Marit E. Kirkhusmo
Marit E. Kirkhusmo is a specialized lawyer within shipping, offshore and financing and has 20 years of experience within these areas both nationally and internationally.
She assists clients in a broad variety of cases, including sale and purchase of ships, sale leasebacks, vessel construction, financing, restructuring and M&A, as well as general advisory services and dispute resolution. Kirkhusmo assists different types of clients within these areas, such as shipowners, brokers, financial institutions, insurance companies, managers and agents.
For many years Kirkhusmo was Chief Legal Counsel of a large international shipping group, the Eitzen –group, both in a period where the group experienced extensive growth and later when the group was subject to restructuring. From the position as Chief Legal Counsel she gained considerable commercial experience as well as practical knowledge from restructurings.
Kirkhusmo is member of the board of directors of GIEK – the Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency.
She is recognized in Legal 500 within the areas «Maritime Law» and «Banking and Finance».
T: +47 22 81 45 44
M: +47 995 23 534
Secretary: Caroline Langtangen
Energy, Shipping & Offshore
Cand.jur., University of Oslo, 1997
2014 – dd Member of the board of directors of GIEK – the Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency.
1998 – dd Member of the nomination committee in the Norwegian Maritime law Organization.
2015- 2016 Member of the board of directors of Advokatfirma Ræder
2005 – 2012 Secretary of the board of directors of Camillo Eitzen & Co ASA
2005 – 2009 Secretary of the board of directors of Eitzen Chemical ASA, later Team Tankers ASA
2006 – 2010 Secretary of the board of directors of Eitzen Maritime Services ASA.
2005 -2012 Various board positions in the Eitzen –group, including Nordan Obo 1, Sigloo Gas KS, Napoli Chemical AS, Sigas (Danmark) A/S and EMS Insurance Brokers.
2016 The International Comparative Legal Guide to Project Finance, 2016 the Norwegian Chapter
2016 The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending and Secured Finance, 2016, the Norwegian Chapter
2015 The International Comparative Legal Guide to Project Finance, 2015 the Norwegian Chapter
2015 The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending and Secured Finance, 2015, the Norwegian Chapter
1997 "The legal position of the crew when the contracting party is a company within a concern”, written as research assistance at the Nordic Institute of Maritime law, University of Oslo, published MarIus no. 228