Gunhild Dugstad's practice includes mergers and acquisitions, company law and the capital markets. Ms. Dugstad has extensive experience as a project manager in major and complicated transactions, particularly in private equity and the manufacturing industries.

Gunhild Dugstad is ranked as a next-generation-lawyer on mergers and acquisitions in Legal 500.


  • Assistance to Nordic Capital in connection with the purchase of Lindorff and assistance to Geveran Trading in connection with the sale of Aktiv Kapital.
  • Assistance to Orkla in connection with the establishment of Sapa as a joint venture between Orkla and Hydro.

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Wiersholm, 2015
  • Managing Associate, Wiersholm, 2013-2015
  • Secondment, Allen & Overy LLP, 2011/2012
  • Senior Associate, Wiersholm, 2011-2013
  • Associate, Wiersholm, 2007-2011


  • Master of Law, University of Bergen, 2007