Lars Inge Ørstavik's main areas of practice are matters relating to shipping and maritime law, contract law, manufacturing/enterprise law and marine insurance.

He advises ship owners, shipyards and underwriters, particularly in issues related to contracts for the building, conversion and maintenance of ships in addition to matters relating to management and operation of ships.

Lars Inge is experienced in casualty work and compensation law and assists P&I clubs, hull underwriters and ship owners on these matters. He has broad experience from dispute resolution and litigation work before Norwegian courts and in arbitrations.



2016 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2008 - 2016 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Wikborg Rein & Co.
2003 - 2007 Fast advokat, Advokatfirmaet Wikborg Rein & Co.
1998 - 2003 Advokatfullmektig, Advokatfirmaet Wikborg Rein & Co.
1997 - 1998 Vernepliktig jurist, Krigsadvokatene for Sør-Norge
1997 Sensor, Det juridiske fakultetet i Bergen


1997 Cand. Jur., University of Bergen

Clear and fearless in his advice and actions.

- Legal 500

Lars Inge Ørstavik is a very experienced lawyer within all fields of marine law, always ready to come up with new, smart and practical solutions.

- Legal 500