Frithjof assists primarily leading Norwegian and foreign insurance companies as well as companies in the shipping and offshore industry. A large number of Frithjof’s clients are International insurers, owners, charterers and other international companies pursuing or defending claims before the Norwegian courts or in arbitration against Norwegian entities. He frequently represents international clients in cover disputes against Norwegian clubs and insurers.
Frithjof has extensive experience with litigation in courts and arbitrations related to various contract forms within shipping and offshore. Frithjof litigates before all Norwegian courts including the Norwegian Supreme Court (admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court) as well as in arbitration. He is frequently appointed as arbitrator in shipping and offshore disputes, hereunder under ship building contracts. He has argued about 100 cases, 6 cases before the Norwegian Supreme Court, about 30 cases before the Courts of Appeal and more than 60 cases before the City/District Courts and arbitration.
Renowned litigator Frithjof Herlofsen handles a range of contentious issues. One client appreciates the fact that 'he is in control of the major issues and knows the market'.
|2002||-||(today)||Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|1999||-||2001||Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|1994||-||1998||Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|2008||Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court|
|1999||Qualified as Solicitor to the Supreme Court of England and Wales|
|1994||Cand. Jur., University of Oslo|
|2017||-||2019||Chairman of the Board, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|2015||-||(today)||The Law Committee on Insurance Law, The Norwegian Bar Association|
|2015||-||2018||Leader of JUC Norge - Liability and insurance|
|2008||-||2017||Member of the Board, The Norwegian Maritime Law Association|
|2005||-||2015||Member of the Board/Chairman, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|