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Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Aquaculture and Fisheries

2 ranked lawyersBand 2NorwayEurope 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Aquaculture and Fisheries

2 ranked lawyersBand 2NorwayEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly reputed team across various offices in Norway. Boasts a strong practice in traditional fisheries as well as the aquaculture sector. Assists with commercial and contractual mandates such as M&A and joint ventures, as well as the purchase and sale of assets. Also advises on licences and regulatory changes. Additional expertise in commercial disputes in the industry. Varied client roster includes international seafood companies as well as local fishing businesses.

Strengths

One pleased client lauds the lawyers for "providing high-quality advice."

"They have knowledge of the industry and do their work with efficiency," sources also say.

Work highlights

Assisted Fosen Yard with the building contracts and financing issues pertaining to two Arctic Offshore Farming plants.

Notable practitioners

Arthur Duus is "service-minded, fastandreliable," according to one source. He is noted for his regulatory expertise, with further activity advising clients on financing and contractual issues. One client notes that he is "very experienced" and particularly appreciates that he is "quick in responding."

Kenneth Mikkelsen advises clients on arrest claims, transactional matters and applications for aquaculture licences. He also assists with contentious fisheries mandates. Sources report him to be a "good fisheries lawyer."

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Overview

Simonsen Vogt Wiig's Aquaculture and Fisheries Practice

The fishery and aquaculture industry is Norway's next largest creator of wealth after the petroleum industry. With large departments along the coast, we are a well-established advisor to both the marine and shore-based sectors of the industry.

Our fishery and aquaculture group has a varied client portfolio from listed companies to small family-owned firms and locally owned undertakings. We assist with establishment and ownership, purchase and sale of assets and the products that the industry sells, plus regulatory matters and contact with the authorities.

Members

Duus, Arthur (Head of Department)

Mikkelsen, Kenneth (Head of Department)

Jørgensen, Mikael Rossvoll

Paulsen, Arild

Rieck, Ole

Sørlie, Markus

Utstøl Pettersen, Bård

Aquaculture and Fisheries Department

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

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Department location

Roald Amundsens gate 6

P.O. Box 1503 Vika

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

0117

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Aquaculture and Fisheries


Arthur Duus
Band 3
Kenneth Mikkelsen
Band 2