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Mira Tengesdal Torstenbø

Mira Tengesdal Torstenbø

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Mira Tengesdal Torstenbø is part of the Employment Law department.

Torstenbø has worked with employment law for the past 11 years and  primarily provides legal assistance to Norwegian and foreign clients on employment law issues, contract law, dispute resolution and litigation. She mainly represents employers, often in connection with organisational changes or when a working relationship is ending. 

She has for six years worked mainly with clients from the oil and gas sector and has in-depth competence about relevant topics in the sector. 

Torstenbø has been a judge and a deputy judge in Stavanger District Court for almost four years and has broad experience with litigation. She was head of the Employment law group in Haver law firm. 

Further, Torstenbø has for a number of years worked as an external examiner within employment law for the Faculty of Law at the University of Bergen. She also provides lectures on general employment law for law students at the University of Stavanger.

She is a member of the the Norwgegian Bar Association’s committee for Civil proceedings and arbitration.

Before graduating from the University of Bergen in 2009, she worked one semester for the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. Here, she worked with the NBA (Norwegian Business Association) and coordinated the work between several Norwegian oil and gas companies operating in South Korea. She also led the negotiations for a fisheries agreement between Norway and South Korea. Additionally, Torstenbø worked one semester with EU law in Brussels for a law firm. 

While studying, Torstenbø was the editor of the Norwegian legal magazine “Jussens Venner”. Jussens Venner is frequently referred to by the Supreme Court in Norway. 

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