Trond Eilertsen


About Trond Eilertsen

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
  • 2007 - 2014

    Chairman of the Board of Wikborg Rein

  • 1990 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 1987 - 1989

    Head of Wikborg Rein's office in Kobe, Wikborg Rein, Kobe

  • 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

  • 1997

    Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court

  • 1983

    Cand.jur., University of Bergen

  • Gard P&I (Bermuda) Ltd, Chairman of Executive Committee

  • 2008

    "The Civil Dispute Act from the Lawyers Perspective", Tidsskrift for Forretningsjus (Norwegian Business Law Review)

  • 1999

    "Handbook on Loss of Hire Insurance" (with co-authors Haakon Stang Lund and Jon Heimset), Bergens Skibsassuranseforening