Thomas Skjelbred specialises in the fields of corporate penalty, compliance and private investigations for national and international companies.

Mr. Skjelbred has 12 years of experience from Økokrim as a senior legal advisor and prosecutor in a number of economic criminal cases. He also has 9 years of experience from environmental management, primarily within regulatory development, industrial licenses and internal control issues.

Thomas Skjelbred advises both Norwegian and foreign clients in dispute resolution and in questions concerning corporate penalty.

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Wiersholm, 2015
  • Deputy Director of Økokrim, Senior Public Prosecutor, National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime, 2010
  • Head of Securities Team/Senior Public Prosecutor, National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime, 2007
  • Police Prosecutor for the Environment Team, National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime, 2004
  • Head of legal affairs, Norwegian Pollution Control Authority, 2000
  • Legal Adviser, Norwegian Pollution Control Authority, 1998
  • Senior Executive Officer, Ministry of Environment, 1995

Education

  • Cand.jur, University of Oslo, 1994