Hallvard Janbu Høyem

Senior Associate


Hallvard is a senior associate at SANDS' office in Oslo, where he is affiliated with the company's departments for Energy, Shipping & Offshore, Forensic Services, and Compliance and Risk Management.

He assists Norwegian and foreign shipowners, charterers, shipyards, P&I clubs, hull insurers and others associated with the maritime industry in matters related to maritime law, marine insurance and contract law. He has particular experience with LNG, marine insurance, project implementation in various jurisdictions, charter party disputes, newbuilding and conversion contracts, purchase and sale of ships, ship arrest, enforcement and proceedings before ordinary courts and in arbitrations.

Hallvard is also part of SANDS' Forensic services team where he assists and advises companies in case of suspicion of wrongful actions and/or unlawful circumstances, and other instances where there is a need to map the factual side of an incident. He assists with, amongst others, sanctions, background checks and IDDs.

He has extensive international experience, including from Singapore where he lived for a longer period of time.

2021 -

SANDS Advokatfirma DA

Senior Associate
2021 - 2021

Willis Towers Watson AS

Broker / Attorney-at-law
2016 - 2021

Höegh LNG AS

Legal Counsel
2018 - 2019

SANDS Advokatfirma DA

2016 - 2017

Norwegian Shipowners' Association's management trainee program

Maritime Trainee

University of Bergen

Master of Laws