Georg Abusdal Engebretsen specialises in assisting Norwegian and international enterprises and public institutions in compliance and investigations across a broad range of practice areas. Mr. Engebretsen has extensive experience from compliance matters, including, on several occasions, as a project manager. He has sound expertise in the full range of compliance issues facing industrial, technology and shipping companies. Mr. Engebretsen is also an experienced litigator, including in cases concerning infringement penalties under the Norwegian Competition Act. In addition, he is often used as a lecturer both in Norway and abroad.

Mr. Engebretsen has several times been ranked as an up-and-coming lawyer in investigation and compliance in Norwegian financial daily Finansavisen's annual lawyer survey.

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Wiersholm, 2019
  • Managing Associate, Wiersholm, 2015
  • Senior Associate, Wiersholm, 2011
  • Deputy judge Eiker, Modum and Sigdal district court, 2010-2011
  • Associate, Wiersholm, 2007


  • Master in International Trade and Commercial Law (LLM), Durham University, 2007
  • Master of Law, University of Oslo, 2007