Christian Ditlev-Simonsen has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, securities and financial regulation, contract law and offshore building contracts, and sanctions related matters. He assists several clients as an experienced board member and in general meetings.

Christian’s main area of work is within the oil & gas sector (upstream) and with industrial companies within several sectors, including the aquaculture sector, service industry and financial companies such as securities trading firms, banks and insurance companies. He is a member of the firms financial regulation group.



2002 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2000 - 2002 Partner, Andersen Legal
1999 - 2000 Senior Associate, Andersen Legal
1993 - 1999 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS
1988 - 1993 Financial and security regulation, investigations, and board secretary, The Norwegian Financial Supervising Authority (Finanstilsynet)


1992 LL.M, Georgetown University Washington DC
1988 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo


Board member, Optimar AS
Board member, Colliers Corporate International AS
Board member, responsAbility Nordics AS
Board member, Sprint International AS
Board member, Viking Oil & Gas AS