Therese Trulsen

Senior Lawyer

About Therese

Therese Trulsen is a Senior Lawyer and Chief Representative at Wikborg Rein's Shanghai office. She is part of the firm's M&A and corporate practice, and works mainly with cross-border matters related to the Nordics and China, hereunder international M&A, compliance, and corporate law.

Her work is primarily related to international transactions and corporate matters, hereunder advice to Norwegian and Scandinavian industrial and technology companies with a China strategy or presence.

Within M&A Trulsen has extensive experience with due diligence processes in China, negotiation and completion of M&As with Chinese targets. Experience with private equity transaction and regulatory issues for the private equity industry in Norway and the EU is also part of her practice.

Trulsen has experience with regulatory and license requirements for operations, contract and contractual structures (production, sales, distribution, agent, license etc.) in China, and handling of disputes arising out of the same. Company (WFOE and representation office) establishment and joint ventures negotiation in China form part of her expertise. Restructuring and liquidation, hereunder dismissal of employees in China are also processes Trulsen assists on.

The compliance assignments Trulsen regularly assists with often have a China angle. She assists on compliance review and training as part of preventive advisory compliance work, as well as investigation into and follow-up of suspected misconduct. The focus areas vary from anti-bribery work to personal data under the Cyber Security Law.

Therese Trulsen is frequently used as a speaker at conferences and in other fora.

Work experience
2019– Senior Lawyer and Chief Legal Representative, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai_NEWLINE_2018–2019 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai_NEWLINE_2017-2018 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo/Shanghai_NEWLINE_2014-2017 Associate, Law firm BA-HR DA_NEWLINE_2013-2014 Trainee, Royal Norwegian Consulate General Shanghai_NEWLINE_2011-2012 Trainee at Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, DNV GL and various law firms
2018 Practising Certificate_NEWLINE_2014 Master of Laws, University of Oslo_NEWLINE_2013 LLM General, University of Southampton_NEWLINE_2011 Exchange semester (law), City University of Hong Kong_NEWLINE_2008 Bachelor in culture and social sciences with a major in Chinese (Mandarin), University of Oslo_NEWLINE_2007 Exchange semester (Chinese), Peking University (北大)
2019 – Board member, Norwegian Business Association China