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.

Mr. 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 and Partners and Legal 500.

Procurement and competition law expert Morten Goller is lauded by clients as “a truly amazing all-round lawyer.” He rises in the rankings on the back of excellent client feedback, which describes him as "brilliant" and "a very impressive and very pleasant lawyer."

Chambers Europe, 2018

Projects

  • 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

Education

  • 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