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Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

FILIPSTAD BRYGGE 1, PO BOX 2043 VIKA, 0125 OSLO, NORWAY
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Work +47 21 95 55 00
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Fax +47 21 95 55 01
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Bergen, Kristiansand, Oslo, Singapore, Stavanger, Tromso and 1 more
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig, Frithjof Herlofsen, Oslo, NORWAY

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Frithjof Herlofsen

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Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Work Department

Shipping and offshore

Position

Partner. Frithjof Herlofsen is dealing with maritime law, marine insurance and litigation relating to banking, insurance and general damages. He primarily assists larger Norwegian and foreign companies, including banks, insurance companies, shipping companies and companies in the offshore industry. Admitted to the Supreme Court. Herlofsen is regularly appointed as arbitrator.

Career

Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, 2013; Partner, Advokatfirmaet Vogt & Wiig AS, 2002-2012; Lawyer, Vogt & Co. DA/Vogt & Wiig AS, 1999-2001; Associate attorney, Vogt & Co. DA, 1994-1998.

Languages

Norwegian and English

Member

Member of the Norwegian Bar Association (Den Norske Advokatforeningen); Board member CMI Norway (Den Norske Sjørettsforeningen).

Education

Admitted to the Supreme Court, 2008; Qualified as Solicitor to the Supreme Court of England and Wales, 1999; Cand.Jur, University of Oslo, 1994.


Norway

Insurance

Within: Insurance

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig is ‘recognised for its marine insurance expertise’ and is ‘one of the pre-eminent firms for cargo work’. Frithjof Herlofsenexpertly leads the group’ and is ‘a strong advocate and tactician’; he recently represented Gjensidige in a damage claim relating to a floating dock. Skuld, Zurich and Yara Insurance are also clients.

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Maritime law

Within: Leading individuals

Frithjof Herlofsen - Simonsen Vogt Wiig, Advokatfirmaet

Within: Maritime law

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s ‘pragmatic, knowledgeable and solution-oriented team’ counts ‘leading starChristine Rødsæther; ‘talented litigatorFrithjof Herlofsen; Oslo group head Erlend Lous; Jan Vablum, who leads the Bergen practice; and the ‘brilliantChristian Bjørtuft Ellingsen as key practitioners. Hågen Hansen joined the Bergen team from Wikborg Rein.

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