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Christopher Hansteen

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Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

Work Department

Employment law

Position

Christopher Hansteen has extensive experience in practising collective employment law, individual employment law and pensions, the law of torts and human rights. He has authored a number of books and articles on collective and individual employment law. He also has extensive litigation experience and is admitted to the Supreme Court.

Career

2014-: Partner, Grette, 200-2014: Attorney, The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions, 1998-2000: Deputy Judge, Ålesund, 1995-1998: Attorney, The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions, 1994-1995: Associate, The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions, 1993-1994: Consultant/Senior Executive Officer, the Price Directorate/the Norwegian Competition Authority

Languages

Scandinavian Languages, English

Member

Norwegian Bar Association

Education

University of Oslo, (1992, law degree), Admitted to the Supreme Court (2011)


Norway

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Advokatfirmaet Grette DA’s practice handles litigation for clients in the construction, IP, employment, and oil and gas sectors; examples include Olav Thon Gruppen, Bravida Norge and National Oilwell Varco. Practice head Amund Brede Svendsen is recognised for his IP expertise and Christopher Hansteen focuses on employment issues.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Advokatfirmaet Grette DA is recognised for its contentious expertise and also receives praise for its reorganisation, business transfer, collective labour law and investigation knowledge. Jens Kristian Johansen leads the department, which also fields Johan Hveding, Christopher Hansteen and Sigurd-Øyvind Kambestad.

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Legal Developments by:
Advokatfirmaet Grette AS

  • Proposed ban on personal import of medicinal products ordered via Internet

    The Ministry of Health and Care has recently issued a hearing letter proposing stringent restrictions on import of medicinal products for personal use. Among the actions proposed, is a general ban on the import of prescription drugs, and access for Customs to seize and destroy falsified or illegal medicinal products.
    - Advokatfirmaet Grette DA

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