Julia Skisaker

Senior Associate

About Julia Skisaker

Julia Skisaker is a Senior Associate at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office, where she is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore practice. Julia advises clients in relation to international transactions, projects and disputes within the maritime and energy industries, with a particular focus on debt financing (issuance and restructuring), upstream oil and gas projects, contracts of affreightment, offtake agreements and logistics contracts. Prior to joining the firm's practice in Oslo she worked at Wikborg Rein's London office where she specialised in international commercial projects and disputes within energy, shipping, offshore, international trade and ship construction/conversion. Julia has acted for and advised a wide range of clients including shipowners, charterers, shipyards, oil and gas companies, commodity traders and contractors.

Julia is dual qualified as a Norwegian lawyer and a Solicitor of England & Wales.

Work experience
  • 2021 -

    Senior Associate , Wikborg Rein Oslo

  • 2019 - 2021

    Associate (Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales), Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2018 - 2019

    Associate (Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales), Wikborg Rein, London

  • 2016 - 2018

    Trainee Solicitor

  • 2014 - 2016

  • 2012 - 2013

Education
  • 2020

    Norwegian practising certificate

  • 2018

    Admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales

  • 2015 - 2016

    Legal Practice Course (as required to become a qualified solicitor in the UK), BPP Law School, London

  • 2011 - 2014

    BA Law (Jurisprudence), University of Oxford