Christian Hauge

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Name: Christian Hauge
Nationality: Norwegian
Residence: Oslo
Telephone: +47 21 02 11 53
Languages: Scandinavian, English
Professional Licenses: Admitted to the Norwegian Bar., Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court (2015).
Academic degrees: Cand.jur. University of Bergen (2000)
Firm Name: Advokatfirmaet Wiersholm AS
Firm Address: P.O.Box 1400 Vika, 0115 Oslo
Firm Country: Norway
Firm Phone: +47 210 210 00
Firm Website:
General Arbitration Experience

Co-arbitrator in international shipping disputes (ad hoc).

Counsel in several international arbitrations (ad hoc).

Counsel in several national arbitrations (ad hoc) and court cases under Norwegian law.

Work history

Partner in Advokatfirmaet Wiersholm from 2013, lawyer from 2001.

Secondment, Ince & Co., London, 2004.

Board member in the Maritime Law Association (Sjørettsforeningen).

Oil, Gas and Energy Contract Law

Co-counsel for gas seller in price revision dispute (ICC).

Public Law Regulations, Concessions and Tariffs

Counsel in dispute before the ordinary courts regarding i.a. alleged unlawful use of ship drawings.

Construction and Oil-service Law

Counsel for EPC-contractor in relation to several field development projects on NCS, both in relation to negotiations, mediation, interim measures and arbitration (ad hoc) involving European and Asian parties.

Counsel for rig-owner in dispute after rig-upgrade.

Insurance, Finance and Maritime Law

Counsel in arabitrations (ad hoc) after management buyout and dissolving of JV.

"Decisions in civil procedure" together with Jens Edvin A. Skoghøy, Fagbokforlaget 2001.
Several newsletters; "Knock for knock", "Direct Action against liability insurers in Norway" and "Litigating Civil Claims in Norway".
Several engagements on shipping & offshore seminar and conferences; "Conversion contracts", "Repair contracts", "Managing Contract Risk", "Supplytime 2005 - pitfalls and how best to manage them", "Direct Action against Norwegian P&I clubs", "Relasjonsbygging, kundepleie eller bestikkelser - hvor går grensen?"