Therese Trulsen is a Specialist Counsel at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office. She is part of the firm's corporate, Finance & Tax group, 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 leading 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.
Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
2019 - 2022
Senior Lawyer and Chief Representative, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai
2018 - 2019
Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai
2017 - 2018
Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo/Shanghai
2014 - 2017
Associate, Law firm BA-HR DA
2013 - 2014
Trainee, Royal Norwegian Consulate Shanghai
2011 - 2012
Trainee at Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, DNV GL and various law firms
Master of Laws, University of Oslo
LLM General, University of Southampton
Exchange semester (law), City University of Hong Kong
Bachelor in culture and social sciences with a major in Chinese (Mandarin), University of Oslo
Exchange semester (Chinese), Peking University (北大)