Mira Levánd Bergsland

Senior Lawyer

About Mira Levánd Bergsland

Mira Levánd Bergsland is a senior lawyer at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's restructuring and insolvency practice. Her main areas of practice relate to insolvency and bankruptcy law, mortgage law, company law and enforcement actions.

Mira works with restructuring projects with a special focus on insolvency and provides advice within a wide range of issues related to the operations of companies in financial distress. She has broad experience from complex and comprehensive restructurings of Norwegian companies in the oil/shipping sector. Her practice also include administration of bankruptcy estates, where she has been part of the teams administrating the bankruptcy estates of Faktor Eiendom ASA, Aksjespareklubben TA-Invest, Sydvaranger Gruve AS and Veireno AS. She is from April 2022 appointed as administrator in bankruptcy cases before Oslo City Court.

Mira is the author of the legal commentary to the Wage Guarantee Law, published by Universitetsforlaget (available as a book and online at www.juridika.no). She is also the author of the notes to the Wage Guarantee Law published by Karnov Group Norway at www.lovdata.no.

Mira has previously worked as a deputy judge with Oslo Byfogdembete, a court in Oslo who specializes in bankruptcy-/insolvency-, legal enforcement and provisional security cases. She is also an external examiner at University of Bergen (since 2015).

Mira is ranked as "up and coming" within Restructuring and bankruptcy law in Finansavisen, and recommended in Legal500 as a "key lawyer" within her field.

Work experience
  • 2019 -

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2016 - 2018

    Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2015 -

    External examiner, University of Bergen

  • 2015

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2014 - 2015

    Deputy Judge, Oslo County Court

  • 2012 - 2014

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2012

    Scholarship holder, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2010 - 2011

    2011 Trainee

Education
  • 2015

    Practising certificate

  • 2012

    Master of Laws, University of Bergen

  • 2011

    Special subjects, Faculty of Law, University of Glasgow

Publications
  • Author of the legal commentary to the Wage Guarantee law, titled "Lønnsgarantien Lovkommentar", Universitetsforlaget 2021

  • Contributor to the book 100 næringseiendomstips (100 commercial real estate tips), Wikborg Rein 2014