Managing Associate, Thommessen
Hugo has broad legal experience within matters concerning the offshore, shipping and insurance industries, including litigation and compliance within these areas.
He lectures annually at the University of Oslo within subjects such as maritime law, marine insurance and tort law.
Hugo has previously worked as a research assistant at the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law and has experience as an in house lawyer for the companies Höegh Autoliners and Höegh LNG.
He also has a background from the Norwegian Armed Forces School of Intelligence and Security Service (FSES), where he studied Russian while going through officer training.
Hugo especially assists clients in connection with international trade, economic sanctions, anti-corruption, AML and export control. Among other, he assists clients with government relations, risk assessments, international contracting, compliance programs, integrity due diligence, training and internal investigations. Hugo also has broad experience advising in situations where there is suspicion or accusations of compliance breaches and where companies are put under public investigation.