New Partners with Simonsen Vogt Wiig

August, 2021 - Oslo, Norway

Thomas Talén joins Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s employment law team from Deloitte. Thomas has extensive expertise within structuring and implementation of various compliance programs, forensic investigations, and handling of whistleblower cases. He also advises national and international clients on acquisitions, restructuring/downsizing as well as individual personnel matters.

«The recruitment of Thomas is a great addition to our employment law team and contributes to further strengthen a department in growth. We are very happy to have him joining the SVW team!» Managing Partner Mona Søyland says.

Malin Tønseth has extensive competence within compliance, and a unique experience of cyber security and crisis management. Malin is amongst Norway’s leading experts in data protection and information security. As head of Compliance & Risk she will also strengthen the firm’s effort within ESG and sustainability. Malin previously worked with Hydro heading the organization’s global-wide privacy compliance strategy and network.

Thomas Olsen has wide experience with advising in data protection issues for both national and international clients. He holds a PhD in data protection law and is amongst Norway’s leading experts in GDPR, digitalization and marketing law. Thomas has worked with Simonsen Vogt Wiig since 2011 and heads the firm’s top ranked data privacy team.

«Malin and Thomas are key partners to our technology and innovation initiatives, and strongly contribute to the exciting development the firm faces within ESG/compliance and GDPR/data privacy. We are very pleased to welcome them both into the partnership!», Mona Søyland says.