Wegard Kyoo Bergli

Senior Associate

About Wegard Kyoo Bergli

Wegard Kyoo Bergli is a Senior Associate at Wikborg Rein’s Oslo office and is part of the firm’s Technology and Digitalisation practice. His practice includes IT/technology and data protection. Wegard also works with marketing law and consumer rights and cyber security.

Wegard's practice related to data protection includes transfers of personal data to countries outside the EU/EEA, use of customer data for purposes related to marketing and analytics and use of cookies. He also has extensive experience on M&A-related matters within data protection and technology.

Wegard also works with matters related to software, including open source and end-user licence agreements. He assists clients with regulatory related to the internet, e-commerence and consumer law. He has also experience assisting clients on the relationship between Chinese data protection law (PIPL) and the GDPR.

Wegard also has experience as an external examiner for master theses and courses in privacy and data protection from universities.

Work experience
  • 2022 -

    Senior Associate

  • 2021 - 2022

    Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2021 -

    Supervisor and external examiner, University of Bergen

  • 2021 -

    Supervisor and external examiner, University of Oslo

  • 2019 - 2021

    Associate, Advokatfirmaet Thommessen

  • 2017 - 2019

    Publishing Consultant, Fagbokforlaget

  • 2014 - 2017

    Acquisitions Editor (Economics and Business Administration), Cappelen Damm

  • 2013

    Internship (political and economic issues), Royal Norwegian Embassy in Seoul, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • 2007 - 2012

    Various positions, Gyldendal Norsk Forlag

  • 2022

    Practising certificate

  • 2020

    Exam in basic project management, Skema Business School

  • 2019

    Master of Laws, University of Oslo

  • 2015 - 2016

    Executive Master of Management, Strategic business development and innovation, BI Norwegian Business School

  • 2012

    Introduction to Modern China (Economy Track), Nordic Centre, Fudan University

  • 2011 - 2012

    Political Science, University of Oslo

  • 2007 - 2012

    Bachelor of Arts, University of Oslo

  • 2010 - 2011

    Keio International Program, Keio University