Tore Fjørtoft

Tore Fjørtoft

Partner, PhD, Oslo Download CV Download vCard

Tore works in Schjødt's M&A department, and has specialised in business law disciplines, such as company law, contract law, tort law, property law, restructuring and insolvency law and EU/EEA law. In addition, Tore has in-depth expertise in administrative law and is particularly experienced with regulations regarding fisheries and aquaculture.

Tore holds a PhD in cooperative law and is regarded the leading national expert in this area. He lectures in company law at the Law Faculty in Oslo. His scientific publications are primarily within company law and cooperative law, but he has also published articles in other legal disciplines.

Tore has a long experience with drafting laws, both as a legal advisor at The Ministry of Justice, and as a leader and member of governmental law commissions. He also write notes to selected laws in the Norwegian statutes book, and deliver lectures on his legal specialities to both private and public bodies.

Practice areas

Tore Fjørtoft is a well-regarded practitioner in the "aquaculture and fisheries market". Chambers

About Tore


  • Member of The Norwegian Bar Association's Law Committee on Fishery and Aquaculture.


  • 2018

    Chambers Europe, Tore Fjørtoft is a well-regarded practitioner in the "aquaculture and fisheries market". He frequently assists clients with transactional mandates as well as licensing topics.

  • 2019

    His article "Licenses to Commercial Fisheries" was nominated for the prize "Best Journal Article", irrespective of scientific diciplines.


  • 2014

    PhD, University of Oslo

  • 1998

    Cand. jur., University of Bergen


  • 2020

    The Norwegian Constitution § 101, in The Norwegian Constitution – with historical remarks 1814–2016, Fjørtoft, T.

  • 2019

    Organisational law, in Knoph's overview on Norwegian Law, Fjørtoft, T.

  • 2018

    Licenses to Commercial Fisheries, in Norwegian Business Journal, Wold Sund, E. and Fjørtoft, T.

  • 2014

    Financial Rights of Members of Cooperatives, PhD-dissertation, Fjørtoft, T.

  • 2009

    Cooperatives - the rules on economic issues, taxes and dues, Fjørtoft, T. and Gjems-Onstad, O.