Mona has acted as Managing Partner of Simonsen Vogt Wiig since 2013.

She has extensive experience within all aspects of competition law assignments, including M&A.

Mona also regularly advises key players in the mining industry in addition to clients within the media sector, food processing and agriculture.

Mona has further been appointed by the Norwegian Government as member of several law committees within these sectors.

One of the most experienced Norwegian lawyers in competition law.

- Legal 500

Work experience

2013 - (today) Managing Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig
1997 - 2012 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig
1994 - 1997 Lawyer, Simonsen Musæus Advokatfirma DA
1993 - 1994 Director General, Legal Section, Ministry of Trade and Energy
1990 - 1993 Advisor, Legal Department, Ministry of Trade and Energy


1989 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo


2011 - 2013 Chairman, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2007 - 2009 Board Member, Invento Finansrådgivning ASA
2004 - 2008 Member, Omsetningsrådet (on behalf of Virke)
2003 - 2006 Head of the Board of Complaint for Ownership in the Media (Klagenemnda for eierskap i media)
2003 - 2005 Board Member, Stiftelsen Norsk Rikstoto (appointed by the Ministry of Agriculture)
2002 - 2006 Board Member, Idium AS
2000 - 2020 Chairman, Stiftelsen Reisegarantifondet (appointed by the Ministry of Children and Equality)


Member of the Competition Law Committee (NOU 2012:8 More efficient competition law)
Head of the Media Ownership Committee in 2012 (Governing media ownership – a study)
Member of the Mineral Law Committee in 1996 (NOU 1996:11 Mineral Act Bill)
Member of the Media Ownership Committee in 1995 (NOU 1995:3 Diversity in media)