Øyvind Axe


About Øyvind Axe

Øyvind Axe is a Partner since 2010, based in Wikborg Rein's Bergen office, and is the deputy head of the firm's worldwide Shipping and Offshore group.Axe's main areas of practice relate to transactions within the shipping and offshore field. He advises clients in connection with construction contracts, asset sale/purchase and equity transactions, financing matters and major restructurings. He regularly speaks at seminars and conferences. He has worked as a deputy judge and acts in arbitrations in shipbuilding disputes. Axe is recognised in Chambers and Legal 500 within Shipping and Maritime Law.

Work experience
  • 2010 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein

  • 2006 - 2009

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2004 - 2005

    Deputy Judge, City Court, Stavanger

  • 2001 - 2005

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 1999

    Trainee, Wikborg Rein

  • 2003

    Practising certificate

  • 2000

    Cand.jur., University of Bergen