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Wikborg Rein

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Bergen, London, Oslo, Shanghai, Singapore

London: Foreign firms

European firms in London: Scandinavia
European firms in London: Scandinavia - ranked: tier 1

Wikborg Rein

Key London-based figures at Norwegian law firm Wikborg Rein include Jonathan Page, who is part of the firm's shipping offshore practice; Nick Shepherd, who specialises in shipping, energy and marine insurance work; and Mike Stewart, who focuses on complex, high-value disputes arising out of major energy and infrastructure projects in emerging markets.

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London: Transport

Shipping - ranked: tier 3

Wikborg Rein

Wikborg Rein is a ‘stand-out firm’ which has a ‘seriously experienced team of excellent lawyers’. It is active on a range of disputes and handles a range of admiralty, anti-bribery corruption and sanctions issues, cargo claims, charterparty disputes, marine insurance and piracy matters. It acts for Delta Tankers, the owners of the Delta Pioneer, which collided with a pier at the port of Primorsk in Russia; acts for a Singapore shipowner on disputes relating to an engine failure on a livestock carrier; and is advising the owners of the vessel APL Temasek, which collided with and partially demolished a container crane in Egypt at the Suez Canal Terminal, on claims for damage. Rob Jardine-Brown is a ‘first-class mind with a natural instinct for the right case strategy’; Nick Shepherd is regularly instructed on Greek shipping matters; Mike Stewart is a ‘very good strategist, is extremely hard working and conscientious, and he is extremely good with clients’; Baptiste Weijburg handles dry shipping work; and Eleanor Midwinter is ‘excellent’. Birgitte Karlsen and Jonathan Page are also are noted for transactional work, and Shawn Kirby was recently promoted to partner. London office head Chris Grieveson leads the shipping and offshore team. Clare Calnan has retired.

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Wikborg Rein

  • Changes to the Norwegian prospectus rules

    On 11 May 2012 certain changes to the Norwegian prospectus rules were proposed to the Norwegian parliament to ensure compliance with Directive 2010/73 EU.
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