ASG Representative Matt Berry / Matthew Dow
Protecting and promoting high standards in the practice of English Maritime Law
Wikborg Rein is a full-service international law firm with over 230 lawyers based in its offices in London, Oslo, Bergen, Singapore and Shanghai. With its roots in Norway and over 30 years in London, clients receive top tier London advice combined with a no-nonsense Nordic approach. The London office is home to a large specialised shipping and offshore team, supported by its colleagues based internationally.
Wikborg Rein provides advice and assistance for the entire life cycle of shipping and offshore assets. Its renowned international emergency-response team is comprised of mariners, partners and associates with extensive experience in the practical and legal issues related to casualties and other maritime emergencies, including shipboard investigations. Wikborg Rein is particularly noted for its work in casualties in the offshore oil and gas market. Its 'go to' international emergency-response team has handled some of the world's largest shipping and oil and gas casualties. The team assists insurers, owners and operators in connection with a wide range of incidents including collisions, groundings, salvage, fires, piracy, total loss, wreck removal, FFO damage, and pollution with mariner support on hand.
Its lawyers are leaders in the transport, shipping, infrastructure, construction, energy, trade, commodities, and insurance sectors. Within those sectors, Wikborg Rein has unique experience with projects, finance, commercial contracts, alternative dispute resolution, commercial litigation, fraud and asset recovery with many of its lawyers having considerable litigation experience both in the High Court in London and also in many overseas jurisdictions.
The London office is closely aligned with many of the sector’s major participants and Wikborg Rein has an excellent understanding of the commercial dynamics that drive the industries it works with.
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