Trond Eilertsen

Trond Eilertsen

Partner

Partner

OFFICE
Oslo
PHONE
+47 22 82 76 12
MOBILE
+47 901 99 186
EMAIL
TEI@WR.NO

Practice areas   Shipping Offshore

Trond Eilertsen is a Partner at Wikborg Rein’s Oslo office and is and head of the firm's Energy Shipping and Offshore practice. 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
  • 2007-2014 Chairman of the Board of Wikborg Rein
  • 1987-1989 Head of Wikborg Rein's office in Kobe, Japan
  • 1984-1987 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
  • 1983-1984 Deputy Judge, Lofoten sorenskriverembete
  • 1980-1983 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Public and International Law, University of Bergen

Publications:

  • "The Civil Dispute Act from the Lawyers Perspective", Tidsskrift for Forretningsjus (Norwegian Business Law Review) 2008
  • "Handbook on Loss of Hire Insurance" (with co-authors Haakon Stang Lund and Jon Heimset), Bergens Skibsassuranseforening, 1999

Directorships:

  • Gard P&I (Bermuda) Ltd, Chairman of Executive Committee
  • The Norwegian Bar Association's Committee for Maritime and Transportation Law, Chairman of the Board 

Education:

  • 1997 Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court
  • 1983 Cand. jur., University of Bergen