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Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS

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Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS

Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS

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Provided by Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS
Global

Managing Partner: Geir Sviggum

Number of partners worldwide: 75

Number of other lawyers worldwide: 220

Languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Malaysian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu


Firm Overview:


Wikborg Rein is a leading international law firm with headquarters in Oslo and offices in Bergen, Stavanger, London, Singapore and Shanghai.


The firm’s purpose is to develop the best team to provide the best advice – today and in the future. Wikborg Rein is constantly taking new steps to meet changing client demands and market conditions.


That is why the firm focuses heavily on the use of digital tools and use this to a greater or lesser extent in all assignments it performs. Digitisation benefits clients through good communication flow, smooth processes and efficient implementation of projects.


Through the firm’s 100 years of history, it has gained a unique international experience, and Wikborg Rein’s lawyers represent more than 23 nationalities. The firm has an English law team as well as Chinese and Singaporean lawyers in the international offices. The firm’s large international network of local law firms has been built and maintained over decades, including the alliance with Vieira Rezende in Brazil.


Wikborg Rein is committed to great cooperation with clients. To succeed with this, a good dialogue and understanding of client needs is crucial. Clients value the firm’s ability to address their challenges and find good and sustainable solutions to these. Wikborg Rein is perceived as a business with high availability and service, and it always does the utmost to exceed client expectations.


Wikborg Rein offices:

Oslo: T +47 22 82 75 00 E [email protected]

Bergen: T +47 55 21 52 00 E [email protected]

Stavanger: T +47 55 21 52 00 E [email protected]

London: T +44 20 7367 0300 E [email protected]

Singapore: T +65 6438 4498 E [email protected]

Shanghai: T +86 21 6339 0101 E [email protected]


Main Areas of Practice:

Procurement​

Responsible business and human rights​

Anti-money laundering​

Employment law​

Sustainability, climate and environment​

Digitalization and information technology​

English law​

ESG, compliance and risk management​

Financing​

Financial Regulation​

Fisheries and Aquaculture​

Corporate criminal liability ​

Renewable Energy and Green Investments ​

Insurance Law​

Trade Law​

Intellectual Property and Marketing Law​

International sanctions and trade compliance​

Investigation and crisis management ​

Asset Management​

Capital Markets​

China​

Competition Law​

Contract and construction​

Maritime and Offshore ​

Emergency Response​

M&A​

Commercial Real Estate​

Oil and Gas​

Oil Service​

Data Protection​

Ship and rig recycling​

Restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency​

Company Law​

Shipping ​

Tax Law​

State Aid and EU/EEA​

Dispute Resolution​


Trade Law Clients:

Wikborg Rein assists a number of leading Norwegian and international clients within the industrial sector, banks and financial institutions, shipping and offshore, aquaculture, trade, information technology, energy, government departments and agencies, municipalities and public utilities.


International Work:

Wikborg Rein has a long standing tradition of assisting clients worldwide, reflecting Norway’s history as an international shipping, trading and energy nation. A considerable portion of the client base is non-Norwegian; Western and Eastern European, North and South American, Japanese, South-East Asian and Australian. Wikborg Rein has, to a greater extent than other Norwegian law firms, chosen to develop an international network of offices and many of the firm’s partners have practised abroad for several years.

Ranked Offices

Provided by Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS

Norway - Head office
China
Norway
Singapore

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Snorre Nordmo
Ole Andenæs
Karoline Hoel
Karoline Angell
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Snorre Nordmo, Ole Andenæs, Karoline Hoel, Karoline Angell
Article • Oct 2023
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Snorre Nordmo
Ole Andenæs
Daniel Nyberg
Karoline Hoel
Karoline Angell
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Snorre Nordmo, Ole Andenæs, Daniel Nyberg, Karoline Hoel, Karoline Angell
Article • Oct 2023
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Karoline Ulleland Hoel
Sigurd Opedal
Ole Henrik Wille
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Karoline Ulleland Hoel, Sigurd Opedal, Ole Henrik Wille
Article • Aug 2023

Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS rankings

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Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
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Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
4
Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
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Shipping: Litigation (International Firms)
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Shipping: Litigation (International Firms)
4
Shipping: Litigation (International Firms)
4
Band 4
Global Market Leaders
Shipping: Finance
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Shipping: Finance
3
Shipping: Finance
3
Band 3
Shipping: Litigation
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Shipping: Litigation
4
Shipping: Litigation
4
Band 4
Norway
Banking & Finance
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Banking & Finance
1
Banking & Finance
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Johan Rasmussen
1
Johan Rasmussen
1
Band 1
Alexander W Owesen
3
Alexander W Owesen
3
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Andreas Lund
U
Andreas Lund
U
Up and Coming
Capital Markets: Debt
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
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Capital Markets: Debt
1
Capital Markets: Debt
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Stian Tande Mortensen
1
Stian Tande Mortensen
1
Band 1
Alexander W Owesen
3
Alexander W Owesen
3
Band 3
Andreas Lund
U
Andreas Lund
U
Up and Coming
Capital Markets: Equity
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
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Capital Markets: Equity
1
Capital Markets: Equity
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Dag Erik Rasmussen
2
Dag Erik Rasmussen
2
Band 2
Per Anders Sæhle
3
Per Anders Sæhle
3
Band 3
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate/M&A
1
Corporate/M&A
1
Band 1
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Sigurd Opedal
1
Sigurd Opedal
1
Band 1
Ketil E Bøe
3
Ketil E Bøe
3
Band 3
Ole Henrik Wille
4
Ole Henrik Wille
4
Band 4
Dispute Resolution
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
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Dispute Resolution
1
Dispute Resolution
1
Band 1
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