Hugo P. Matre

Partner, PhD

Hugo P. Matre. Photo.
Admitted to the Supreme Court

Hugo is a partner in the firm's departments for tax and M&A. He joined the firm in 2011, and specialises in taxation, M&A and capital markets.

Hugo has 30 years experience in tax, corporate, stock exchange and securities law having worked both as a practitioner, an academic and as a part-time judge (vice-chairman) at the Bergen City Court. At the university he was subject co-ordinator for tax legislation, corporate law and securities/stock exchange legislation. His PhD relates to the financing of limited companies. At Schjødt Hugo advice and represents both major private and public sector clients on questions involving tax law, general corporate law, corporate finance and private equity. Hugo has extensive experience chairing the Appeals Board of the Central Office of Large sized Companies, and as a deputy member of the Appeals Board of Oslo Stock Exchange, editor of a tax periodical and a member of the editor's board of two other scientific periodicals within tax and company law. He has published more than fifty articles, books and contributions to books within his working field, and is often used as a speaker/lecturer for both private and public sector. He has been chairing the board of several companies.

Hugo is an experienced litigator and is admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court.


  • 2021

    Recommended and Other key lawyer - Legal 500
  • 2020

    Recommended - Legal 500
  • 2020

    Leading Individual - Chambers and Partners Europe


  • 2011

    PhD., University of Bergen
  • 1991

    Cand. jur., University of Oslo


  • 2022

    Rettsdata, Lovkommentar aksjeloven og allmennaksjeloven, Bråthen og Matre
  • 2020

    Hvor din skatt er, vil også ditt hjerte være, Betydningen av privatrettslige ikke-økonomiske interesser i inntektsbeskatningen, Matre, Bråthen (ed.)
  • 2019

    Skatteloven med kommentarer, Stoveland (ed.), Matre, Sund og Sønning
  • 2019

    Knophs, Skatterett, Matre, Irgens (ed.)
  • 2014

    Høyt skattet, Hvem bestemmer over skatten i regnskapet?, Matre, Banoun (ed.)