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Wikborg Rein - International Law Office

International Law Office

Wikborg Rein

London

  • Address
    Cheapside House 5th Floor
    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, Litigation - commercial, Litigation - insurance, Litigation - reinsurance, Litigation - shipping, Maritime Law, Media & Entertainment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Multimedia, Offshore, Privatisation, Product Liability, Projects & Procurement, Securities, Shipping, Shipping & Admiralty, Shipping & Transport, Sports & Leisure, Tax - corporate, Tax - international, Tax - trusts and estates, Telecommunications, Transportation

Firm Description

Largest law firm in Norway
Wikborg Rein is Norway’s largest law firm with 235 lawyers in Oslo, Bergen, London, Singapore, Kobe, and Shanghai.  The firm’s long-standing presence overseas distinguishes Wikborg Rein as the Norwegian law firm with most international experience and expertise. Wikborg Rein has a full service offering, covering all major Norwegian business sectors such as banking, finance and insurance, oil and gas, shipping and offshore, commercial real estate and construction, seafood, technology and the public sector.

Main Areas of Practice: Wikborg Rein’s broad range of legal services includes inter alia: M& A corporate transactions, dispute resolution, real estate, construction; banking, finance; shipping and offshore, IP, technology, media and telecommunications, energy and natural resources, compliance, investigation and employment.

In the shipping and offshore fields together with banking and finance the firm is able to provide services under both Norwegian and English law. The firm has a dedicated team of tax lawyers with notable experience in cross-border taxation matters. In addition the firm regularly advises on the application of European law and on all aspects relevant to Norway’s position as a member of the EEA.

Clients: The firm assists a number of leading Norwegian and international clients within the industrial sector, banks and financial institutions, shipping and offshore, media, oil and gas, government departments and agencies, municipalities and public utilities.

International Work: Wikborg Rein has a long standing tradition on assisting our client's worldwide, reflecting Norway’s international spirit as a shipping, trading and energy nation. A considerable portion of the client base is non-Norwegian, coming mostly from Scandinavia, Western Europe, North and South America, Japan, South-East Asia and Australia. More than any other Norwegian firm, Wikborg Rein has chosen to develop an international network of offices and most of the firm’s partners have practised abroad for several years.

INTERNATIONAL OFFICES:  London, Shanghai, Kobe and Singapore.

Lawyer Biographies

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