Hedvig Bugge Reiersen


About Hedvig Bugge Reiersen

Hedvig Bugge Reiersen is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's M&A and Corporate Law practice. Hedvig is head of the firm's company law practice group, and of the Norwegian Bar Association's company law committee.

She advises on private M&A-transactions (mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations), and on day-to-day company law matters, including all kinds of company law - and corporate governance questions and incentive programmes.

Hedvig's practice also includes dispute resolution regarding company law matters (shareholders' conflicts, board of directors liability, etc.

Hedvig has a doctorial degree (Ph.D.) in Company Law from the University of Oslo, and has written several books and articles concerning Company Law.

Work experience
  • 2022 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2020 - 2021

    Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2018 - 2019

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2016 - 2017

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2014 - 2016

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2014

    Research fellow, Faculty of Law, Universitetet i Oslo

  • 2007 - 2014

    Reseacher and teaching post, The Norwegian School of Management

  • 2006 - 2007

    Research Assistant, Institute for Private Law

  • 2005 - 2006

    (Jan-Feb) Trainee, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2005

    Apprentice, Attorney General

  • 2004 - 2005

  • 2016

    Practising certificate

  • 2014

    Ph.D., University of Oslo, Faculty of Law

  • 2006

    Cand. jur., University of Oslo, Faculty of Law

  • "The concept of distribution after Norwegian company law, Universitetsforlaget, 2015

  • Article on related party transactions in company law in the book "Private law invalidity. In memory of Viggo Hagstrøm / Erling Hjelmeng (red.). - Bergen : Fagbokforlaget, 2016. - 521 p.

  • Report from Norway: Gender Equality in the Board Room, European Company Law 2008; Volume 5 p. 191-195 (co-written with Beate Sjåfjell)

  • Report from Norway: Redemption through Demergers, European Company Law 2009; Volume 6 p. 40-43 (co-written with Beate Sjåfjell)