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.

Ms. Hasle Øverby is ranked as an up-and-coming lawyer on banking and finance in the Norwegian Financial Daily’s annual lawyers survey. She is also ranked as one of Norway's leading lawyers on shipping by Chambers and Partners.

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

Sources recognise Kristine Hasle Øverby's growing presence in the ship finance market, and one client describes her as a "very strong banking and finance lawyer within the maritime sector who provides good service, good advice and good solutions."

Chambers Europe, 2018

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