"Quick and very creative, with a lot of experience in international shipping"
- Chambers Europe 2015
"Jörgen Almelöv is described by some as "the best shipping lawyer in Sweden".
- Legal 500 2015
"Peers describe Jörgen Almelöv as ‘pragmatic and hugely experienced’ while clients enthuse that they ‘have only the best things to say about him’.” - Chambers Europe 2012
Jörgen has over 30 years of experience providing a broad range of expert legal advice to the shipping sector. He also has extensive arbitration experience (mostly as legal counsel but also as an arbitrator). Jörgen has been retained as legal counsel in major international arbitrations relating to the oil and gas industry. He has experience from institutional arbitrations as well as ad hoc arbitrations. Jörgen has worked with all types of issues relating to shipping, including financing matters. He has extensive experience with commercial related issues in shipping such as i.a. charterparties, pool agreements, joint-ventures, shareholders agreements, sale and purchase contracts and shipbuilding contracts He works regularly with international clients such as ship owning companies, charterers, managers, banks and insurance needs.
Jörgens clients include Gotlandsbolaget, AtoB@C Shipping, Ålandsbanken, Danske Bank, Scandinavian Tank Storage, Baltic Offshore, Frederiet, Skuld, Swedish Club and Preem.
Jörgen Almelöv is a member of the board of directors of the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law at Oslo University. This is the leading academic institute in the Nordic countries for shipping, and oil and gas related legal issues. The Institute works closely with the business community. He is also the chairman of the Swedish Maritime Law Association, which is a part of CMI (the International Maritime Committee).
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