Tor Henning Rustan Knudsen

Specialist Counsel

About Tor Henning Rustan Knudsen

Tor Henning Rustan Knudsen is a Specialist Counsel at Wikborg Rein's Bergen office and is part of the the firm's dispute resolution and litigation practice. He has significant litigation experience before most Norwegian courts, including approx. 15 cases at the Supreme Court level, hereunder the so-called "Robotcase" in 2012 regarding market manipulation with stock trading robots. Tor Henning also has expertise in compliance, anti-corruption, investigations, securities law, contract law, public procurement and economic crimes.

Work experience
  • 2018

    Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2013 - 2018

    Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Bergen

  • 2010 - 2013

    Senior Public Prosecutor, The Director of Public Prosecution in Norway

  • 2009

    University teacher (hourly basis) in criminal law and procedural law, at The Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

  • 2007 - 2010

    Director and Lawyer, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Oslo

  • 2006 - 2007

    Deputy Judge, Oslo City Court

  • 2005 - 2006

    District Attorney, Regional Public Prosecution Office in Oslo

  • 2001 - 2005

    Police Attorney, Oslo Police District

  • 2000 - 2000

    Higher Executive Officer, The Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry

  • 1999 - 2000

    Specialization, Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition,Washington DC,USA

  • 2012

    Admitted to the Supreme Court

  • 2002

    Practising certificate

  • 2000

    Cand.jur., University of Oslo