Mr Thomas Andersen > Brækhus Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
PO Box 1369 Vika
0161 OSLO

Work Department

Real Estate


Thomas Andersen heads Brækhus’ real estate team and is an expert on real estate law, with expertise on ground lease laws. Thomas assists private persons, as well as both large and small businesses with complex real estate law issues related to tenancy agreements and right of use, planning and building law, and construction contracts.

Thomas has extensive litigation experience and litigates a large number of cases each year. He has litigated cases before all courts of law, including the Norwegian Supreme Court and arbitration tribunals. He also has long experience with land consolidation.


2018 – : Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
2011-2018: Partner, Dalan Advokatfirma DA
2006-2011: Lawyer, Simonsen Advokatfirma
2005-2006: Statsbygg, legal department
2002-2005: Associate, Wiersholm Advokatfirma


Norwegian and English


2002: LL.M, Commercial and Corporate law, King’s College, London
2001: Master of Laws, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Real estate

Litigation expert Thomas Andersen heads up Brækhus Advokatfirma DA‘s ‘very solid and competent‘ real estate practice. The group is noted for its expertise in property management and development work and expropriation matters, and regularly acts for housing companies, developers, owners and managers in mandates. Eirik Espenes is ‘extremely knowledgeable‘ on lease agreements, real estate transactions, public planning matters and residential development projects. Erling Keyser is very experienced in property law, and Fredrik Huseby is a key contact for expropriation cases. In early 2023, Benedicte Krogh Grimstad and Karoline Rørvik Zeiner joined the practice from Dalan Advokatfirma DA.