Audun Kleppestø

Lawyer | Partner

Audun Kleppestø is specialised in insolvency and restructuring, insurance law and financing. Kleppestø also works frequently with company law matters, including board liability cases, and with advising clients related to general contract law. Kleppestø is regularly appointed as official receiver at the Oslo District Court.

Kleppestø has long and varied experience with financing and mortgage law issues, e.g. based on providing assistance to foreign banks in connection with financing and guarantees. He has also worked frequently with insurance law matters, including insurance settlement cases, and has broad experience with the regulatory framework for financial services within both finance and insurance law. On the basis of this practice, he is well acquainted with the Norwegian FSA’s (Finanstilsynet) practice within various areas of supervision.

Kleppestø regularly litigates before the courts within his fields of expertise.

Audun Kleppestø is ranked as “up & coming” within Restructuring and Insolvency in Finansavisens annual survey of Norway’s leading lawyers.

Experience

2021
Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
2019
Associate Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
2015
Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Steenstrup Stordrange DA
2012
Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Steenstrup Stordrange DA
2010
Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS
2007
Associate, Advokatfirmaet Steenstrup Stordrange DA

Language

Norwegian and English

Practice areas

Finance and Insolvency
Corporate and Transactions/M&A
Commercial Contracts
Dispute Resolution
Technology and Digitalisation

Education

2009 - Admitted to the bar
2007 - Master of Laws, University of Oslo