Mr Filip Truyen > Wikborg Rein > Bergen, Norway > Lawyer Profile

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Company Law, Capital Markets


Filip Truyen is a Partner in Wikborg Rein’s Bergen office and is head of the firm’s Corporate group. Truyen is also a Professor, Doctor of Laws at the University of Bergen and at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

Truyen is among Norway’s leading experts on company law. He has published scientific work with focus on shareholder conflicts, directors’ liability, corporate governance, compulsory acquisition, public ownership and enterprise valuation. Truyen has broad experience as an Appellate Court Judge and as an arbitrator. Moreover, Truyen is frequently engaged in the sale and reorganising of businesses, especially where the choice of transaction model is an important premise. He often acts as counsellor in ownership disputes, including challenges that come with generational changes. Truyen was Deputy Chairman at the Appeal Board of Stock Exchanges in Norway in the period 2009-2012.


2010 – Partner, Wikborg Rein, Bergen. 2012 – Professor II, Faculty of law, University of Bergen. 2011 – Professor II, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH). 2007-2011 Professor, Faculty of law, University of Bergen. 2004-2007 Associate University Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen. 2000-2004 Reseach Fellow, Faculty of law, University of Bergen. 1995-2000 Appellate Court Judge, Gulating Court of Appeal (acting 1995-1996). 1993-1995 Lawyer/Associate, Office of the Attorney General. 1991-1993 Senior Executive Officer, Legislation department, Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police. 1990 Editor, “Jussens Venner” (Norwegian University Law Review). 1988-1989 Research Assistant, Department of Private Law, University of Oslo.


Norwegian Bar Association.


2004 Doctor of Laws, University of Bergen. 1994 Practising certificate. 1991 Cand. jur., University of Oslo.

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Capital markets

With ‘an extremely experienced and very well connected’ team, Wikborg Rein is a go-to firm for blue-chip clients and high-profile mandates; it recently advised ABG Sundal Collier and DNB Markets on the combined senior secured bond issuance and IPO of Norske Skog, and acted for the managers on a NOK15bn government bond issuance by the Kingdom of Norway. The practice is also highly active in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. Dag Erik Rasmussen heads up the department and Stian Tande Mortensen leads the debt capital markets group. Per Anders Sæhle is a key contact for ECM transactions, Filip Truyen leads the corporate team in Bergen, and Ole Andenæs leads the financial services practice.