Oddbjørn Slinning


About Oddbjørn Slinning

Oddbjørn Slinning is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore group. He mainly assist clients within the field of maritime law and marine insurance, including litigation, casualty work and shipping/offshore transactions. Oddbjørn has assisted in numerous newbuilding and conversion projects; sale/purchase/affreightment projects; and project financing of ships, rigs and similar assets. He was admitted to the Supreme Court in 2017.

Work experience
  • 2022 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2017 - 2022

    Partner/Managing Partner, SANDS

  • 2011 - 2017

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2010

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2005 - 2009

    Senior Associate/Japan Representative, Wikborg Rein, Oslo and Kobe, Japan

  • 2001 - 2005

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 1999

    Assistant Lecturer, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo

  • 2017

    Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court

  • 2003

    Practising certificate

  • 2000

    Cand.jur., University of Oslo

  • Specialisation (International Law, Contracts), University of Sydney

  • 2018

    Board member The Norwegian Maritime Law Association (CMI)

  • 2018

    Member of the Norwegian Bar Association's Maritime and Transportation Law Committee

  • 2012

    Maritime Law Handbook / Kluwer Law International “Arrest of Vessels, Flag and Registration of Vessels and Mortgages, Judicial Sales of Vessels and Priority of Claims”

  • 2000

    Marius nr. 267 "Terminaloperatør-konvensjonen - om konvensjonens subjekt, anvendelsesområde og ansvarsperiode"