Hanne Rustad Gundersrud

Senior Associate

About Hanne Rustad Gundersrud

Hanne Gundersrud is a Senior Associate at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office, where she is part of the Compliance and Crisis Management team. Hanne joined Wikborg Rein from a large global law firm with headquarters in London. She is a solicitor qualified in England and Wales, and her areas of expertise are in compliance, investigations (internal and external) and contentious financial services regulatory matters. Hanne has previously worked with a wide range of financial institutions, corporate clients and financial services firms.

Hanne has undertaken two separate secondments at the London office of two global investment banks. In doing so, she gained experience working on matters ranging from whistleblowing to regulatory investigations and banking disputes, as well as a number of other financial crime and compliance matters.

Hanne holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from the University of Essex and a Master of Laws in International Business Law (Distinction) from the London School of Economics. She also has Higher Rights of Audience before the English High Courts.

Work experience
  • 2020 -

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2017 - 2020

    Senior Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

  • 2015 - 2017

    Trainee Solicitor, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2015

    Legal practice course as required to become a qualified solicitor in the UK., Legal Practice Course (LPC), BPP University

  • 2013 - 2014

    LLM in International Business Law with a focus on corporate and financial crime and financial regulation., Master of Laws, LLM London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  • 2008 - 2012

    LLB (Hons) Law & Human Rights, University of Essex