Birgitte Karlsen


About Birgitte Karlsen

Birgitte Karlsen is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Energy practice. Karlsen works within oilservice and renewables, with a special focus on offshore wind. She assist clients with the structuring and planning of energy projects, general risk analysis and contract negotiations, as well as related project financing (including Norwegian bond loans) in Norway and abroad. Karlsen has previously worked at our offices in London and Singapore and as inhouse counsel in Aker Solutions.



Work experience
  • 2018 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2013 - 2018

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, London

  • 2011 - 2013

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, London

  • 2009 - 2011

    Head of Legal Drilling Technologies and Mooring and Loading Systems, Aker Solutions

  • 2007 - 2009

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2005 - 2007

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Singapore

  • 2002 - 2005

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2002

    Cand. jur, University of Bergen