Tor Bechmann


Tor Bechmann works primarily with M&A and company law, such as establishment of businesses, investments, sales and acquisitions, mergers and demergers, restructurings, raising of capital and refinancing.

He is a highly experienced advisor in national and international corporate transactions. He also has extensive experience as legal advisor in commercial contract negotiations and handling of shareholder conflicts.

Bechmann is a senior member of the firm's corporate law and transactions team. He regularly lectures on company law and is a frequent speaker to other lawyers and legal professionals at the annual National Corporate Law Conference and at "Advokatenes Fagdager".

He is a member of the Norwegian Bar Association's Committee for Corporate Law ("Advokatforeningens lovutvalg for selskapsrett") and the Centre for Continuing Legal Education Committee for Corporate Law ("Fagutvalget for Selskapsrett i Juristenes Utdanningssenter") (JUS).

He holds several board positions, including Nordkinn Asset Management AB, NRP Procurator AS, BTIG Norway AS, Tellus Caravan og Fritid AS og Proff 1 Norge AS.

Bechmann is a member of the Norwegian Bar Association and the Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts.

Before joining Tenden, Bechmann had a background from among others the law firm Wikborg, Rein & Co. in Oslo, Oslo Stock Exchange and PricewaterhouseCoopers (Oslo and London).

  • Work experience
  • Education
  • Other
  • 2009
    Tenden Advokatfirma ANS
  • 2005-2009
    Advokatfirmaet Tenden & Co ANS
  • 2001-2005
    Advokatfirmaet Wikborg, Rein & Co. DA
    Senior Associate
  • 2000-2001
    Oslo Stock Exchange
  • 1997-2000
    The Nordic Tax Research Council
    General Secretary
  • 1998-1999
    PricewaterhouseCoopers, London
    Manager, Banking & Capital Markets, Intern. Corp. Tax
  • 1996-1997
    Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo
    Scientific Assistant
  • 1996
    Student Scholarship London
    Coopers & Lybrands International Tax Law Scholarship 1996
  • 1996
    Advokatfirmaet de Besche & Co, Oslo