Oddbjørn Slinning

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Oddbjørn Slinning is a part of the firm’s Energy, Shipping & Offshore department. He mainly assists clients with maritime law and contractual issues, including newbuilding and conversion projects, sale & purchase of ships, chartering contracts, and project financing of ships, rigs and similar assets.

Oddbjørn has throughout his career also handled several litigation cases and was admitted to the Supreme Court in 2017.

He has longstanding international experience, especially from Japan, where he lived and worked as a lawyer for several years.

2017 -

SANDS Advokatfirma DA

Partner
2011 - 2017

Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS, Oslo

Partner
2006 - 2008

Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS, Japan

Lawyer
2001 - 2005

Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS, Oslo and London

Associate | Lawyer
2017

Admitted to the Supreme Court

2000

University of Sydney, Australia

International Law, Contracts
2003

University of Oslo

Cand. jur.
2012

Maritime Law Handbook / Kluwer Law International

“Arrest of Vessels, Flag and Registration of Vessels and Mortgages, Judicial Sales of Vessels and Priority of Claims”
2000

Marius nr. 267

"Terminaloperatør-konvensjonen - om konvensjonens subjekt, anvendelsesområde og ansvarsperiode"
2020

Chambers

“Oddbjørn Slinning demonstrates solid transactional expertise in shipping matters, including the sale of crude oil carriers. He is equally well suited to handle ship arrest cases and other disputes. Clients praise him for being "very good at following up on details."
2020

Legal 500

“Very humble, down-to-earth and non-egocentric attitude. Appropriate non-confrontational approach to undertaking discussions during contract negotiations. Guy Leonard and Oddbjørn Slinning have my trust and I would take [them] into any meetings without hesitation. I cannot say the same of many lawyers...”
2020

The Lawyer Survey (Finansavisen)

1. place in the category "Shipping"