Lars-Erik Østerbø


About Lars-Erik Østerbø

Lars-Erik is part of the firm's financing practice. His main area of expertise is ship finance, and he has broad experience within shipbuilding, chartering, loan documentation and export credit finance. In 2014 he co-authored the book "International Bankruptcy", where he wrote the chapter about international bank insolvency, and in recent years he has been actively involved as lenders' counsel in several challenging insolvency, refinancing and restructuring matters. Lars-Erik's main legal expertise is within contract law, security law, guarantee law and insolvency law.

Work experience
  • 2018 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2016 - 2017

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2015 - 2016

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2014

    Secondment, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, London

  • 2012 - 2014

    Lawyer, DNB Bank ASA, Bergen

  • 2009 - 2012

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2009

    Trainee, Various law firms

  • 2008

    Assistant Lecturer, University of Bergen

  • 2007 - 2008

    Group Leader

  • 2012

    Practising certificate

  • 2009

    Master of Laws, Universty of Bergen