Erling Grimstad

CEO / Lawyer

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Erling Grimstad is one of the most experienced advisors in the Nordic countries for prevention and investigation of financial crime. He assists clients in preventing and uncovering suspected breaches of law, such as money laundering, corruption, fraud, embezzlement, theft of business secrets, identity theft, breach of procurement regulations. The clients includes banks, insurance companies, other private enterprises, aid organizations and municipalities. 

Erling has worked with privacy law since 2004 and assist businesses with compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He assists clients with risk assessments, action plans, data protection agreements, audits, among more. 

Erling is widely used for training initiatives and he is an experienced speaker on topics such as business ethics, dilemma training, money launder, corruption and data privacy. 

He has extensive international experience from numerous cases in Europe, the USA, Africa and Asia.

Erling was the first in Norway to initiate forensic services and whistleblowing services. He has in-depth knowledge from all services offered by the law firm.


(+47) 997 97 542



From 2017

Lawyer and CEO

From 2004

Lawyers and CEO

1981 - 2004

Police investigator, Public prosecutor and head

Advokatfirmaet Erling Grimstad AS (law firm)
Erling established the law firm in 2017, offering forensic services and compliance services to banks, insurance companies, investment firms and aid organizations. 
Erling has worked with forensic services and compliance in Norway and globally. 
Erling has worked on combating financial crime in roles such as an investigator, public prosecutor and as head of the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (ØKOKRIM). 


2001 - 2004


1986 - 1991
1981 - 1983
Norwegian Business School (BI)
Master in Management (organizational psychology, board of directors management and project management)
University of Oslo
Master of laws. 
Police Academy


Erling Grimstad

Lawyer and CEO


(+47) 997 97 542


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(+47) 997 97 542

Gaustadalléen 21,

0349 Oslo,


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