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Hanne specialises in compliance and crisis management. She joined Wikborg Rein from a large global law firm with headquarters in London. In addition to her Norwegian legal qualification, she is a solicitor qualified in England and Wales. Hanne has broad expertise within the field of compliance, with particular focus on investigations (internal and external) with an international angle, corporate criminal liability, human rights and responsible business, anti-corruption work and sanctions. As a solicitor in London, Hanne supported large, listed companies that were subject to investigation by various supervisory authorities, including the Serious Fraud Office and the Financial Conduct Authority. She has also handled regulatory enforcement action and investigations from an in-house counsel perspective, in connection with two separate secondments to investment banks in London. As a result, Hanne has relevant experience supporting companies in their handling of and dialogue with relevant regulatory authorities, in both criminal and civil law contexts. Hanne works with a range of clients across different sectors including, most notably, financial institutions, industry conglomerates and companies in the telecoms and renewables sectors. Hanne also has experience working as Chief Compliance Officer at a Norwegian listed company focusing on renewable energy. Hanne is a member of the Norwegian Law Society's Ethics Committee. Hanne holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from the University of Essex and a Master of Laws (LLM) in International Business Law (Distinction) from the London School of Economics. She is also a Solicitor Advocate with Higher Rights of Audience before the English High Courts.