Klaus Henrik Wiese-Hansen is a partner at Schjødt and specialises in financial markets legislation, insurance, pensions and asset management. He advises domestic and international insurers, insurance intermediaries, asset managers, investment banks, credit institutions and financial holding companies.
He litigates regularly before the Norwegian courts and is admitted to the Supreme Court.
He has authored a number of books and articles regarding asset management, insurance, pensions, banking and financial regulatory matters.
Klaus Henrik is ranked among Norway’s leading lawyers regarding financial regulatory, insurance and reinsurance, and pensions matters, including by The Legal 500, IFLR1000 and PLC Which lawyer?, and he is praised as a ‘standout practitioner’ and ‘regulatory expert’. He has been continuously ranked among Norway’s top 10 insurance lawyers since 2013 and was ranked the No. 1 insurance lawyer in Norway by his peers in the 2017 Norwegian Financial Daily lawyers survey. He has been the chair, of the control committee in a life insurance company and holds positions as the chair and a member of the boards of various commercial and financial companies.