Admitted to appear before the Supreme Court

Erling Opdal is a recognized attorney and has extensive experience in work related to Restructuring and Insolvency and Corporate law. He is admitted to appear before the Supreme Court.

Erling is considered one of Norways most experienced administrators/trustee of bankruptcy estates and has handled a number of highly profiled cases over the years. Erling is regularly appointed as an administrator in bankruptcy estates by the Oslo County Court. He is often used in conjunction with business restructuring.

Erling, who also has a degree in economics, advises both large and small companies on a wide range of strategic issues as well as commercial legal issues. He regularly negotiates, asseses and advises on corporate structures and assists with contractual matters. Erling often handles debt settlement negotiations on behalf of clients. 

Erling holds a number of board postitions. He is ranked as one of Norway's most prominent restructuring and insolvency experts in Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and in Finansavisen’s annual survey and ranking of Norwegian attorneys.


  • 2001Admitted to appear before the Supreme Court
  • 1986Business economist
  • 1984Licence to practice law
  • 1981Cand. Jur, University of Oslo

Professional experience

  • 2023 -Partner, Ræder Bing Advokatfirma AS
  • 2000 - 2023Partner, Advokatfirmaet Ræder AS
  • 1994 - 2000Partner, Advokatfirma Ottesten & Co
  • 1984 - 1994Private Practice
  • 1982 - 1984Associate

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