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Cand.jur. University of Oslo (1983), Dr.juris, University of Oslo (1989)
Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo
P.O.Box 6706 St. Olavs pl., 0130 Oslo
Director of Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo from 2006.
Part time professor Institute of Maritime Law and part time attorney with Arntzen, Underland & Co., 1997 - 1998. Full time professor Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law from 1998.
Professor Institute of Maritime Law, 1995 - 1997.
Associate professor Institute of Maritime Law, 1989 - 1995.
Lecturer Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, 1989.
Research fellow, Institute of Private Law, 1983 - 1988.
Construction and Oil-service Law
Counsel in international arbitration on FPSO contract.
Supervision of master papers on charter parties for supply vessels.
Responsible for the selective topie Maritime law at the Law faculty in Oslo, including charter parties.
Lectures in the selective topic Petroleum contracts on the Norwegian Fabrication Contract at the Faculty of Law in Oslo.
Article on knock for knock principle in the offshore sector.
Counsel (legal brief) in arbitration on risk sharing in construction contract for FPSO.
Insurance, Finance and Maritime Law
Counsel (legal briefs) in several international marine and energy insurance disputes and arbitrations.
Member of several arbitration tribunals in international arbitrations on insurance/reinsurance agreements, hereunder energy insurance, and one arbitration tribunal on a ship management contract.
Numerous speaking engagements on insurance and marine insurance issues, including energy insurance.
Chairman of the committee for construction of the Norwegian Marine Insurance Plan including Construction all risk for offshore installations.
Lectures in the selective topic Marine insurance at the Law Faculty in Oslo and supervision of master papers.
Numerous publications on marine insurance issues, including energy insurance.
Counseling (legal briefs) in disputes.
Lectures and supervision of master papers.
A long list of books and articles in tort, insurance, marine insurance and maritime law, hereunder:
Issues of marine insurance. Duty of disclosure, duty of good faith, alteration of risk and warranties, SIMPLY Scandinavian Institute Yearbook of maritime law 2001, CMI Yearbook 2000 Singapore I.
Issures of marine insurance. Misconduct of the assured and identification, SIMPLY Scandinavian Institute Yearbook of maritime law, 2002.
The distinction between one and more than one insured event, Forsikringsjuridisk Forenings Publikasjoner nr. 80, Scandinavian Institute Yearbook of maritime law, SIMPLY 2003.
Hull insurance of "latent defects" - i.e. error in design, material or workmanship, being published in Scandinavian Studies in law.
Handbook in hull insurance, together with Hans Jacob Bull, Gyldendal Akademisk, 2007 (ISBN 978-82-05-38381-4).
Deductibles as self insurance, Scandinavian Institute Maritime and Petroleum law Yearbook, SIMPLY 2011.
Nordic marine insurance plan 2013: fair and flexible cover for the assured?, Journal of International Maritime Law (ISSN 1478-8565. 18).
Liability and insurance clauses in contracts for vessel services in the Norwegian offshore sector - the knock principle, MarIus 2013 (419).