Erica Blakstad

Senior LawyerOslo

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Erica Blakstad specialises in debt financing and restructuring in the bank and bond market. She regularly advises arrangers, managers, lenders and borrowers within most categories of national and international financial transactions, including LBOs, project financing, export financing, syndicated financing and bond issues. Erica also has considerable experience in advising in restructuring matters within the shipping and offshore sectors, and has assisted in some of the most complex financial restructurings during the recent years. She is recommended in the category "Insolvency and Corporate recovery" by the intertional rating agency The Legal 500.

Work experience

Board member – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2020 - 2023
Senior Associate – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2017 - 2020
Associate – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2011 - 2012
Insurance Consultant – DNB Skadeforsikring AS
2012 - 2014
Summerintern – DNB Skadeforsikring AS
2011 - 2014
2015 - 2016
Trainee – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS


2022 - 2022
Executive Education
2016 - 2017
Postgraduate Diploma, International Finance Law – Queen Mary University of London
2012 - 2017
Master of Laws – University of Bergen
2012 - 2012
Lillehammer University College


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