Christian James-Olsen


Christian James-Olsen is a Partner of the firm's Shipping Offshore practice and Managing Partner of Wikborg Rein’s Shanghai office. James-Olsen's main areas of practice are matters relating to offshore, supply industry, shipping and maritime law, manufacturing/enterprise law and contract law. He advises suppliers within the oil and gas sector, ship owners and shipyards. He regularly gives advice in matters relating to chartering, management and operation of offshore units and vessels. James-Olsen has particularly broad experience from structuring, planning, negotiations and management of offshore projects, including engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contracts for the building, conversion and maintenance of offshore rigs and vessels. He is experienced within dispute resolution and litigation work before Norwegian courts and international arbitrations.

2016- Partner/Head of Shanghai office, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai_NEWLINE_2015-2016 Partner, Wikborg Rein, Bergen_NEWLINE_2011-2014 Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Bergen_NEWLINE_2009 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen_NEWLINE_2005-2008 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen_NEWLINE_2004 Associate, Simonsen Føyen, Bergen_NEWLINE_2003-04 Trainee, Wikborg Rein, Bergen_NEWLINE_
Co-writer of INTSOK, Norwegian Oil and Gas Partners, Global Procurement Processes – Phase 1 (2014)_NEWLINE_
2007 Practing Certificate_NEWLINE_2003 Cand. jur. University of Bergen_NEWLINE_2002 Bond University, Australia