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Håvard Sandnes

Håvard Sandnes

Managing Partner

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Sandnes is Managing Partner in Arntzen de Besche.

He primarily provides legal assistance to Norwegian and foreign clients on business transfer and employment law issues. He also advices on pension issues. Håvard acts mainly for employers, often in connection with organisational changes or where a working relationship is ending. 

Sandnes was previously partner and head of the law firm Thommessen’s employment law group. He has also been a lawyer in the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (“NHO” – the main employers’ organization in Norway) and temporary judge in the Hålogaland Court of Appeal. 

Chambers and Partners’ sources state that Håvard Sandnes "understands our questions and offers several solutions" and that "He's really a standout lawyer". Legal 500's sources state that Håvard Sandnes is "extremely knowledgeable".



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