Kristin Nordland Brattli

Senior Lawyer

About Kristin Nordland Brattli

Kristin Nordland Brattli is a Senior Lawyer at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and she is part of the firm's Corporate Compliance and Crisis Management practice as well as Wikborg Rein's Trade Compliance & Sanctions Team.

Brattli provides advise within a range of compliance areas, including anti-corruption, international sanctions and trade restrictions, AML, as well as ESG and compliance in transactions. Brattli assists in assessing and setting up compliance programs, performing risk assessments, advising on risk mitigating measures as well as third party management and integrity due diligence of business partners. She also focuses on crisis management following suspected corruption or other forms of misconduct, including criminal and civil law consequences triggered by potential misconduct. In addition, Brattli advises on compliance in international contracts.

Brattli's practice also includes litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution, and she has assisted in international arbitrations. Brattli has previously worked as an adviser in the Legal Department with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and has wide experience from international trade law. She has participated in intergovernmental negotiations of EFTA free trade agreements, and has experience from a variety of cases within EU/EEA law. Brattli has conducted cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union and the EFTA Court, and she also has experience from the WTO dispute settlement mechanism.

Kristin is currently on leave from Wikborg Rein, and will until 2022 work in DNB Legal, Litigation & Compliance. Her focus will primarily be on questions related to AML, anti-corruption and international sanctions.

Work experience
  • 2020 -

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2017 - 2019

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2015 - 2016

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2013 - 2015

    Adviser, Legal Affairs Department, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • 2013 - 2014

    Examiner, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen

  • 2011 - 2013

    Higher Executive Officer, Legal Affairs Department, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • 2010

    Trainee; Office of the Attorney General (Civil Affairs) / Ministry of Justice, Legislation dept. / DNB NOR Bank ASA, Legal dept.

  • 2008 - 2009

    Trainee, various law firms

  • 2017

    Practising certificate

  • 2011

    Master of Laws, University of Bergen

  • 2010 - 2011

    Master of Laws, UK (Queens' College Student Prize)

  • 2009 - 2010

    Chinese language learning course, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

  • 2005 - 2009

    Master of Laws, University of Bergen

  • 2004

    Subject studies in political science and German, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology