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Managing Partner: Finn Bjørnstad
Number of partners worldwide: 72
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 241
Languages: Cantonese, English, French, German, Indonesian, Malay, Mandarin, Russian, Italian, Icelandic, Spanish, Chinese, Scandinavian languages

Firm Overview:
Wikborg Rein is an international law firm with headquarters in Oslo and offices in Bergen, London, Singapore and Shanghai. The firm’s purpose is that it develops the best team in order to give 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 uses 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.

Main Areas of Practice:
Asset Management
Capital Markets
China
Commercial Property
Company Law
Competition Law
Compliance & Crisis Management
Contract & Construction
Data Protection
Employment Law
Environmental Law
Financing
Financial Regulation
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Gas Disputes
Insurance Law
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
International sanctions and export control
Litigation & Arbitration
Maritime and Offshore Emergency Response
M&A
Oil and Gas
Procurement
Renewable Energy and Infrastructure
Restructuring & Insolvency
Ship and rig recycling
Shipping Offshore
State Aid & EU/EEA
Sustainability
Tax Law
Technology and Digitalisation
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.

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Contributions

Total 2 contributions

Law and Practice

Anti-Corruption 2022 in Norway

Authors: Elisabeth Roscher, Geir Sviggum, Tine Vigmostad, Lena Sæter

Law and Practice

Private Equity 2021 in Norway

Authors: Ingeborg Aavatsmark, Sigurd Opedal, Ole Henrik Wille

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 52 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Article

How not to start an Arbitration

Authors: Robert Jardine-Brown

Article

Forum Shopping when restructuring

Authors: Andreas Fjaervoll-Larsen

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Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
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Shipping: Litigation (International Firms)
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Shipping: Finance
Band 3
Shipping: Litigation
Band 4
Norway

Banking & Finance
Band 1
Capital Markets: Debt
Band 1

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Banking & Finance


Alexander W Owesen
Band 3
Johan Rasmussen
Band 1

Capital Markets: Debt


Andreas Lund
Up and Coming
Stian Tande Mortensen
Up and Coming

Capital Markets: Equity


Dag Erik Rasmussen
Band 2
Per Anders Sæhle
Band 3

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Ola Ø. NisjaDispute Resolution

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