Sunniva Kinsella has expertise with financial transactions, shipping and renewables.

Sunniva has special expertise within banking and finance and extensive experience with financial and other project based structures within shipping/offshore, renewables and corporate finance, including asset and project financing, restructuring, bonds and power purchase transactions. She also has special expertise on financial regulation, with a focus on EU/EEA legislation.

She provides assistance to both national and international parties and her work covers all steps of the projects, including structural and legal advice, negotiation of documentation, facilitation and assistance for utilisation of funds and execution of other transactions, re-negotiations, restructuring and enforcement.

In 2018, she was ranked as «up and coming» and one of «tomorrow’s leaders» in the Norwegian financial magazine Kapital’s annual ranking of Norway’s most influencing women, and in 2021 she was selected as winner in Norway by Euromoney Legal Group for the IFLR Rising Stars Awards Europe 2020.

Efficient, friendly and service minded. High quality on every document she has delivered.

- Legal 500


2019 - (today) Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2018 - 2019 Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS
2014 - 2018 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS


2013 Master of Laws, University of BergenMaster thesis "The Legal Foundation of Banks Branch Activities within the EU/EEA-area"
2012 Certificate in International Finance Law, Queen Mary University of London