Christian Steen Eriksen

Partner, LawyerOslo

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Christian Steen Eriksen


Christian Steen Eriksen is a partner and part of Selmer ́s energy department. He assists leading Norwegian and English companies with negotiations and execution of complex projects. In particular within oil, oilservice, shipping, financial institutuions, but also other companies. Christian is part of Selmer's litigation team and he has in-depth experience in acting in all forms of business related disputes, both before the ordinary courts in Norway and in arbitration. In recent years he have represented clients in some of the biggest and most complex disputes related to the oil and gas industry. Christian has accumulated particular expertise related to disputes in onshore and offshore construction, infrastructure, energy and maritime law, including preliminary injunctions and arrests. Christian also acts in International arbitration cases, often with assistance from our network of local lawyers. Christian has extensive experience from various forms of alternative dispute resolution in Norway and in various foreign jurisdictions. He is also an external examiner for Tilvirkningskontrakter (Offshore Contracts) at the University of Oslo.

Work experience

Partner, – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2007 - 2019
Partner – Kyllingstad Kleveland Advokatfirma DA
2001 - 2006
Partner – Simonsen Advokatfirma DA
1996 - 2001
Associate and Senior Associate – Simonsen Musæus Advokatfirma DA
1995 - 1996
Assistant judge – Asker og Bærum herredsrett
1992 - 1995
Associate – Hambro & Garman
Associate – Advokatfirmaet Hagen & Skotvedt


1987 - 1991
Cand.jur. – University of Oslo
1990 - 1990
Legal Studies, Pennsylvania – Dickinson School of Law


What has become of the right of guarantee? Comment to Rt. 2012 p. 96
Distribution of partial payment between several claims
Insurances of mortgagees under the Norwegian Marine Insurance Plan
Enforcement of ship mortgages - Norway
Norwegian Financial Contracts Act
Tilsagnsbrev - bankens forpliktelser