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Camilla Julie Wollan


Camilla Wollan is a partner in Finance & Projects at the Oslo office. Camilla has broad experience and expertise within the various aspects of Norwegian capital markets legislation. She provides assistance in connection with framework legislation and regulatory issues for investment firms, UCITS funds and Non-UCITS (AIFMD), payment undertakings, credit institutions and foreign exchange undertakings, and with a special focus on offering of cross-border financial services and products within the EU/EEA. Furthermore Camilla Wollan assists in connection with the issuing of high yield bond loans and appurtenant issues. Assistance is provided to banks and financial institutions, full-service investment firms, financial advisory firms and asset managers.

While at DLA Piper Camilla Wollan has for longer periods of time, been on partial secondments with a Nordic bank, amongst others to provide assistance in the Capital Market and Custody functions, and with a full-service Norwegian investment firm. During earlier employments Camilla has participated in the establishment of SpareBank 1 Markets AS as an investment firm, and held a position as lawyer with Nordic Trustee ASA, where she worked with the restructuring of bond issuances in 2008-2009. Camilla has excellent academic results and she has been employed in one of Norway’s major law firms and worked for several years with corporate and finance law. She began her career as a concern trainee in Storebrand ASA and participated in the establishing of If Skadeforsikring in Sweden.

Camilla Wollan assists with legal issues connected to regulation of undertakings subject to supervision, (including acting on cross-border or passporting within the EU) and how to set up the business, hereunder outsourcing of services, preparation of client documentation, advising in connection with structuring of financial services and products, set up of online trade platforms etc. Included in this kind of assistance is the preparation of application for permits and dispensations, as well as contact with public authorities. Camilla has worked with the setting up of hedge funds outside of Norway and provides assistance to fund companies and asset managers. Upon assistance in connection with issuing of bond loans this usually comprises negotiations of terms for the loan and preparation of the loan documentation, including securities and assisting in dialogue with Nordic Trustee, the paying agent, etc.

Areas of FocusFinance
Professional QualificationsAdvokat registered with Den Norske Advokatforening
  • English
  • Norwegian
  • Universitetet i Bergen, Cand. jur., 1998 


  • Up-and-coming Camilla Wollan focuses her practice on regulatory and compliance assistance, and draws praise for her "high technical interest in cryptocurrencies and fintech." Clients include traditional banking institutions and cutting-edge startups. Chambers & Partners, 2019 
  • Up-and-coming Camilla Wollan has a focus on regulatory and compliance issues relating to financial transactions. She receives plaudits for her work on complex transactions, with clients praising her responsiveness: "I know that she knows exactly what the matter is about and more importantly, what we need." Another source appreciates her management skills, stating that "she co-ordinates work internally with the team very well" and has "a confident level of oversight." Chambers and Partners, Europe 2018


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Prior Experience

  • 2019 - ; Partner, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA
  • 2012 - 2019 ; Associate Partner, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA 
  • 2010 - 2012 ; Lead Lawyer, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA
  • 2009 - 2010 ; Legal Counsel, SpareBank 1 Markets AS
  • 2007 - 2008 ; Legal Counsel, Kaupthing Bank
  • 2001 - 2007 ; Attorney, Thommessen
  • 1999 - 2001 ; Trainee, Storebrand

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Member of The Norwegian Bar Association