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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 Sj√łrettsforeningen).

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¬†excels in marine insurance with expertise in protection and indemnity insurance, cargo claims and loss of hire issues.¬†Frithjof Herlofsen¬†leads the department; his recent work includes acting for Gjensidige in a case relating to the application of limitations in clauses and representing Hamburg Cruises in a claim against Gard relating to the calculation of compensation under loss of hire cover. The firm also has an aviation insurance practice led by¬†Ingar Fuglev√•g¬†and personal injury team headed by¬†√ėyvind Vidhammer.

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Maritime law

Within: Leading individuals

Frithjof Herlofsen - Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Within: Maritime law

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig¬†fields 'a diverse team with a variety of backgrounds' led by¬†Erlend Lous¬†in Oslo,¬†Jan Vablum¬†in Bergen,¬†Kenneth Mikkelsen¬†in Troms√ł and¬†Gunnar Espeland¬†in Stavanger.¬†Frithjof Herlofsen¬†and¬†Christine R√łds√¶ther¬†are also highly regarded and clients praise associate partner¬†Yannis Litinas, who is 'able to provide vital advice to¬†tackle¬†legal challenges'. Clients include Songa Bulk, which the group advised on the acquisition of its entire fleet; Fearnley Project Finance, which it assisted with three asset plays; and Meidell Ship Holdings, which it acted for on its purchase of five barges and one tug boat.

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