Morten Goller is Wiersholm's Managing Partner.

Mr. Goller works with dispute resolution, including litigation and negotiations, in public procurement, competition law, contract law and constructions, and tax law. He also advises Norwegian and foreign clients on state aid and competition law and has particular expertise on public procurement. Mr. Goller has previously worked for the Attorney General (Civil Affairs) and has been a member of the Norwegian Complaints Board for Public Procurement. He is admitted to the Supreme Court and litigates regularly before Norwegian courts. Mr. Goller also has experience from international arbitration and the EFTA Court.

Morten Goller is ranked as Norway's leading expert on procurement law and as a leading dispute resolution lawyer in the Norwegian Financial Daily’s annual lawyers survey. He is ranked one of Norway's leading lawyers on procurement law, competition law, litigation and dispute resolution by Chambers Europe, Chambers Global and Legal 500.

Morten Goller is a specialist in public procurement and is acknowledged to possess a strong litigation track record. Sources bestow considerable praise on the "outstanding" Morten Goller, describing him as "good at explaining facts, extremely thorough in his preparation and very experienced in court".

Chambers Europe 2017


  • Mr. Goller has litigated five cases regarding public procurement and Norway's only private action for damages for breach of the competition rules before Borgarting Court of Appeal.
  • Mr. Goller represented Skanska Norge AS in an action regarding breach of the procurement rules, which resulted in the company being awarded NOK 54 million plus interest and costs in damages. This is the highest amount that has ever been awarded for breach of the public procurement rules in Norway.

Professional Experience

  • Managing Partner, Wiersholm, 2018
  • Partner, Wiersholm, 2014
  • Partner, Wikborg, Rein & Co, 2001-2014
  • Lawyer, the Office of the Attorney General (Civil Affairs), 1993-2000
  • Mandatory Army Service, the Office of the Judge Advocate General, 1992-1993


  • Admitted to the Supreme Court, 2001
  • LLM (Master of Laws), Columbia University, NY, 1996-97
  • Cand. Jur., University of Oslo, 1992

Board Memberships

  • The board of directors of Pareto Securities AS, Chairman
  • The board of directors of Pareto Offshore AS, Chairman
  • The Norwegian Bar Association's law committee for EU/EEA competition law, Member