Kristine Hasle Øverby is a banking and finance lawyer with particular focus on the shipping/offshore and energy sectors. She regularly assists borrowers, lenders, investors and arrangers, domestically and internationally. Ms. Hasle Øverby has extensive experience with international and cross border financings and transactions, including sale and leaseback transactions. Her practice further includes advice and documentation in restructuring matters. Ms. Hasle Øverby also has experience with acquisition financing and general transactions/M&A work.

Kristine Hasle Øverbyis ranked as "Up-and-coming" in finance by Chambers Europe and the Norwegian Financial Daily’s annual lawyers survey, and as "Notable practitioner" in M&A by IFLR1000. She was recently voted one of "10 Women to Watch 2017" in shipping in a voting published by the Norwegian finance magazine 'Kapital' in connection with NorShipping.

She is fluent in the Scandinavian languages, as well as English and Spanish.

Finance practitioner Kristine Hasle Øverby advises market participants on a variety of loan and credit facilities. One client describes her as "a very nice and pleasant person who is efficient and determined", as well as "service-minded and bright".

Chambers Europe 2017

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Wiersholm, 2017
  • Managing Associate, Wiersholm, 2012
  • Senior Associate, Wiersholm, 2009
  • Associate, Wiersholm, 2005


  • Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 2005

Board Memberships

  • The Norwegian Bar Association's women's' council (Advokatforeningens kvinneutvalg), WISTA Norway, member