Sunniva Kinsella

Senior Lawyer

Sunniva Kinsella. Photo.

Sunniva is an experienced banking and finance lawyer and works within a wide range of sectors such as renewable energy, shipping/offshore, corporate finance etc. She assists with legal and structural advice, negotiations and other project management on all stages of transactions and projects, including debt financing, bonds, financial and operational leasing, hedging (both ISDAs and electricity hedging/PPAs with ECA guarantees) and restructuring/enforcement.


  • 2022 - 2024

    Up and Coming - Chambers and Partners Global and Chambers and Partners Europe (banking and finance)
  • 2022 - 2023

    Rising Star - Legal500 (banking and finance)
  • 2020

    Winner in Norway by Euromoney Legal Group - IFLR Rising Stars Awards Europe
  • 2018

    Up and coming and one of the Leaders of Tomorrow - Kapital’s selection of Norway’s most powerful women


  • 2013

    Master of Laws, University of Bergen
  • 2012

    Certificate in International Finance Law, Queen Mary University of London

Quotes from others

  • "She is very effective, to the point and takes a commercial view."

    Chambers and Partners
  • "An ‘outstanding, talented young lawyer‘"

    Legal 500
  • "Efficient, friendly and service minded. High quality on every document she has delivered"

    Legal 500