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Work +47 22 47 97 00
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Fax +47 21 05 85 85
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Web:
www.kvale.no

Kristian Lindhartsen

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Work +4722479700
Email:
Web:
www.kvale.no/en/employees/partners/kristian-lindhartsen/
Kvale Advokatfirma DA

Work Department

Maritime lae, oil, gas and renewable energy

Position

Mr Kristian Lindhartsen has a wide background in maritime law; with emphasis on marine insurance disputes, including cover disputes and direct action matters. Lindhartsen is an experiences litigator, and is experienced both from ordinary courts and arbitration proceedings, including arrest and other asset securing, as well as international jurisdiction issues.  

Career

2017 - Partner, Kvale; 2013 - 2016 Partner, Kyllingstad Kleveland; 2010 - 2012 Senior Lawyer, Kyllingstad Kleveland; 2007 - 2010 Associate/Senior Associate, Thommessen; 2007 Holman Fenwick Wilan (secondment), London; 2005 - 2007 Lawyer, Gard (UK) Ltd., London; 2004 - 2005 Claims Executive/Lawyer, Gard AS, Arendal

Languages

Norwegian and English

Member

The Norwegian Bar Association

Education

2003 Cand.jur., University of Oslo


Norway

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

With notable expertise in the energy and offshore sectors, Kvale Advokatfirma DA also handles IP litigation and employment law disputes; it recently acted for Rockville Technologies in a dispute against Tidal relating to a terminated licensing agreement. Other work includes acting for a former Thule Drilling board member in a Supreme Court damages claim, defending TDC in a repayment claim against Telenor and representing Statoil (now Equinor) in a dispute relating to the termination of a drilling contract. Per Conradi Andersen heads the team, Kristian Lindhartsen focuses on maritime insurance disputes, Lasse Hagen handles shipping claims and Andreas Stang Lund is a key name for financial services work. IP litigator Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer joined from Wikborg Rein in 2017.

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Maritime law

Within: Maritime law

Kvale Advokatfirma DA's team of 'sector specialists, who have a creative approach to solving issues and applying the relevant law' excels in the shipping industry and handles insurance claims, restructurings, transactions and financing mandates. Insurance specialist Kristian Lindhartsen leads the practice, which also includes litigator Lasse Hagen and transactional expert Jostein Moen. Clients include Sojitz and the Norwegian Coastal Authorities; senior lawyer Snorre Nordhus is advising the latter on a project to contain and remove mercury pollution from a German U-boat wreck.

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