Wikborg Rein - International Law Office

International Law Office

Wikborg Rein

London

  • Address
    Cheapside House
    138 Cheapside
    London EC2V 6HS
  • Country
    England
  • Phone
    44 20 7367 0300
  • Fax
    44 20 7367 0301
  • Email
    london@wr.no
  • Website
    www.wr.no
  • Offices
    Bergen, Kobe, London, Oslo, Shanghai, Singapore
  • Languages
    Cantonese, Chinese, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Malay, Mandarin, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Taiwanese/Hokkien
  • Professional Contacts
    Mr Finn Bjørnstad
  • Wikborg Rein

Work Areas

Arbitration, ADR, Aviation, Aerospace, Banking, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Company & Commercial, Computer & Information Technology, Construction, Contract, Corporate Law, Crime - corporate, EC & Competition, Employment/Labour Law, Energy & Natural Resources, Finance - aviation, Finance - corporate, Finance - shipping, Financial Services, Foreign Investment, Insolvency/Bankruptcy, Insurance, Insurance & Reinsurance2, Intellectual Property - copyright, Intellectual Property - patent, Intellectual Property - trademark, International Trade, Joint Ventures, Litigation - commercial, Litigation - insurance, Litigation - reinsurance, Litigation - shipping, Media & Entertainment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Multimedia, Offshore, Privatisation, Product Liability, Projects & Procurement, Securities, Shipping & Admiralty, Shipping & Transport, Sports & Leisure, Tax - corporate, Tax - international, Tax - trusts and estates, Telecommunications, Transportation

Firm Description

The leading law firm in Norway

Wikborg Rein is one of Norway's leading law firms with offices in Oslo, Bergen, London, Kobe, Singapore and Shanghai. With the long-standing presence overseas, Wikborg Rein is the Norwegian law firm that is most internationally focused. Our lawyers have a commercial understanding of our clients' business and, combined with the highest professional standards, ensure that our clients receive the best legal assistance.

Important position in Norwegian business

Wikborg Rein has an important position as adviser in most of the major transactions and restructuring programs in Norway. Our lawyers regularly give advice to business leaders on subjects, which are critical for their business.

Organisation

Today, Wikborg Rein has more than 180 lawyers divided between the head office in Oslo and the branch offices in Bergen, London, Kobe, Singapore and Shanghai. We have eight practice areas established around our clients businesses, with all lawyers within these areas offering business knowledge and commercial understanding. The firm has also legal groups, which ensure that it stays ahead in all legal issues and new business opportunities for our clients. Our organisation structure enables us to combined commercial understanding with the necessary legal competence to provide the best service for our clients.

Administration and IT

Wikborg Rein has its own administration and technology, media and telecommunication (TMT) department with more than 90 employees. Led by a managing director and a managing partner, the department is responsible for the firm's total activities. We have developed support functions and TMT tools in order to deliver our services efficiently within the time limits applicable.

Recruiting

Our lawyers are recruited with the requirement of the best legal competence. Most of our lawyers have additional skills such as experience working abroad and in the business community. We also have our own education manager who is responsible for educating and training the firm's legal team.

Lawyer Biographies

Bjørnstad, Finn; Calnan, Clare; Grieveson, Chris; Jardine-Brown, Rob; McGladdery, Joe; Page, Jonathan C; Tan, Lesley