Our maritime and shipping lawyers provide legal advice to Norwegian and international owners, yards and financial institutions on ship financing, shipbuilding and admiralty issues.
Finance: Leading asset
finance practice and advise on high-value, complex transactions,
often with cross-border dimensions.
Shipbuilding: Draft and
advise on terms and conditions of shipbuilding contracts and ship
design contracts and, and assist our clients ( owners, shipyards
and ship designers) in conducting the commercial negotiations
pertaining to these contracts. Advise on the pre- and post-delivery
financing of all types of ships and offshore structures.
Negotiating and drafting the financing documents as well as
carrying out all necessary legal due diligence in respect of the
relevant shipbuilding contract and refund guarantees. Act in
disputes in courts and arbitrations concerning shipbuilding, ship
design, ship conversion, and FPSOs and offshore platforms.
emergencies, including maritime collisions, salvage, maritime
disasters and all other international incidents. Experienced in
advising on such disasters, preservation of evidence, personal
injury assistance, salvage and damage limitation.
Mergers and acquisitions:
All aspects of M & A, from the contractual arrangements and
regulatory clearances to tax and financing.
Commercial: Advising on
shipbuilding, all forms of shipping contracts, charter parties,
pool agreements and bills of lading. Experienced in the sale and
purchase of every type of commercial ship, and advise on
structuring, incorporation, taxation, insurance, flagging and