Nina M. Hanevold-Sandvik

Specialist Counsel

About Nina M. Hanevold-Sandvik

Nina M. Hanevold-Sandvik is a Specialist Counsel at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore practice. She specialises in maritime, environmental, sustainability and marine insurance law, and regularly advises shipowners and insurers.

Hanevold-Sandvik is a member of Wikborg Rein's Emergency Response Team and has experience handling marine and offshore casualties from the early shipboard investigation phase until subsequent litigation phases. Her litigation experience includes oil spill reimbursement claims, limitation of liability for maritime claims, limitation funds, wreck removal, salvage, breakdown of machinery, shipbuilding and international private law disputes. Hanevold-Sandvik also has experience advising on matters raising issues of insurance cover and public international law.

Hanevold-Sandvik is a member of the Norwegian Bar Association's legal committee on maritime, aviation and other transport law, including marine insurance, and has experience as a company board member within the shipping industry. In addition to her education from the University of Oslo, New York University and the University of Edinburgh, she has completed the exams for Deck Officer Class 5.

Work experience
  • 2021

    Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2017 - 2021

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2014 - 2016

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2013 - 2014

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo/London

  • 2010 - 2012

    Maritime Trainee, The Norwegian Shipowners' Association's management trainee programme

  • 2009 - 2012

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2009 - 2009

    Scholarship Holder, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2008 - 2009

    Shipping trainee at various law firms, Various law firms

  • 2012 - 2013

    Deck Officer Class 5 course and exams

  • 2012

    Practising certificate

  • 2009

    Master of Laws, University of Oslo

  • 2008

    Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Legal Studies, New York University School of Law

  • 2005

    Bachelor with Honours (LL.B Hons.) in Laws and Politics, University of Edinburgh

  • Member, the Norwegian Bar Association's law committee for maritime, aviation and other transport law, including marine insurance

  • Board Member, Incentra SA