817 Bergen


Kongsgårdbakken 3

P.O.Box 440

NO-4002 Stavanger


Notenesgata 14

P.O.Box 996 Sentrum

NO-6001 Ålesund


48 Gracechurch Street

London EC3V 0EJ

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