Mr Henrik Hagberg > Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS
Ruseløkkveien 38, 0251 Oslo
PO Box 1484 Vika
NO-0116 Oslo
Henrik Hagberg photo

Work Department

Shipping; Oil Service; Insurance


Partner. Mr Henrik Hagberg has broad experience from working with both contentious and non-contentious matters within the entire shipping and offshore industry, inter alia in connection with shipbuilding and offshore construction, sale & purchase and financing of vessels and rigs, including project finance, emergency response and casualty investigation and marine and energy insurance related matters, including insurance cover disputes. Mr Hagberg also has experience from the Norwegian oil and gas industry, in particular with respect to the Norwegian gas export industry.


2016–: Partner, Oslo office, Thommessen; 2011–2016: Partner, Oslo office, Wikborg Rein; 2009–2011: Partner, London office, Wikborg Rein; 2008–2009: Partner, Oslo office, Wikborg Rein; 2006–2008: Senior Associate, Oslo office, Wikborg Rein; 2002–2005: Wikborg Rein; 2002: Admitted to the bar; 2000–2002: Associate, Oslo office, Wikborg Rein; 1998–1999: Research Assistant, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo


The Scandinavian languages; English


The Norwegian Bar Association


1999: Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Maritime law

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS‘ shipping practice is home to a ‘strong‘ team, which is ‘always available and gives good advice‘. The group leverages the expertise of its M&A, banking and insolvency departments in order to assist clients with the whole spectrum of shipping and maritime matters. Mads Haavardsholm handles restructurings, transactions, shipbuilding contracts and the sale and purchase of vessels, and oil and gas expert Henrik Hagberg is well versed in advising across a broad range of non-contentious and contentious work in the sector, with a particular focus on marine-related insurance matters.

Norway > Insurance

With notable expertise in marine insurance mandates, Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS is equally adept at advising major national and international insurers on a range of contentious and non-contentious matters. Practice head Andreas Meidell has notable experience in litigation, and assists with marine and cargo insurance, reinsurance and property and liability claims. Henrik Hagberg is noted for his expertise in shipping and oil sector work, while financial services regulatory matters are a core strength of Tore Mydske‘s practice. Managing associate Henrik Fabian Torgrimsby regularly assists with infrastructure projects.

Norway > Offshore construction and shipbuilding

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS‘ offshore construction and shipbuilding department is praised for its ‘deep industry knowledge‘. Shipowners, shipyards, rig-owners, supplier companies and contractors are included in the firm’s client base, and complex transactional mandates and restructurings remain prominent in the team’s workload. Pål Lieungh ‘has excellent negotiations skills driven by his commercial mindset and hands-on approach‘; he jointly leads the practice with Henrik Hagberg and Mads Haavardsholm. Construction expert Jacob F Bull advises on offshore oil and gas and renewable energy projects.