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Provided by Alex Borch


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Alex Borch specializes in employment law and dispute resolution.


Professional experience

2011: Admitted to the Supreme Court, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

2007: Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

1997 – 2006: Attorney, Wiersholm, Mellbye & Bech, Advokatfirma AS

1993 – 1997: Senior Executive Officer/Acting Legal Adviser, Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Justice


«Konkurransebegrensninger i arbeidsforhold» 2016 (Editor)

Norwegian law commentary, author of the comments pertaining to the Statuatory Limitations Act and the debt collection law

«Konkurranseklausuler, kundeklausuler og ikke-rekrutteringsklausuler», report to the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion 2008 (co-authors Else Bugge Fougner, Claude A. Lenth and Marie Ljones Fjulsrud)

«Hjemmevakt og arbeidsfri», Arbeidsrett nr. 4/2006

«Konkurranse med nåværende eller tidligere arbeidsgiver», Lov og Rett nr. 2/2000 (Co-author Jan Fougner)

«Romatraktatens artikkel 37 – Særlig om bestemmelsens betydning for A/S Vinmonopolet ved et norsk EF-medlemsskap», IUSEF nr. 4/1991


Association of Danish lawyers

Arbitrator education


The University of Oslo

Law degree


Languages Spoken



Work Highlights

Alex Borch assists both employers and employees with legal advice and in legal disputes in the practice area of employment law. He has comprehensive litigation experience and has negotiated a large number of termination agreements for both employers and employees. Additionally, Alex has special experience involving employees who start up a competing business – or transfer to competing businesses. He has edited the book “Konkurransebegrensninger i arbeidsforhold” and been asked by the Ministry to contribute to the legislative process that resulted in new legislation being adopted in the area.

Alex has extensive experience involving professional liability and board members’ liability. In 2019 he handled many large compensation cases against law firms in both the Court of Appeals and the Norwegian Supreme Court. Alex has also assisted many former board members in compensation proceedings.

Alex has broad litigation experience from various contract disputes. The disputes have involved e.g. purchases, franchise relationships, collaboration agreements and distribution agreements.

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