Mr Morten Lund Mathisen > Wikborg Rein > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Wikborg Rein
Dronning Mauds gate 11
P.O.Box 1513 Vika
NO-0117 Oslo
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Work Department

Shipping Offshore.


Morten Lund Mathisen is a Partner at Wikborg Rein’s Oslo office and is part of the firm’s Shipping Offshore practice where he also heads the Maritime and Offshore Emergency Response Team. He is a maritime and offshore lawyer specialised in international maritime law, particularly related to casualty work, assisting Norwegian and international clients; in particular P&I Clubs, hull underwriters and ship- and offshore unit owners. After initially working in the Oslo office he was heading the Kobe office for five years before moving to England where he headed Wikborg Rein’s London office from 1997 to 2008. Lund Mathisen is recommended by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 as “Leader in their field” in the category Shipping: Litigation.

Lund Mathisen has nearly 30 years of experience in his field and has in this period handled some of the largest and most complex casualties world wide.


2008- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 1997-2008 Partner, Wikborg Rein, London. 1997 Partner, Wikborg Rein, Kobe, Japan. 1995-1997 Norwegian Consul-General, Kobe/Osaka, Japan. 1992-1996 Japan Representative, Wikborg Rein, Kobe, Japan. 1988-1992 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo. 1987-1988 Deputy Judge, Ålesund. 1987 Police Public Prosecutor, Moss Police Headquarters, Moss.


Norwegian Bar Association.


1991 Coastal Skipper Certificate. 1986 Cand. jur., University of Oslo.

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Maritime law

(Hall of Fame)

Morten Lund MathisenWikborg Rein

Wikborg Rein has ‘an impressive group of lawyers working on maritime law matters‘. The ‘excellent‘ team is highly regarded for its capabilities in handling contentious work; practice head Gaute Gjelsten is well known for being ‘very experienced in marine and offshore insurance related issues and complex claims‘. Deputy head Øyvind Axe, who is based in the Bergen office, is sought out for his expertise in restructurings, financings and transactional matters. Additionally, the group has noted strength in offshore and maritime emergencies – this sub-team is led by Morten Lund Mathisen, who garners praise as ‘one of the most experienced casualty response lawyers globally‘. The ‘very ableHerman Steen advises on international maritime disputes pertaining to maritime casualties, and, in Oslo, Andreas Fjærvoll-Larsen is the key contact for shipping offshore transactional work.