Christian James-Olsen


About Christian James-Olsen

Christian James-Olsen is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Bergen office and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore practice. He is also head of Wikborg Rein's Renewables Energy group in Bergen.

Christian primarily works with project development works and contract advice within the shipping, offshore and energy industry. He has particularly broad experience from structuring, planning, negotiations and management of energy, shipbuilding and offshore projects. As part of the Renewables Energy group he is involved in several industry projects regarding renewables and the shipping industry's ongoing green transition.

Christian was the Managing Partner of the Shanghai office from 2016 to 2019 and has extensive experience in cross border contracts and investment matters.

Work experience
  • 2019 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2016 - 2019

    Managing Partner, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai

  • 2015 - 2016

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2011 - 2014

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2009

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2005 - 2008

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2004

    Associate, Simonsen Føyen, Stavanger

  • 2003 - 2004

    Trainee, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2007

    Practing Certificate

  • 2003

    Cand. jur. University of Bergen

  • 2002

    Bond University, Australia

Honor awards
  • 2022

    , Legal 500

  • 2022

    Legal 500