Mr Eirik Espenes > Brækhus Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Brækhus Advokatfirma DA
PO Box 1369 Vika
0161 OSLO
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Work Department

Real Estate and Construction


Eirik Espenes has extensive experience within real estate and construction law. He has expertise in the purchase, sale and lease of all types of real estate, organisation and development of residential projects, regulation and building issues, construction, the establishment and administration of housing companies, and land registry. He has brought many cases before the ordinary courts of law, including discretionary assessments and arbitrations in a broad range of cases, such as purchase, sale and leases, construction, the Norwegian Outdoor Recreation Act, Neighbour Act, Road Act, real estate brokerage, and easements.


2013 – : Partner and lawyer, Brækhus Advokatfirma

2007-2013: Partner and lawyer, Horgen law firm

2007-2013: CEO, Tostrupgården real estate agency AS

2004-2007: Lawyer, Horgen law firm

2000-2004: Associate, Horgen law firm

1993: Sergeant and second lieutenant, Norwegian armed forces


Norwegian and English


2004 – Lawyers practicing certificate
2000 – Master of Laws, University of Oslo
1992 – Officer Candidate School

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.