Jan Vablum is dealing with a wide range of contracts, in particular relating to shipping, hereunder joint ventures, building contracts and contracts of affreightment.

A large number of  Jan’s clients are international 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.

Jan has extensive experience with litigation in courts and arbitrations related to various contracts, shipping and martime related disputes.

Clients praise ‘shipping doyen’ Jan Vablum.

- Legal 500


2013 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2000 - 2012 Partner, Vogt & Wiig Advokatfirma
1996 - 2000 Senior Lawyer/Senior Associate, Wiig & Co Advokatfirma
1994 - 1996 Associate, Gjelsvik & Co Advokatfirma


1994 Cand. Jur., University of Bergen/Oslo