Egil Horstad


Egil Horstad. Photo.
Egil works with dispute resolution, has extensive litigation experience and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway in 2010.

Besides dispute resolution, he primarily works with restructuring and insolvency, contract law and generational shifts in business settlements. Egil is regularly appointed as administrator of bankruptcy estates and as reconstructor by Hordaland District Court. He has been the administrator of several major bankruptcy estates. In addition, he has extensive experience with assisting companies, banks and other creditors in major restructuring operations.

Egil is an experienced chairman of boards. He has for more than two decades been an external examiner, teaching supervisor and lecturer at the University of Bergen and other educational institutions.


  • 2024

    "Egil is an extremely skilled lawyer" - Chambers & Partners
  • 2024

    "Egil Horstad has excellent legal skills in a very complex manner. He is able to deal with complex legal matters in a professional and practical way." - Legal 500
  • 2023

    "Egil Horstad is recognised for handling contentious matters. He acts as bankruptcy trustee and advises on a broad range of restructuring mandates." - Chambers & Partners


  • 2001

    Eksamen i 4 spesialfag, Universitetet i Bergen
  • 1998

    Cand.jur., Universitetet i Bergen