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

Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Universitetsgata 1
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


Norwegian and English


2003 Law practicing certificate
2000 Law degree, University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Employment

Advokatfirmaet Hjort‘s employment team ‘combines in-depth knowledge of both individual and collective employment law with substantial business knowledge‘. Department head Jens Kristian Johansen is ‘an excellent communicator and strategist‘ and focuses on pensions matters, collective and individual employment law work, and discrimination cases. Firm managing partner Anne Marie Due is ‘an excellent employment law lawyer, business minded in her advice and a good discussion partner in every aspect of employment law issues‘. Lars Styren and Einar Engh are key names for litigation, and Claude Lenth stands out as ‘a very experienced lawyer with a practical approach‘ and regularly handles downsizings, dismissal cases, whistleblowing issues, reorganisations and restructuring matters. Christopher Hansteen is ‘a valuable adviser in employment and labour law matters‘, and Alex Borch is very experienced in advising on employee terminations.