Mr Andreas Meidell > Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS
Ruseløkkveien 38, 0251 Oslo
PO Box 1484 Vika
NO-0116 Oslo
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Work Department

Insurance; Shipping; Dispute Resolution


Mr Meidell works mainly on commercial insurance claims and coverage issues, such as marine/energy insurance, property and liability insurance, cargo insurance, as well as reinsurance. He is also a frequent litigator and appointed arbitrator in Norwegian and international arbitrations. He is also a member of The Norwegian Maritime Law Association (CMI). Mr Meidell heads Thommessen’s practice area of Insurance.


2010-Partner, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2005-2010 Lawyer, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2005 Admitted to the bar; 2003-2005 Associate, (part-time), Advokatfirma Kluge; 2002-2004 Associate Professor, Doctor of Laws, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen; 1998-2002 Research Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen; 1996-1998 Associate, Bergen office, Wikborg Rein


English; French


Norwergian Bar Association


2003-Doctor of Laws, University of Bergen; 1996-Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Bergen; 1994-Law studies, Faculté du Droit, Aix-en-Provence, France

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Dispute resolution

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS‘ team is ‘very experienced in dispute resolution‘, with established expertise in commercial litigation, post-M&A disputes and construction claims. The practice has a particularly strong offering for banking clients, and recent instructions for the group include high-profile insolvency litigation and insurance disputes. Department head Kristine Hyldmo Bjørnvik focuses on contractual disputes concerning IT, construction, oil and energy projects. Henning Harborg is ‘an excellent advocate with good instincts‘, and Eirik W Raanes is ‘an excellent litigator‘. Andreas Meidell excels in the insurance sector, and Trond Hatland and Stig Berge are also key names to note.

Norway > Insurance

(Leading individuals)

Andreas MeidellAdvokatfirmaet Thommessen AS