Arild Paulsen has specialized expertise in contract law, company law, public procurement law and construction contract law.

Arild has worked with business law since 1993, and most of the work is related to contracts, company law, including transactions with significant elements of real estate transactions (real estate and real estate companies), real estate development projects and general real estate law, public procurement and construction contract law. He holds a real estate broker license and is the professionally responsible manager in Trondheim.

Arild processes litigations and gives regular lectures in the aforementioned special areas.

Arild co-founded the law firm in Trondheim in 2000. He served as general manager from 2005 to 2017 and is currently chairman of the board.



2002 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig Trondheim AS
2000 - 2002 Partner, Consil Lawfirm, Trondheim
2000 Partner, Lawfirm Tapper, Trondheim
1997 - 2000 Lawyer, Lawfirm Tapper, Trondheim
1993 - 1996 Lawyer, Stenberg-Nilsen, Christophersen & Lyngtveit, Oslo
1991 - 1992 Deputy judge, Trondheim City Court
1990 - 1991 Assistant police attorney, Uttrøndelag police headquarters
1989 - 1990 Reseach assistant, Universitetet i Oslo, Institutt for offentlig rett


1990 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo


2019 - (today) Chairman, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig Trondheim AS
2005 - 2017 General Manager, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig Trondheim AS
2000 - (today) Several board appointments


Yrkeshemmede arbeidstakeres stillingsvern Institutt for offentlig rett, UiO, 4/1990
Motregningsrett i husleieforhold Lov og Rett, 05/2009
Div. publikasjoner; særlig offentlige anskaffelser og leiekontrakter