Birgitte Karlsen


About Birgitte

Birgitte Karlsen is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore practice. Karlsen works within the offshore segment, including the structuring and planning of offshore projects, general risk analysis and related project financing in Norway and abroad. She assists suppliers particularly in the oil and gas industry with the negotiation of construction and conversion contracts and contracts for the operation of the rigs and vessels (including FPSO's). Karlsen has previously worked at our offices in London and Singapore.



Work experience
2018- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2013-2018 Partner, Wikborg Rein, London_NEWLINE_2011-2013 Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, London_NEWLINE_2009-2011 Head of Legal Drilling Technologies and Mooring and Loading Systems, Aker Solutions_NEWLINE_2007-2009 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2005-2007 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Singapore_NEWLINE_2002-2005 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
2002 Cand. jur, University of Bergen