Arthur Duus is Cand. Jur. of the University of Bergen and holds an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School. He works mostly on aquaculture matters, contracts and litigation.

Arthur has wide experience within the aquaculture business and devotes most of his time to this industry. He holds various board positions in seafood companies and undertakes arbitration assignments in addition to ordinary counseling and litigation.

Arthur has been close on the seafood industry since 1990, and has acted for many of the leading players in the business, both listed companies and privately owned enterprises. He has in-depth knowledge and experience with the regulatory framework of the industry, including the newly adopted “traffic light system” and the regulation on licenses, production sites, inspections and sanctions.

Finansavisen has previously appointed him as one of Norway’s leading lawyers within Fisheries/Aquaculture, and as of today he is ranked by Chambers as one of the leading lawyers within “Aquaculture and Fisheries”.

The level of service, knowledge and commercial awareness offered by Arthur Duus is of a very high standard, and he is a very pleasant person to work with.

- Chambers and Partners

After working closely with Arthur Duus for several years, we are very confident with his performance.

- Legal 500


2013 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
1991 - 2012 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Wiig & Co. ANS/Vogt & Wiig
1987 - 1990 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Wiig & Co.
1986 - 1987 Legal assistant, Krigsadvokaten for Østlandet
1985 - (today) Lecturer, University of Bergen
1984 - 1985 Deputy judge, Tana og Varanger sorenskriverembete
1982 Research assistant NAVF, University of Bergen


1990 LL.M., Harvard Law School
1983 Cand. Jur., University of Bergen


2003 - (today) Various board positions and election committee positions in listed and privately owned companies within the seafood industry
1995 - 2012 Board positions, Advokatfirmaet Wiig & Co ANS and Advokatfirmaet Vogt & Wiig AS
1983 - 2000 Various censoring and lecturing at University of Bergen and Norwegian School of Economics