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Employment Law

Our employment lawyers help employers create good workplaces that are flexible and have the ability to adapt.

Our employment law team is one of the best in Norway. One of our lawyers led the Norwegian Labour Legislation Committee. The committee’s report resulted in the current Working Environment Act. 

Skilled lawyers

The rating agency, Chambers and Partners, says we have “first-class employment lawyers” and that "we find that the labour law team at Arntzen de Besche is in a class of its own". Several of our lawyers are ranked among the leading lawyers in Norway; Håvard Sandnes, Ingeborg Moen Borgerud, Knut-Marius Sture and Sven Iver Steen. 

The rating agency, Legal 500, notes that our labour law team “always delivers on time and has solid industry knowledge” and defines us as a leading law firm.

Our lawyers regularly hold lectures and publish books and articles on current labour law issues.

Sound advice

We place great emphasis on understanding our client’s business, which enables us to provide specific advice and safeguard the client’s interests as best possible.

Our lawyers have experience from both employer and employee standpoints, major private companies, public administration and the courts.

We assist in specific disputes before the Labour Court of Norway, regular courts and arbitration cases. In addition, we offer assistance related to pension law, civil servants law and maritime law.

Necessary restructuring

We have substantial consulting and counselling experience and expertise from negotiations and litigation upon termination and change of employment, particularly at the management level.

Our lawyers ensure that restructuring happens in an orderly manner.

Clients and services

Our clients include businesses, organisations, public institutions and private individuals.

Our advisory services include:

Reports that provide an overview

We draft labour law reports on behalf of various clients and client groups. We make complex problems manageable for our clients.

We have Norway’s foremost employment law team. Our employment law division is among the largest in the country and has considerable knowledge of collective and individual labour law, both nationally and internationally.

We are at the forefront of labour law!

Contact us - when you need legal advice and assistance.

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