Wikborg Rein Adds London and Singapore Partners

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Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Birgitte Karlsen

International law firm Wikborg Rein has appointed two new partners to its shipping and offshore team.

Birgitte Karlsen becomes a partner in the firm’s London office, which she joined in 2011 after two years working as in-house counsel for offshore oil and gas technology specialist Aker Solutions in Norway. Prior to that, Birgitte had worked in the Oslo and Singapore offices of Wikborg Rein as a senior associate.

Birgitte’s work in the offshore sector includes structuring international projects, general risk analysis and related project financing. She also specializes in helping suppliers in the oil and gas industry to negotiate construction and conversion contracts and contracts for the operation of rigs and vessels, including FPSOs.

Meanwhile, Siri Wennevik has joined the Singapore office of Wikborg Rein. Siri is an experienced transactional lawyer within the shipping and offshore sectors. She has participated for both borrowers and lenders in a number of transactions for Norwegian and international clients. Siri’s work covers a broad range of commercial and financing shipping and offshore work, including syndicated facilities and bond financing, and she is particularly experienced in asset-, project-, and cross-border financings. 

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