Kristoffer Birkeland is experienced in the fields of Private Equity, Venture Capital and industrial M&A.

He assists both financial and industrial clients in all stages of the transaction, from the initial introduction phase until signing and closing.

In addition to being a dedicated member of SVW’s Private Equity Group, Kristoffer has extensive experience in the Venture Capital field where he assists both start-/scale-ups and investors on a regular basis. Kristoffer also acts as mentor and speaker for leading accelerators and start-up clusters in Norway.


Extremely professional in all matters. Excellent in negotiations, flexible, goal-oriented, always “on line” with quick feedback – e-mails, phone and drafts. Positive and easy going individuals.

- Legal 500


2023 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2022 - 2022 Associate partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2019 - 2022 Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2018 - 2019 Senior Associate, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
2015 - 2018 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS
2013 - 2015 Associate, Advokatfirmaet PwC


2013 Master of Law, University of Oslo