Harald Hellebust works mainly with transactions, including purchase and sale of businesses for buy-out funds and industrial players. His main areas of expertise are company law and contract law. Mr. Hellebust was admitted to the Supreme Court in 2008.
Mr. Hellebust is a popular lecturer, including at the annual company law conference in Stavanger. He is also always a part of Wiersholm Summer School, and every year he is a very popular coach in contract law and thesis writing for law students.
Mr. Hellebust is ranked as one of Norway's most prominent experts on mergers and acquisitions by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and in the Norwegian Financial Daily’s annual lawyers survey.
Harald Hellebust is recognised as a "very prominent M&A lawyer." He often handles cross-border transactions with complex structures. Sources describe him as a "very skilled lawyer and negotiator."
Partner, Wiersholm, 2010
Partner, DLA Piper/DLA Nordic, 2005
Lawyer, Lindh Stabell Horten DA, 2002
Associate, Lindh Stabell Horten DA, 2000
Honours and awards
Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe , 2020
Commercial, Corporate and M&A, The Legal 500, 2020
Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe , Band 2, 2019
Commercial, Corporate and M&A , The Legal 500 , Leading Individuals , 2019
Private Equity , IFLR1000, Highly Regarded , 2019