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Global Guide 2023
Global Market Leaders Shipping
Band 3

0 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS

We are a full service international law firm and leading specialist within the shipping, offshore and ocean sectors. Our headquarters are based in Norway, home to one of the world's largest and most active maritime clusters. With offices around the world, the firm's maritime practice works within Norway and globally on projects and disputes across the shipping, offshore and sectors.

We pride ourselves on adding value to our clients' commercial activities and providing up to date solutions that are adaptable to rapidly changing market conditions. Many of our lawyers are leaders in their fields and are treated as trusted advisors by our clients.

One of our core strengths comes from the substantial development of our English law practice, which enables us to match industry expertise with both Norwegian and English law capability across our offices.

We offer a full service within the shipping, offshore and ocean sectors, and are uniquely positioned to provide full service support in large cross border projects and disputes.

We have an established global presence with offices in Oslo, Bergen, London, Shanghai and Singapore. We have been in Asia since 1965 and through our alliance with one of Brazil’s leading law firms, Vieira Rezende, we are also well established in Brazil.

Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers
Shipping: Finance - Global Market Leaders
Band 3
What the team is known for

Wikborg Rein has an outstanding Norwegian shipping practice with additional expertise in the key European and Asian shipping hubs of London, Singapore and Shanghai. The law firm offers:

• Expertise in handling sophisticated and high-value financing transactions for a variety of renowned clients.

• Strong capabilities on the contentious side, with experience handling casualty, shipbuilding and cargo matters.

Notable practitioners

Key contacts include Oslo-based global head of shipping Gaute Gjelsten, as well as Øyvind Axe in Bergen and Chris Grieveson in London.


Provided by Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS

Andreas Fjærvoll-Larsen

Baptiste Weijburg

Chris Grieveson

Herman Steen

Jonathan Goldfarb

Jonathan Page

Matt Illingworth

Nick Shepherd

Renaud Barbier-Emery

Rob Jardine Brown

Shawn Kirby