Peter Bugge Hjorth

Peter Bugge Hjorth

Partner, Oslo Download CV Download vCard

Peter primarily works within the area of restructuring, insolvency and litigation with special focus on finance related questions, cross border restructurings, support to companies and lender based positions.

He has a broad practice stretching from regulatory work, bond issues, restructurings and insolvency work and cross border enforcement and foreclosure within multiple segments such as the oil and oil service industry, paper manufacturing industry, mining, retail and real estate. He has previously worked in the District Court and combines expertise in restructuring and insolvency with litigation work arising out of bankruptcy, debt recovery and restructuring and insolvency procedures.


  • Ranked in Legal 500 as “up-and-coming restructuring lawyer” in 2016/2017 and as “next generation lawyer” within insolvency and corporate recovery in 2017/2018
  • Described and praised in Chambers 2018 for his substantial experience within the field of insolvency and corporate recovery and his ability to “see the whole picture”


  • PLC Restructuring and Insolvency Guide 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2015/2016, 2016/2017
  • Norwegian law contributor in the comparative study on a new approach to business failure and insolvency by School of Law at the University of Leeds commissioned by the European Commission DG Justice (2016) and the publication European Insolvency Law “Reform and Harmonization” (2017)

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