Peter Bugge Hjorth


Peter Bugge Hjorth. Photo.
Co-head of Finance department

Peter primarily works within the area of restructuring, insolvency and litigation with special focus on finance related questions, cross border restructurings, support to companies and lender based positions.

He has a broad practice stretching from regulatory work, bond issues, restructurings and insolvency work and cross border enforcement and foreclosure within multiple segments such as the oil and oil service industry, paper manufacturing industry, mining, retail and real estate. He has previously worked in the District Court and combines expertise in restructuring and insolvency with litigation work arising out of bankruptcy, debt recovery and restructuring and insolvency procedures.


  • 2021

    Next Generation Partners, Recommended and Other key lawyer - Legal 500
  • 2020

    Next Generation Partners and Recommended - Legal 500
  • 2020

    Up and Coming - Chambers and Partners Europe


  • 2006

    Cand jur, University of Oslo
  • 2006

    LLM, Kings College London


  • 2017

    PLC Restructuring and Insolvency Guide 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2015/2016, 2016/2017
  • 2017

    The publication European Insolvency Law “Reform and Harmonization”
  • 2016

    Norwegian law contributor in the comparative study on a new approach to business failure and insolvency by School of Law at the University of Leeds commissioned by the European Commission DG Justice