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Morten is a maritime and offshore lawyer specialised in international maritime law, particularly related to casualty work and large wreck removals, assisting Norwegian and international clients; in particular P&I Clubs, hull underwriters and ship- and offshore unit owners. After working a few years in the Oslo office he was heading the Kobe office for six years before moving to England where he headed Wikborg Rein’s London office from 1997 to 2008. Morten is recommended by Chambers and Partners as "Leader in their field" in the category Shipping, litigation (listed last 17 years) and as "Hall of Fame" in Legal 500. He has 35 years experience in his field and has in this period handled some of the largest and most complex casualties world wide. "He is highly experienced, particularly in wet work including salvage and wreck removal." Chambers and Partners "Very seasoned and practical maritime lawyer with special expertise and experience in dealing with maritime casualties. Well-known to most other stakeholders, e.g., correspondents and opponent lawyers. Strong strategic and tactical abilities, plus high availability and accessibility. Strong collaboration skills with us as client." Legal 500