Trond Eilertsen


About Trond

Trond Eilertsen is a Partner at Wikborg Rein’s Oslo office. His main areas of practice are matters relating to shipping and maritime law, contract law, insurance law and financing. He has extensive litigation experience before the Norwegian courts and in arbitration proceedings, and has been used as an arbitrator in Norway as well as abroad. Eilertsen has been an examiner and supervisor at the Faculty of Law in Oslo, Institute of Maritime Law. He has been Wikborg Rein's Chairman of the Board from 2007-2014 and he also managed the firm’s office in Kobe, Japan, for three years. Eilertsen has had various directorship positions across the maritime industry, including marine insurance, shipping and offshore operations, marine service companies and investment funds. Eilertsen is admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court and is recommended by Chambers and Partners as "Leaders in their field" in the categories Shipping: Corporate/Commercial, Litigation.



Work experience
1990- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2007-2014 Chairman of the Board of Wikborg Rein_NEWLINE_1987-1989 Head of Wikborg Rein's office in Kobe, Japan_NEWLINE_1984-1987 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_1983-1984 Deputy Judge, Lofoten sorenskriverembete_NEWLINE_1980-1983 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Public and International Law, University of Bergen
1997 Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court_NEWLINE_1983 Cand. jur., University of Bergen
"The Civil Dispute Act from the Lawyers Perspective", Tidsskrift for Forretningsjus (Norwegian Business Law Review) 2008_NEWLINE_"Handbook on Loss of Hire Insurance" (with co-authors Haakon Stang Lund and Jon Heimset), Bergens Skibsassuranseforening, 1999
Gard P&I (Bermuda) Ltd, Chairman of Executive Committee_NEWLINE_