Halvor Klingenberg has broad experience from the banking and finance sector.

Halvor assists borrowers, lenders, investors and arrangers with a wide range of financing transactions, including project financing, acquisition financing, bond financing, corporate financing and asset financing. He also advises with debt restructurings.

He has in-depth knowledge of general banking and finance law, security law, guarantee law and insolvency law.

Halvor is ranked in international rankings such as Legal 500 (Next Generation Partner), Chambers and Partners (Europe and Global) and IFLR1000 (highly regarded) and was in the Norwegian Financial Daily’s annual lawyer survey for 2023 ranked as one of Norway’s top ten lawyers within banking and financing.

Halvor is notable in the Norwegian market and is pragmatic and extremely effective.

- Legal 500

He is effective, knowledgeable, pragmatic and always trying to find the best solutions.

- Chambers and Partners


2018 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2017 - 2018 Associate Partner, Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS
2015 - 2016 Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS
2014 - 2015 Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2012 - 2014 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2009 - 2012 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2009 - 2009 Teacher in Law, Orkdal High School
2008 - 2008 Internship, B&D Consulting, Washington D.C.


2008 In-depth studies in Corporate Law, University of Bergen
2008 In-depth studies in International Private Law, Freie University, Berlin
2008 Master of Law, University of Bergen
2003 Basic courses in Political Science, University of Trondheim
2003 The Royal Norwegian Air Force's Officers' Training School, Stavern