Sigurd Opedal

Sigurd Opedal

Partner

Partner

OFFICE
Oslo
PHONE
+47 22 82 76 28
MOBILE
+47 995 23 499
EMAIL
SOP@WR.NO

Practice areas   Company Law, M&A, Capital Markets

Sigurd Opedal is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is head of the firm's M&A practice. He works primarily with M&A, private equity transactions and capital markets transactions. Opedal is ranked as one of Norway's leading lawyers within mergers & acquisition by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IFLR and had according to Mergermarkets list for 2016 most transactions of Norwegian lawyers.

Work experience:

  • 2007- Partner, Wikborg Rein
  • 2004-2006 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
  • 2002-2004 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
  • 2001 Deputy Judge, Horten
  • 1999-2001 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

Publications:

  • Obstacles to Nordic Venture Capital Funds / Nordic Innovation Centre. – 3rd ed., Norwegian part by Sigurd Opedal and Anders Myklebust 

Directorships:

  • 2013- Head of Wikborg Rein's M&A practice
  • 2011- Member of the Board, Wikborg Rein

Education:

  • 2002 Practising Certificate
  • 1998 Cand. jur., University of Oslo
  • 1992 Business Economist, The Norwegian School of Management BI