Einar Askvig graduated from the law school of the University in Oslo in 1976 and was admitted to the bar in 1978. Askvig has economic/business administration education from the Business School of Oslo (BI) and the Marketing College of Oslo. He has practiced law in the law-firm Wikborg, Rein & Co, both in Oslo and as resident lawyer at their office in Rotterdam, as partner in the Lawfirm Evensen & Co. and is the founding partner of Vogt Advokatfirma Lawfirm S.L.
In addition to real estate law, Askvig is often retained as a business lawyer in commercial/corporate matters by international firms related to the maritime as well as non-maritime industry. He is board member/chairman of the Board in various companies in Norway, Holland, Belgium and Spain. Askvig has been resident in Rotterdam, Chicago and Antwerp and is presently living with his family in Marbella.