Peter Hiorth

Peter Hiorth

Partner, Stavanger Download CV Download vCard

Peter works with Schjødt's Oil and Gas team in Stavanger, specialising in oil and gas transactions and oil taxation. His background from government service (6 years) and in-house industry experience (12 years) provides a useful background to understanding the legal and commercial issues involved.

Peter has studied and worked in the USA and Belgium, and have Norwegian and English as his work languages.

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A seasoned oil and gas expert with extensive experience in transactional matters within this sector Chambers Europe

About Peter


  • Partner in charge of several major Norwegian oil and gas transactions
  • Advisor on several major oil tax disputes
  • Deputy Director General Norwegian Ministry of Finance
  • Tax Manager Esso Norge
  • Managing Director Fina Exploration Norway


  • 2019

    Chambers Europe, Senior Statespeople


  • 1983

    LL.M., Harvard Law School

  • 1983

    International Tax program, Harvard Law School

  • 1980

    Cand. jur., University of Oslo