Richard Bjerk

Senior Lawyer

About Richard Bjerk

Richard Bjerk is a Senior Lawyer at Wikborg Rein's Bergen office and is part of the firm's Fisheries and Aquaculture practice. He specialises in shipping, fishery and litigation.

He assists, among other, shipping companies for new building projects at Norwegian and foreign shipyards. Furthermore, he assists the fishing industry in connection with fisheries legislation, herunder litigation.

He has master from University of Pacific, Mc George School of Law, California, "Transnational business practice LLM".

Work experience
  • 2010 -

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 1999 - 2009

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 1998 - 1999

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 1988 - 1998

    Attorney at Law, Legal Department, Den norske Bank ASA, Bergen

  • 1986 - 1987

    Deputy Judge, Karmsund

  • 1985 - 1986

    Executive Officer/Junior Executive Officer, Civil Department, The Norwegian Ministry of Justice

  • 1991

    Master of Laws in Transnational Business Practice (LL.M), McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California

  • 1984

    Cand.jur., University of Bergen