Lars Fredrik Styren > Advokatfirmaet Hjort > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Hjort
Universitetsgata 7
Oslo, 0164

Work Department

Employment law


Lars Fr. Styren assists companies, public institutions and private persons with counsel, inquiries and dispute resolution within both individual and collective employment law.

Lars advises a broad spectrum of clients in all fields related to employment law. He has extensive experience with the practical and legal issues that occur in relation to reorganisation and downsizing processes, including termination agreements.

Previously, Lars worked as a deputy judge, and came to Hjort from The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise’s (NHO) Legal Department, where he specialized in employment litigation. He has litigated a number of cases for the district courts and the Court of Appeals regarding a number of labor law issues, including termination and dismissal, business transfer as well as the limits of the employer’s right of management. Styren has also handled cases concerning collective labor law for the Labor Court.

Lars has had the legal responsibility for inquiry assignments relating to breaches of the requirement under the Working Environment Acts for a safe working environment.

Styren is an experienced lecturer on employment law-related topics, and has also been a board member of the Norsk Arbeidsrettslig Forening (NARF), the Norwegian Labor Law Association.


  • 2019  Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
  • 2016 – 2018 Attorney, The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO), Employment Law department
  • 2012 – 2015 Attorney, Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA
  • 2010 – 2011 Deputy judge, Asker and Bærum District Court
  • 2009 Deputy judge, Halden District Court
  • 2007 – 2009 Associate / Attorney, Advokatfirma Andenæs Aaløkken Veum DA


Norwegian, English


The Norwegian Bar Association


2006  Master of Laws, The University of Oslo
1998 Officer Cadet School for Light Air Artillery

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.