Norman is a partner in our shipping, offshore and oil services team and has extensive experience with a variety of charter parties, service contracts, management agreements, ship building contracts and EPC(I) contracts for the shipping, offshore and maritime industries. He has been involved in a large number of ship building and offshore construction projects world-wide and is also experienced with sale & purchase of ships, sale- and leaseback and various other forms of shipping transactions. He also advises on marine insurance, transport law and logistics.
Norman has worked with shipping and offshore in Singapore and Australia and has significant international experience. In his role as a trusted advisor to several ship owners, charterers and yards, and by having been seconded to a large owner of FPSOs and a major operator of dry bulk vessels earlier in his career, Norman has gained a thorough and wide-ranging understanding of the industry. He is an external examiner at the University of Oslo covering maritime law and offshore construction contracts, and he also lectures at the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law.
Norman has been a lawyer since 2007 and has previous work experience from other corporate law firms and from Nordisk Defence Club (a mutual insurance club). He is a graduate from the University of Oslo (Master of Laws) and University of Oxford (Magister Juris).