Tor Erik Heggøy


Tor Erik Heggøy mainly works with restructuring, insolvency, bankruptcy and debt negotiations, litigation/dispute resolution, employment law and private investigations and public law.

He assists companies, public entities, organisations and individuals.

Heggøy has expert knowledge of private investigations and has extensive experience in this field. He was the project manager of the 22 July Commission secretariat, responsible for the assessment of the police handling of the terrorist attacks. From 2009 to 2015, Heggøy was also a permanently appointed lawyer for the Norwegian Bureau for the Internal Investigation of Police Affairs, where he assisted as chief investigator and prosecutor in cases concerning criminal offenses in the police.

Heggøy assists companies who are subject to supervision, scrutiny or investigation by public authorities, as well as private individuals affected by such investigations.

He also assists businesses with anti-corruption efforts. He is furthermore acting as a defence lawyer in corporate penalties matters and frequently advises clients in crises management.

He is an experienced litigator and has litigated many court cases.

Heggøy is the head of the firm's restructuring, insolvency, bankruptcy, debt negotiation and private investigation team. He is an administrator of bankruptcy estates with Sandefjord and Tønsberg District Courts.

Heggøy has previously worked in the police, as a public prosecutor with the Prosecution Authority, as assistant judge and as a lawyer with Selmer law firm in Oslo.

  • Work experience
  • Education
  • Other
  • 2011-2012
    The Prime Minister's Office, the 22nd of July Commission
    Special Counsellor
  • 2010
    Tenden Advokatfirma ANS
  • 2009-2010
    Own law practice, Tønsberg
    Senior Lawyer
  • 2007-2009
    Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA, Oslo
    Senior Associate
  • 2006-2007
    Nedre Romerike District Audit
    Lawyer/Investigator in the "Waterworks case" ("Vannverk-saken")
  • 2006-2007
    Folkeuniversitetet in Vestfold, Telemark and Buskerud
    Lecturer in Administrative Law
  • 2005-2006
    Oslo District Attorney Office
    District Attorney
  • 2004-2005
    Oslo District Court
    Associate Judge
  • 2002-2004
    Sandefjord District Court
    Associate Judge
  • 1999-2003
    Politihøgskolen (The Police Acadamy)
    Lecturer in Police Law, Criminal Procedure and Administrative Law
  • 2001-2002
    Oslo Police District
    Police Attorney
  • 1993-2000
    Oslo Police District
    Police Officer
  • 1990-1991
    Åsegarden Garrison, Harstad
    Leader of the Military Police