Mr Christian Hauge > Wiersholm > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Insurance, Maritime and transportation Law, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Contract Law


Partner Christian Hauge works on the areas of shipping and offshore, with emphasis on litigation and dispute resolution in maritime law, contract law and the law of damages. Because of his previous experience from Wiersholm’s departments for mergers and acquisitions, and trade and industry, he covers a wide range of business law, including company law, contract law and administrative law.


Partner at Wiersholm, 2013 Secondment at Ince & Co in London, 2004 Joined Wiersholm, 2001


Cand. jur., University of Bergen, 2000

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Dispute resolution

The ‘professionally qualified and service minded’ team at Wiersholm is jointly led by highly regarded mediator Ronny Lund, corporate and financial litigation expert Olav Perland, and ‘brilliant legal mindChristian Hauge. The group’s recent caseload includes large-scale liability disputes from across a range of sectors. Magnus Hellesylt provides ‘sharp, relevant and always pragmatic‘ advice, Stephan Jervell is well regarded for his expertise in international arbitration, and firm managing partner Morten Goller focuses on litigation pertaining to tax, public procurement, construction, competition and contract law. Thomas G Naalsund is ‘a superb and robust negotiator‘. Anne Marie Sejersted joined the team from Kvale Advokatfirma DA in mid-2021.

Norway > Maritime law

(Leading individuals)

Christian HaugeWiersholm

Norway > Insurance

Wiersholm ‘has a strong regulatory and practical understanding of the insurance sector that is essential for ensuring swift and relevant advice.’ Hans Kenneth Viga-Gerhardsen, who leads the team, ‘has good insight into the industry and a clear understanding of how it operates‘; together with shipping insurance expert Christian Hauge and Kjersti Trøbråten, who has expertise in financial regulatory law, he is assisting INSR Insurance Group with its restructuring, involving multiple reinsurance agreements, insurance portfolio transactions, and litigation. Olav Perland is noted for his expertise in handling disputes, and regularly advises on professional liability claims. Erik Blaker retired.