Jens Kristian Johansen > Advokatfirmaet Hjort > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Universitetsgata 7
Oslo, 0164
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Work Department

Employment law


Partner Jens Kristian Johansen is a specialist in individual and collective employment law, discrimination law, pension law and dispute resolution. His experience is extensive and he advises both private and public companies in Norway and abroad, and also employees and employees’ unions. He works broadly within employment law issues, and has conducted one of the most comprehensive restructuring- and downscaling assignments in recent years.


2020 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
2009 – 2020 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Grette AS
2006 – 2008 Senior attorney, Advokatfirmaet Grette AS
2004 – 2006 Partner, Advokatfirmaet Storeng, Beck & Due Lund
2003 – 2004 Attorney, Advokatfirmaet Storeng, Beck & Due Lund
2001 – 2003 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Storeng, Beck & Due Lund
2000 – 2001 Senior Executive Officer, Norwegian Board of Health Supervision




2003 Law practicing certificate
2000 Law degree, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Employment

Advokatfirmaet Hjort‘s practice demonstrates ‘excellent employment law knowledge‘, and focuses on advising an employer-side client base encompassing the oil and gas, retail, construction, energy, manufacturing and banking sectors, as well as assisting governmental entities and unions. Litigator Lars Styren heads up the department, and Jens Kristian Johansen is very experienced in handling individual and collective employment law matters. Christopher Hansteen ‘provides top of the line legal advice‘ on pensions matters, and Claude Lenth ‘is an excellent lawyer to work with, providing fast and hands-on advice on all aspects of employment law‘. Firm managing partner Anne Marie Due is a key name for whistleblowing cases, and Alex Borch is highly regarded.