Mr Kristian Lindhartsen > Kvale Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Kvale Advokatfirma DA
HAAKON VIIS GATE 10
PO BOX 1752, VIKA
0122 OSLO
Norway

Work Department

Maritime lae, oil, gas and renewable energy

Position

Mr Kristian Lindhartsen has a wide background in maritime law; with emphasis on marine insurance disputes, including cover disputes and direct action matters. Lindhartsen is an experiences litigator, and is experienced both from ordinary courts and arbitration proceedings, including arrest and other asset securing, as well as international jurisdiction issues.  

Career

2017 – Partner, Kvale; 2013 – 2016 Partner, Kyllingstad Kleveland; 2010 – 2012 Senior Lawyer, Kyllingstad Kleveland; 2007 – 2010 Associate/Senior Associate, Thommessen; 2007 Holman Fenwick Wilan (secondment), London; 2005 – 2007 Lawyer, Gard (UK) Ltd., London; 2004 – 2005 Claims Executive/Lawyer, Gard AS, Arendal

Languages

Norwegian and English

Memberships

The Norwegian Bar Association

Education

2003 Cand.jur., University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Maritime law

Kvale Advokatfirma DA is distinguished by its expertise in both private law matters, including charterparties, marine contracts, casualties and insurance law, and also public work, including mandates involving pollution issues, sanctions and governmental aspects. The team has also been particularly active in financial and restructuring matters. Kristian Lindhartsen, who leads the practice, focuses on marine insurance work, with specialist expertise in coverage disputes and direct-action work. The team expanded in 2020 with the additions of transactional and corporate counsel Henrik Grung, who mainly assists shipowners, banks and yards, and employment lawyer Monica Gjerde Sperre, who acts for shipping companies and land facilities in the fishery and offshore industries.