Nils Håkon Risberg primarily works with corporate restructuring, debt settlement and bankruptcy proceedings.

Nils Håkon has experience as a business lawyer since 2000. He has a total of 14 years of experience as a police officer and police investigator in both tactical and technical investigations, as well as almost 2 years as a deputy judge.

Nils Håkon has specialized expertise in bankruptcy/insolvency law, review, value added tax law and inheritance. Since 2002 he has been a permanent trustee in bankruptcy for the Sør-Trøndelag District Court. Processing of the bankruptcy estate often involves complex labor law, mortgage law, corporate law, contract law, value added tax law and bankruptcy law issues.

Nils Håkon is also part of Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s teams for compliance and investigation and taxation and fees, and in this connection has been involved in conducting several factual investigations/inquiries and assisted private parts and public institutions with a number of value added tax issues.

He has extensive experience in inheritance and estate administration as a trustee for the courts as well as assistance to private individuals.

Nils Håkon’s practice also includes real estate transactions and corporate law advice. Furthermore, he is widely experienced in probate law, both as a retained counsel for private probate and as a court appointed probate administrator.


Work experience

2013 - (today) Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig Trondheim
2004 - 2012 Partner, Vogt & Wiig Advokatfirma Trondheim
2001 - 2003 Senior Associate, Vogt & Wiig Advokatfirma Trondheim
2000 - 2001 Associate, Vogt & Wiig AS Trondheim
1999 - 2000 Deputy judge, Byfogden i Trondheim
1998 Police inspector, Uttrøndelag politidistrikt
1984 - 1998 Police officer, Police districts and Kriminalpolitisentralen


2015 Mva I og II, part of Master of Management, BI Handelshøyskolen Oslo
1998 Cand. Jur., University of Oslo
1986 Police officer, The Norwegian Police University College


2016 - (today) General manager, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig Trondheim AS
2005 - 2009 Board member, Vogt & Wiig Advokatfirma Trondheim