Anders W. Færden


About Anders W. Færden

Anders W. Færden is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is the global head of the firm's insurance team and the head of the Shipping Offshore dispute team at the Oslo office.

He is a specialist in marine and non-marine insurance law, maritime law, contract law, tort, the law of intermediaries, professional liability and litigation. He is admitted to the Supreme Court and has extensive litigation experience before the Norwegian courts and in arbitration proceedings particularly regarding insurance cover disputes, recovery, shipping and offshore disputes, professional liability and brokerage/commission. Færden is also appointed as arbitrator. He is ranked by Legal 500 as a "leading individual" in insurance law. He is also ranked by Chambers and Partners and in the Norwegian Financial Daily's lawyers survey. He lectures on marine insurance law at the University of Oslo and at the Nordic Association of Marine Insurers' (Cefor) Academy.


Work experience
  • 2005 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein

  • 2000 - 2005

    Partner, Vogt & Wiig

  • 1993 - 2000

    Partner, Evensen & Co

  • 1991 - 1993

    Advokatfullmektig, Evensen & Co.

  • 1991

    Associate, Walker & Corsa, New York

  • 1989 - 1990

    Deputy Judge, Gjøvik tingrett

  • 1988 - 1991

    Associate, Thommessen Krefting Greve, Oslo og London

  • 2000

    Admitted to the Supreme Court

  • 1992

    Practising certificate

  • 1987

    Cand.jur., University of Oslo

  • 1987

    Exams in German Contract Law, University of Kiel