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Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

Employment

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What the team is known for

Advokatfirmaet Hjort boasts an impressive team highly regarded for its experience in employment litigation as well as employee data privacy and individual and collective employment law. It additionally advises on restructurings and employee transfers. The firm's clients include many blue-chip companies from various sectors, as well as unions, charities and public institutions. The team is also experienced in advising on high-profile whistle-blowing investigations.

Work highlights

Hjort assisted transport company Boreal Norge in a case against Finnmark og Troms county municipality concerning the extent of responsibility for pension costs.

Notable practitioners

Alex Borch has extensive experience in employment disputes such as termination cases.

Anne Marie Due is regularly involved in a range of investigations and advisory matters, including whistle-blowing cases, business transfers, pensions and terminations.

Christopher Hansteen is well known for his expertise in collective labour law issues, regularly advising unions, employee organisations and public companies. An interviewee notes: "Christopher Hansteen is a committed and experienced lawyer, able to bring out an outstanding performance both individually and as a team member."

Claude Lenth advises companies on HR processes and the employment aspects of organisational changes and redundancies.

Einar Engh is best known for his employment litigation capabilities. His experience covers unlawful strike action and whistle-blowing.

Else Bugge Fougner is a widely respected practitioner in the employment arena, with a wealth of experience in contentious and non-contentious labour law matters.

Jens Kristian Johansen is a well-recognised employment practitioner who assists clients with mandates relating to reorganisations, GDPR, downsizing and terminations.

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Overview

Hjort assists with dispute resolution and advises on all areas of employment law, including those relating to corporate governance. Over many years, we have gained extensive experience from numerous business sectors and types of operation, and have one of Norway's largest employment law practices.

We can help you handle the various issues that can arise at any stage in the employment relationship, in connection with its establishment, day-to-day HR and operational issues, and its termination. Thanks to our extensive experience of most types of cases, we can offer advice, assist in negotiations and, if necessary, represent you in court.

We advise on matters relating to both individual and collective employment law.

We are retained by both employers and employees, which gives us broad insight and invaluable experience. The practice is organised to provide commercially sound and effective advice to our clients, and operates with a relatively large number of partners in the first line.

Hjort has been helping to resolve employment disputes for many years, and our employment law attorneys have extensive experience of litigating before district courts, courts of appeal and the Supreme Court. This experience of litigation is also of great value in our day-to-day advisory service.

Employment

Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

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Location

PO Box 471- Sentrum,

Akersgaten 51

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

0105

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Norway

Employment


Anne Marie Due
Band 2
Christopher Hansteen
Band 2
Claude Lenth
Band 3
Einar Engh
Band 3
Else Bugge Fougner
Senior Statespeople

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