Per Morten Christiansen

Partner, LawyerOslo

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Per Morten Christiansen


Per Morten Christiansen focuses on financing, restructuring, corporate law, transactions, derivatives and contract law. Per Morten has extensive experience within most categories of financial transactions, including export, acquisition and real estate financing, as well as other asset-based financing, both in the bank and bond markets. Furthermore, Per Morten has a particular focus on refinancing and restructuring of large loan facilities. He is also extensively enganged by Norwegian and international lenders in connection with restructuring of deferred loans and enforcement of collateral security. Per Morten is ranked as "Leading Lawyer" by the International Financial Law Review in the category "Banking, Financial Services, Insurance". He is also recommended by the rating agencies Chambers and The Legal 500.

Work experience

Partner – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2011 - 2013
Partner – Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig
2005 - 2011
Partner – Advokatfirmaet Steenstrup Stordrange DA
1997 - 2005
Associate/Attorney/Senior Attorney – BA-HR
2000 - 2001
Deputy Judge – Kongsberg District Court
1994 - 1997
Associate – Eksportfinans ASA


Cand.jur. – University of Oslo


Equity Derivatives 2016 Norway – co-author – Getting the Deal Through
Disclosure obligations in Norway concerning major holdings of shares in listed companies – The Legal 500
Mutual recognition of prospectuses in the EEA (Gjensidig anerkjennelse av prospekt i EØS), Tidsskrift for Forretningsjus, 3/2008
Forced sale of pledged shares (Tvangssalg av pantsatte aksjer) – Aksjonæren, 2/2006