Johan Henrik Nossum


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Johan Henrik is a restructuring lawyer assisting businesses under financial distress, noteholders, lenders, debt investors, creditors' committees and financial institutions on restructuring and insolvency-related cases. He is also a specialist in bankruptcy legislation, debt negotiations and contributes actively to secure creditor interest and strategies for realisation and coverage of debts; especially transactions before or after bankruptcy proceedings.

Johan Henrik is a key resource in Schjødt‘s restructuring team, leading large restructuring processes on the debtor side, acting in lead for noteholders’ committees and representing banks. He heads Schjødt's US desk and serves an increasing amount of US based clients.

Including being a prominent resource within Schjødt restructuring department, Johan Henrik is central within Schjødts corporate investigations team. Johan Henrik has broad experience within corporate investigation as an administrator of bankruptcy estates, investigations related to economic malpractice, system errors, and subsequent follow-ups when it comes to best practise investigation methodology.


  • 2022

    Ranked lawyer – Chambers Europe; "Johan Henrik Nossum advises on liability issues as well as debt refinancing and recapitalisation matters."
  • 2021

    Next Generation Partner - Legal 500; "Johan Henrik Nossum stands out with his creativity and problem solving abilities."
  • 2020

    Next Generation Partner – Legal 500
  • 2020

    2020, Ranked lawyer – Chambers Europe; "Johan Henrik Nossum is highly rated by interviewees and is described as a "confident and experienced practitioner who is hard-working and always available."He is a specialist restructuring and insolvency lawyer, with experience acting for companies, banks and institutional investors."
  • 2018

    Ranked lawyer – Chambers Europe; "Johan Henrik Nossum focuses on restructuring mandates in the offshore sector. He is noted for his expertise in corporate restructurings, while another calls him "commercially smart and really hard-working".


  • 2007

    Master of Management course, Handelshøyskolen BI
  • 2002

    Cand. Jur., University of Oslo


  • Winter 2001-2002

    IBRU Boundary and Security Bulletin, What Vietnam could gain from redrawing its baselines, Johan Henrik Nossum

Quotes from others

  • "Johan Henrik Nossum has a friendly and calm appearance in stressful and complex situations. He has a high knowledge of his field and solves issues in a pragmatic manner. He is solution-oriented and has a high work capacity."

    Legal 500