Lars-Erik Østerbø

Lars-Erik Østerbø

Partner

Partner

OFFICE
Bergen
PHONE
+47 55 21 52 83
MOBILE
+47 476 53 015
EMAIL
LEO@WR.NO

Practice areas   Financing

Lars-Erik Østerbø is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Bergen office and he is part of the firm's financing practice. His main area of expertise is ship finance, and he has broad experience within shipbuilding, chartering, loan documentation and export credit finance. In 2014 he co-authored the book "International Bankruptcy", where he wrote the chapter about international bank insolvency, and in recent years he has been actively involved as lenders' counsel in several challenging insolvency, refinancing and restructuring matters. Østerbø's main legal expertise is within contract law, security law, guarantee law and insolvency law.

Work experience:

  • 2018- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Bergen
  • 2016-2017 Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Bergen
  • 2015-2016 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen
  • 2014 Secondment, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, London
  • 2012-2014 Lawyer, DNB Bank ASA, Bergen
  • 2009-2012 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen
  • 2009 Trainee, various law firms
  • 2008 Assistant Lecturer, University of Bergen 
  • 2007-2008 Group Leader, University of Bergen
     

Publications:

  • "International Bankruptcy", co-writer, Cappelen Damm, 2014

Education:

  • 2012 Practising certificate
  • 2009 Master of Laws, Universty of Bergen