Egil Hatling

Head of Finance, Projects & Restructuring (Norway)
Norwegian, English

Egil Hatling is Location Head of our Finance, Projects & Restructuring Group in Norway.

Primarily, Hatling works with Corporate, Insolvency and Criminal Law. He is one of the most preferred and appointed administrators by the courts for insolvency and bankruptcy cases in Oslo. Hatling provides general counsel to a number of companies and their executive boards and management, focusing on corporate, finance and restructuring advice.

University of Oslo, Candidate of Jurisprudence
University of Southampton, Special subjects
  • Member of The Norwegian Bar Association
  • Member of INSOL Europe
Prior experience
Partner, DLA Piper Norway
2004 -
Lawyer, Advokatfirma Ræder
2000 - 2004
Police adjutant, Oslo Police District
1999 - 2000
Associate, Advokatfirmaet Staff AS
1997 - 1999
The Legal 500, 2020

Egil is recommended for Restructuring and insolvency by The Legal 500, 2020.

Chambers & Partners Europe, 2020

Egil Hatling is well known for his expertise in dispute resolution and also acts on restructuring and insolvency mandates. One client comments: "He is a highly engaged, proactive and supportive practitioner. We're very well informed and I completely trust his opinion and guidance."

The Legal 500, 2019

DLA Piper's clients feel 'valued and important' thanks to 'a sympathetic, knowledgeable and competent' department led by Egil Hatling, who 'takes good care of his clients from beginning to end'.

Chambers, 2019

"Egil Hatling is described by a client as a "polite, dedicated and smart man." He advises on financial restructurings and is also regularly appointed as a bankruptcy trustee. He advised The Future Group on its restructuring." 

Chambers, 2018

Department head Egil Hatling's practice covers restructuring, insolvency cases and disputes. Clients attest to his breadth of knowledge, noting that he has a "broad understanding of commercial issues and well-developed business acumen," and is able to "deliver difficult messages without having people get aggressive. It's very hard to dislike him.