Tor Henning Rustan Knudsen

Tor Henning Rustan Knudsen

Senior Lawyer

Senior Lawyer

OFFICE
Bergen
PHONE
+47 55 21 52 09
MOBILE
+47 402 04 085
EMAIL
THK@WR.NO

Tor Henning Rustan Knudsen is a Senior Lawyer at Wikborg Rein's Bergen office and is part of the the firm's dispute resolution and litigation practice. He has significant litigation experience before most Norwegian courts, including approx. 15 cases at the Supreme Court level, hereunder the so-called "Robotcase" in 2012 regarding market manipulation with stock trading robots. Knudsen also has expertise in compliance, anti-corruption, investigations, securities law, contract law, public procurement and economic crimes.

Work experience:

  • 2013- Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Bergen
  • 2010-2013 Senior Public Prosecutor, The Director of Public Prosecution in Norway
  • 2009- University teacher (hourly basis) in criminal law and procedural law, at The Faculty of Law, University of Oslo
  • 2007-2010 Director and Lawyer, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Oslo
  • 2006-2007 Deputy Judge, Oslo City Court
  • 2005-2006 District Attorney, Regional Public Prosecution Office in Oslo
  • 2001-2005 Police Attorney, Oslo Police District
  • 2000 Higher Executive Officer, The Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry
     

Education:

  • 2012 Admitted to the Supreme Court
  • 2002 Practising certificate
  • 2000 Cand.jur., University of Oslo
  • 1999-2000 Specialization, Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Washington DC, USA