Frank C. Aase is recognised for his expertise in restructuring and insolvency, as well as banking and financing. He has extensive experience in securing credit engagement and default management from his former position as a in-house lawyer in one of the largest banks in the Nordic region.
Furthermore, Frank has broad expertise in corporate law and assists both Norwegian and international clients with acquisitions, and company conversion and restructuring. He also has considerable experience with advising boards and creditors on issues related to board responsibilities and dispute resolution. Frank was Managing Partner in Brækhus between 2019-2022.
He is often appointed estate administrator for bankruptcy estates by the Oslo District Court. In 2022, he was appointed as leader of the Norwegian Bar Association’s law committee for liens, bankruptcy, enforcement, voluntary arrangement and debt collection.
Frank is recommended by Legal 500’s in the area of Commercial, Corporate and M&A, and by Chambers Europe in the area of Restructuring and Insolvency (Band 4). He has also been ranked as one of Norway’s leading lawyers in the category of Restructuring and Insolvency, and as up-and-coming in the area of Bank and Finance in Finansavisen’s annual lawyer survey.
|2019 - 2022||Managing Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma|
|2018 - 2019||Head of Corporate and Finance, Brækhus Advokatfirma|
|2016 - 2017||Head of Finance and Insolvency, Brækhus Advokatfirma|
|2016||Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma|
|2015 - 2016||Associate Partner, Brækhus Dege Advokatfirma|
|2014 - 2015||Lawyer, Tryg Forsikring|
|2010 - 2014||Lawyer, Group legal, Nordea Bank Norge|
|2007 - 2010||Associate/Lawyer, Brækhus Dege Advokatfirma|
- Appointed as leader of the Norwegian Bar Association’s law committee for liens, bankruptcy, enforcement, voluntary arrangement and debt collection.
- Appointed as member of the Norwegian Bar Association’s law committee for liens, bankruptcy, enforcement, voluntary arrangement and debt collection.
|2009||Lawyers' practising certificate|
|2007||Master of Laws, University of Oslo|